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Legislation authored by Kent A. Caperton

Includes legislation with Kent A. Caperton as the primary author for the 67th through 71st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

71st Regular Session
SB 124 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the election and number of directors of the Burleson County Hospital District and to the application of candidates for the office of director.
SB 222 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: General Appropriations Bill.
SB 249 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a teenage pregnancy prevention education program.
SB 250 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorney of Milam County.
SB 278 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the practice of physical therapy.
SB 296 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement benefits from and rates of contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 297 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the certification and reimbursement for expenses of shorthand reporters.
SB 298 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to support for a minor or adult disabled child.
SB 327 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support and to the establishment of paternity.
SB 330 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the provision for spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages and providing enforcement procedures.
SB 338 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to emergency appropriations.
SB 407 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges and to the election on confirmation of those justices and judges.
SB 408 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to provision of certain motor vehicle insurance information after a motor vehicle accident.
SB 410 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to certain insurance coverage for spouses and dependents in the event of the severance of the family relationship.
SB 412 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to filling a vacancy in the office of county commissioner.
SB 414 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the establishment of motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance programs.
SB 415 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Insurance Counsel.
SB 466 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to sick leave for public school teachers.
SB 593 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to granting a person whose land is wholly or partially surrounded by the land of another person the right to an easement over the surrounding land.
SB 668 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to application of the open meetings law and open records law to the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
SB 669 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the premium tax credit claimed for assessments paid by certain insurance companies as members of certain insurance guaranty associations.
SB 670 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to certain premium taxes, premium surtaxes, administrative services taxes, and retaliatory taxes imposed on certain insurance companies and the payment of tax refunds to and the distribution of tax....
SB 710 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the administration and financing of mass transportation.
SB 712 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the nonvoting representation of college and university students on the governing boards of their university systems.
SB 713 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Rice Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 715 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral directing and embalming.
SB 717 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Columbus Community Hospital District; granting the power of eminent domain; granting the authority to issue bonds; and providing....
SB 745 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health to pay medical advisory board members for their professional consultation services.
SB 769 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the adoption of certain regulations to encourage and require the use of natural gas and other alternative fuels.
SB 779 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the County Court at Law of Austin County.
SB 808 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to a premium tax imposed on certain life, accident, and health insurers and the imposition of a retaliatory tax.
SB 872 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a certain amount of unencumbered state revenue to the economic stabilization fund.
SB 873 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the Texas Engineering Experiment Station.
SB 874 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to supreme court rulemaking in certain actions.
SB 875 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exercise of state budget execution powers.
SB 877 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the requirement of a training certificate for state agency administrative hearing officers and to the establishment of an Administrative Hearing Officer Training School at Texas A&M University.
SB 878 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authorization for a student recreational sports fee at institutions within the Texas A&M University System.
SB 880 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of state contributions for life, accident, and health coverage premiums under employee insurance programs of state government and state institutions of higher education.
SB 881 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an increase in the maximum group hospital fees levied and collected from each student of The Texas A&M University System.
SB 944 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to costs of disposing of nuclear waste and decommissioning nuclear plants.
SB 984 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the deposit of money and securities into and the expenditure of money from the state treasury, and to certain related accounting procedures.
SB 985 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the uniform statewide accounting system.
SB 1031 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a student recreational sports fee for institutions within the Texas State University System.
SB 1096 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the obligation of electric utilities to provide service to certain electric consumers.
SB 1097 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the state's charge for collecting sales and use tax on behalf of Metropolitan Rapid Transit Authorities, Regional Transportation Authorities and City Transit Departments; reimbursement of local...
SB 1098 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the term of service of the director of the Legislative Reference Library.
SB 1402 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to inclusion of services of third party administrators and other administrators of health or welfare benefit plans as a taxable insurance service under certain laws.
SB 1403 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a gross premiums tax on certain benefits paid by and insurance premiums of certain insurance carriers.
SB 1404 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the creation of a special needs parole program for inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections who are elderly, significantly ill, physically handicapped, mentally retarded, or mentally ill.
SB 1405 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the membership and duties of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments.
SB 1406 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to contracts between counties and the Texas Board of Corrections and between counties and private vendors for the provision of correctional facilities.
