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Legislation authored by Jim Tallas

Includes legislation with Jim Tallas as the primary author for the 69th through 73rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

73rd Regular Session
HB 133 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to rates for electric service to certain residential buildings.
HB 134 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the expulsion of a student from a summer program.
HB 135 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the annual registration of motor vehicles.
HB 520 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the exclusion from coverage under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act of services performed by certain landmen.
HB 521 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of a bond in satisfaction of a fine and costs in a misdemeanor case punishable by fine only.
HB 942 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain restrictive covenants relating to real property.
HB 1075 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace.
HB 1175 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adjudication and disposition of children for delinquent conduct that violates a penal law of this state of the grade of felony.
HB 1575 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs of the district courts and county courts at law in Fort Bend County.
HB 1576 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to a court administrator in Fort Bend County.
HB 1722 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of goods on certain public highways or rights-of-way; providing penalties.
HB 1742 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Fort Bend Subsidence District.
HB 1743 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain documents to be filed or recorded with and certain fees charged by county clerks.
HB 2612 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Coastal Coordination Council.
HB 2748 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duty of County Clerk as recorder.
HB 2749 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to services and issuance of noncertified papers and other documents by county clerks.
HB 2750 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for legal papers filed with a county clerk.
HB 2751 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain documents by county clerks.
HB 2821 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 3 of Fort Bend County.
HB 2825 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs of the district courts and county courts at law in Fort Bend County.
HB 2826 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a court administrator in Fort Bend County.
HCM 226 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Imperial Sugar Company on the occasion of the company's 150th anniversary.
HCR 152 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging the Congress of the United States to cease mandating programs that state governments are required to fund.
HR 333 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring Wednesday, March 10, 1993, Fort Bend County Day at the Capitol.
HR 606 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the officers and employees of the Imperial Sugar Company on the occasion of the company's 150th anniversary.
72nd Regular Session
HB 169 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an action on a deficiency on a debt secured by real property following a foreclosure sale of the property.
HB 389 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the justice and small claims courts.
HB 583 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle insurance coverage and liability for motor vehicle accidents.
HB 773 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to confidential information of the Texas Department of Banking and penalties for disclosure of confidential information.
HB 774 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligible investment securities to be pledged with the treasurer by a state depository.
HB 775 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the murder of an individual under six years of age as a capital offense.
HB 904 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of oral or sign language statements of a criminal defendant.
HB 905 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the cross-industry acquisition of national banks, state and federal savings and loan associations and state-chartered banks.
HB 1026 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose an additional one-half of one percent sales and use tax for the support of the municipality's school district.
HB 1027 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the sale of goods in certain counties on public highways or rights-of-way; providing a penalty.
HB 1102 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the organization and regulation of state savings banks; providing penalties.
HB 1199 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to exempting from sales and use taxes indirect costs related to certain data processing services.
HB 1203 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the extension of junior college district boundaries.
HB 1248 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of pawnbrokers and pawnshop employees.
HB 1249 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the authority of the consumer credit commissioner to assess a civil penalty for violations of Article 5069-2.01 et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes.
HB 1250 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to penalties for violation of Title 79, Subtitle Two, Revised Statutes (Article 5069-2.01 et seq., Vernons's Texas Civil Statutes).
HB 1259 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals by commercial pet services; providing criminal penalties.
HB 1406 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain persons in the business of cashing checks; providing penalties.
HB 1585 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to the consumer credit commissioner's publication and authorization of a market competitive rate ceiling.
HB 1586 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain motor vehicle installment sales.
HB 1587 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Section 113.056 of the Texas Trust Code relating to the standards for trust management and investment.
HB 1613 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the offense of criminal trespass on the premises of an electric generating plant or electric utility substation.
HB 2279 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the use of an automatic dial announcing device.
HB 2280 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuing of permits by the Department of Health for landfills and hazardous waste disposal sites.
HB 2281 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of state limited banking associations.
HB 2494 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to commercial fishing and the wholesale retail fish businesses.
HB 2495 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the terms served by members of the Agricultural Diversification Board, the execution of the Texas Link Deposit Program, and the amount of funds that may be placed in the Texas Link Deposit Program.
HB 2825 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an action on a debt secured by real property sold at a judicial or nonjudicial foreclosure sale.
HCR 74 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing September 15-21, 1991, as Community Banking Week in Texas.
HR 248 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Fort Bend Independent School District volunteer program.
HR 371 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Althea Criner on her exceptional record of achievement as principal of Joseph R. Rhoads Elementary School and extending to her best wishes for continued success in the future.
HR 524 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring Tuesday, April 16, 1991, Fort Bend County Day at the Capitol.
HR 626 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Fort Bend Capitol Scholar Program.
HR 714 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Commander L. B. Ross for 25 years of outstanding service to the people of Sugar Land and extending best wishes for a rewarding retirement.
HR 724 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Houston Baptist University.
72nd 1st Called Session
HB 19 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the terms served by members of the Agricultural Diversification Board, the execution of the Texas Link Deposit Program, the amount of funds that may be placed in the Texas Link Deposit Program, and the purposes for which loans made under that program may be used.
HB 66 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the escheat of certain funds paid under a prepaid funeral contract.
HB 187 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of certain state financial institution regulatory agencies and regulation; providing penalties.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HB 19 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of certain state financial institution regulatory agencies and regulation; providing penalties.
HB 79 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the creation of state limited banking associations.
72nd 3rd Called Session
HR 52 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol for its record of sterling service during the recent flooding.
71st Regular Session
HB 360 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to operation of a work force development incentive program.
HB 403 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the taking of blood specimens of driving-while-intoxicated suspects upon the request or order of a peace officer.
HB 476 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to prohibited provisions in automobile rental agreements; providing a penalty.