SB 1407 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Austin County and to the abolition of the offices of county attorney in that county and district attorney for the 155th Judicial Dist.
SB 1408 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation premium incentives to encourage small employers to maintain a safe workplace.
SB 1409 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of securities and fees and penalties related to regulation.
SB 1410 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to the use of interest on proceeds of bonds issued by or on behalf of governmental entities.
SB 1538 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of fraudulently obtaining or denying workers' compensation benefits.
SB 1539 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to the application of the open meetings and open records laws to the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool.
SB 1540 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Point of order
Caption: Relating to access to public information maintained by or for governmental bodies.
SB 1569 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of certain business entities to enter into contracts or transactions with institutions of higher education.
SB 1573 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the payment, collection, enforcement, and administration of certain taxes, fees, and other amounts collected, received, or owed by the state, including credits and refunds of taxes, fees, and other amounts.
SB 1589 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District.
SB 1631 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to mandatory presentence investigations of convicted felons.
SB 1632 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to compensation for members of the juvenile board in Waller County.
SB 1708 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Colorado-Fayette Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent...
SB 1709 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to options to continue health insurance coverage after divorce, death, or retirement.
SB 1764 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the issues to be submitted to the jury in determining the appropriateness of the death penalty.
SB 1779 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to assumption of road utility district authority by the Elkins Lake Municipal Utility District, including authority to levy taxes and issue bonds.
SB 1836 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to information resource management for state agencies.
SB 1845 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to certain taxes paid by certain title insurance holding companies.
SCR 47 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Jack A. Griffin.
SCR 171 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Directing the Supreme Court of Texas to adopt rules of civil procedure that conform to the federal rules of civil procedure.
SCR 172 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to establish the Legislative Oversight Committee on OBRA program implementation.
SCR 178 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Resolving to suspend rules to allow conferees to go outside either house's version of SB222 and to suspend printing and notice rules for CCR.
SCR 187 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house to establish the Special Advisory Committee on Property Tax Administration.
SCR 189 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk to make changes in Senate Bill 222.
SJR 14 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow certain public employees serving on the governing body of a political subdivision to be compensated for that service.
SJR 22 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot ...
SJR 25 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment granting a person whose land is wholly or partially surrounded by the land of another person the right to an easement over the surrounding land.
SR 13 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending County Judge LeRoy H. Grebe.
SR 37 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming Renee Balas, Miss Texas Farm Bureau.
SR 61 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Andrew Andreasen on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 62 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Jonathan Phillips on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 147 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station.
SR 149 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend Oscar H. Horn of Sealy on celebrating 50 years in the parish ministry.
SR 150 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Nutt Rutledge of El Campo on her 100th birthday.
SR 151 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Erna Ueckert of Bellville on her 100th birthday.
SR 152 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Charles Jenkins of Bryan on his retirement from the Texas Department of Human Services.
SR 218 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Rollin Baker on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 219 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Miss Ella Yeager on her 100th birthday.
SR 240 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Proclaiming March 25, 1989 as "Sullivan-Jones" day.
SR 289 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Maude McDaniel of Houston on her 100th birthday.
SR 434 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Mr. Joe Ramirez for his work in motivating and educating young Texans.
SR 435 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Daniel R. Richey on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 449 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Samuel J. Richey on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 500 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming the third grade class of Cedar Creek Elementary School.
SR 539 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Erlee P. Mack of Clay on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 616 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Jon Peters.
SR 709 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Lopez-Riggins Elementary School for receiving the 1989 Exemplary Enrichment Award.
SR 747 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Creating a special committee to study contract and procurement practices of state agencies.
71st 1st Called Session
SB 69 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a premium receipts tax on surplus lines insurance and notice of that tax.
SB 74 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to medical units of certain institutions of higher education.
SB 77 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Interagency Council on Mentally Impaired Offenders.
SCR 7 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the 93 present and former members of the Legislative Budget Board.
SCR 16 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Homer E. Scace.
SR 73 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. Lon Hefley of Hungerford on his 100th birthday.
SR 74 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Senator John Montford on his birthday.
SR 77 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. David Woodcock of College Station.
SR 201 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing and applauding Eileen Crain Sullivan for her generosity and public spirit as exemplified by her donation of Fort Boggy State ParK.