HB 869 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to polygraph examinations of police officers and fire fighters in certain cities.
HB 900 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the investment of county funds.
HB 1105 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to certain motor vehicle insurance discounts for completion of a driving safety course.
HB 1106 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the obligation of certain hospitals to provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act.
HB 1107 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to voir dire in a capital case in which the state is not seeking the death penalty.
HB 1108 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to small claims court jurisdiction.
HB 1138 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the continuing education requirements for a county treasurer.
HB 1314 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investment of county funds.
HB 1315 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels; providing criminal penalties.
HB 1316 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a public utility to self-insure against certain losses and to the consideration of those costs in determining rates.
HB 1766 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the sale, lease, transfer, and cancellation of certain business opportunity contracts or agreements.
HB 1767 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the status and rights of state agencies receiving certain services from certain utilities.
HB 1855 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of criminal district attorney of Fort Bend County, creating the office of district attorney for the 268th Judicial District, and creating the office of county attorney of Fort....
HB 1856 Author: Tallas, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the period in which a person must bring a suit for certain damages against certain surveyors.
HB 1910 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to required instruction in railroad and highway grade crossing safety in driving safety courses.
HB 1998 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to fees for issuance and service of a capias.
HB 2454 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 2455 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to improvement district finances, reports, supplies, and expenditures.
HB 2456 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to municipal actions regarding certain bonds, developer reimbursements, disannexations, and annexations.
HB 2457 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to the suspension or denial of driving privileges for certain persons under 21 years of age who engage in conduct or commit an offense related to drugs or alcohol.
HB 2458 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the deferral of proceedings in certain criminal cases involving misdemeanors punishable by fine only.
HB 2492 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the maintenance, repair, construction, and disposal of Texas National Guard armories.
HB 2819 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to creation, administration, powers, duties, and operations of the Fort Bend Subsidence District; providing for civil penalties.
HB 2866 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
Caption: Relating to the murder of an individual under six years of age.
HB 2867 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for parole of persons convicted of indecency with a child involving sexual contact.
HB 3016 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the identification of certain city and county vehicles.
HB 3048 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence in a case regarding sexual assault of a child.
HB 3049 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to reducing the assessment fee imposed on public utilities.
HR 41 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending congratulations to Matt Washington.
HR 120 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming a delegation from the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, People's Republic of China.
HR 452 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 1989, as Fort Bend County Day in Texas.
HR 506 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Paul Boesch.
HR 669 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming 1989 Capitol Scholars.
HR 688 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Mr. Brian Garraway.
HR 877 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of law enforcement officer Ronald D. Slockett.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 51 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of and penalty for murder of an individual 14 years of age or younger.
HB 94 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective in 90 days--10/18/89
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Department of Aviation; making appropriations.
HB 138 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the authority of water supply corporations to acquire property and construct facilities, including the authority to exercise the power of eminent domain.
HCR 14 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Stating legislative policy that landfills and waste sites not be licensed if located within three miles of state property.
71st 2nd Called Session
HR 92 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sheriff Gus George.
71st 6th Called Session
HB 56 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the operation and funding of the Public Utility Commission of Texas; making appropriations.
HR 63 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Rick Perry.
70th Regular Session
HB 62 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of tampering with identification numbers.
HB 317 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to parental consent for the marriage of certain minors.
HB 534 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the offense of tampering with identification numbers.
HB 1936 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an energy efficiency program for state agencies.
HB 1937 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to authorizing a public utility to self-insure all or part of its potential losses from windstorm, fire, explosion, or any other class of catastrophic property loss; providing for creation of appropriate reserve accounts and consideration of those accounts for rate-making purposes.
HB 1938 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the discharge, suspension, or demotion of a commissioned officer in the Department of Public Safety.
HB 1939 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the removal or alteration of serial numbers on tractors, farm implements, or special mobile equipment; providing a penalty.
HB 2455 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence of the hearsay statements of child abuse victims.
HB 2456 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to personnel who may draw blood specimens of driving-while-intoxicated suspects upon the request or order of a peace officer.
HB 2457 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the pleading in criminal actions.
HB 2458 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the penalty range in cases of driving while intoxicated after two or more convictions.
HB 2529 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain state-owned property to the School Land Board on behalf of the permanent school fund.
HR 353 Author: Tallas, Jim
Caption: Commending Fort Bend County.
HR 354 Author: Tallas, Jim
Caption: Commending the Fort Bend Republican Women's Club.
HR 408 Author: Tallas, Jim
Caption: Congratulating the academic decathlon teams of John Foster Dulles High School and William P. Clements, Jr., High School.
HR 412 Author: Tallas, Jim
Caption: Welcoming a group of exchange students visiting the Capitol.
HR 428 Author: Tallas, Jim
Caption: Welcoming students participating in the Capitol Scholars program.
70th 2nd Called Session
HR 89 Author: Tallas, Jim
Caption: In memory of Police Sergeant Ronald Slockett of Sugarland.
69th Regular Session
HB 873 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to issuance of permits for solid waste facilities in certain counties and to approval or rejection of local solid waste management plans by the Texas Department of Health.
HB 1212 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a minimum period of confinement before an inmate is eligible for release on parole or mandatory supervision; amending Subsections (b), (c), and (d), Section 15, Article 42.12, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended.
HB 1415 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Fort Bend County.
HB 2247 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the annexation by a city of territory within a water and sewer district.
HB 2248 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the refunding of bonds by levee improvement districts.
HB 2404 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction, practice, procedure, and compensation of the judge of the County Court at Law No. 1 of Fort Bend County, and to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Fort Bend County.
HB 2440 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and operations of the Fort Bend Subsidence District.
HCR 44 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HCR 124 Author: Tallas, Jim
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Declaring March 19, 1985 as Fort Bend County Day.