71st 2nd Called Session
SB 9 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system, to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Worker's Compensation Commission, and to work safety; creating the Employers' Mutual....
SR 18 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Honoring Mrs. Clara May Nash for her devoted service to the First Baptist Church of Eagle Lake.
71st 3rd Called Session
SB 68 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the clarification of the application of the nepotism law to appraisal districts.
SR 59 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the Honorable W. C. Davis, Jr.
71st 4th Called Session
SB 51 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the clarification of the application of the nepotism law to appraisal districts.
SB 84 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to debt service on certain state bonds.
71st 5th Called Session
SB 40 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to appropriation of the economic stabilization fund for foundation school program purposes.
SB 41 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Scheduled for conf. committee meeting
Caption: Relating to appropriations for the biennium ending August 31, 1991.
SB 42 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to debt service on certain state bonds.
SB 56 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to appropriations to the Central Education Agency.
SCR 9 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk to make certain changes in the text of S.B. 1.
SR 45 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Last Action: Adopted as amended
Caption: Suspending the rules to allow the conferees on S.B. 1 to consider additional subject matter.
71st 6th Called Session
SB 12 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to debt service on certain state bonds.
SB 67 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the defense of indigent inmates charged with offenses committed while in the custody of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; making an appropriation.
70th Regular Session
SB 96 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to date of attendance for students in the public schools; repealing Subsection (b), Section 21.001, Education Code, as amended.
SB 160 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from s/c with substitute
Caption: Relating to submission of evidence of financial responsibility on registration and inspection of a motor vehicle and to prosecution for failure to maintain financial responsibility.
SB 161 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the release of information contained in vehicle registration records and certain records maintained by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation and the Department of Public Safety.
SB 162 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the compensation and office of the county attorney of Milam County.
SB 163 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the election and duties of the district attorney of the 9th and 258th judicial districts.
SB 168 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the open meeting requirements applicable to governmental bodies; giving private rights of action and access in certain circumstances; defining offenses and providing penalties.
SB 170 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the practice of physical therapy.
SB 254 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to eminent domain procedures.
SB 255 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the granting of certificates of convenience and necessity in cases involving the exercise of eminent domain powers.
SB 256 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dental laboratories.
SB 281 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Restricting the abusive use of palimony suits.
SB 282 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain property settlement agreements included in a divorce or annulment decree.
SB 283 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to declaratory judgments on the validity or applicability of rules adopted and to final orders rendered under the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act.
SB 327 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to designation of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory as an agency of higher education and to employees' eligibility to participate in retirement systems and personal benefits.
SB 371 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to joint custody of children by managing conservators.
SB 372 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to purchase of supplies, materials, services, or equipment from state funds appropriated for research projects.
SB 407 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the requirements for operating as a motor carrier.
SB 474 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to notice required for disclosure, production, or examination of bank records.
SB 475 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of the County Court at Law of Brazos County as the County Court at Law No. 1 of Brazos County.
SB 476 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to allowing interest on taxable court costs and compounding of interest annually.
SB 497 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to sanctions for violations of the code of Judicial Conduct by candidates for certain judicial offices.
SB 532 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision for spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages and providing enforcement procedures.
SB 540 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection and report of certain liability claims information by the State Board of Insurance.
SB 541 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to professional liability insurance for physicians engaged in certain volunteer work; imposing a civil penalty.
SB 542 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Professional Liability Insurance Underwriting Association.
SB 553 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices.
SB 554 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to granting a person whose land is wholly or partially surrounded by the land of another person the right to an easement over the surrounding land.
SB 608 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the office of insurance counsel and to assessments collected to support the office of insurance counsel.
SB 696 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to due process and probationary periods for public school employees.
SB 697 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to election dates for bonds and taxes for road districts.
SB 719 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of an interagency council to identify mentally impaired offenders and to establish community-based sentencing alternatives for mentally impaired offenders.
SB 755 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on table in committee
Caption: Relating to commodities for which a commodity producers board may be established.
SB 756 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the organization and administration of the Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M University.
SB 788 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to economic diversification through technology commercialization at Texas universities: authorizing appropriations.
SB 812 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to required reserves of liability insurers.
SB 813 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to applicability of the Insurance Code to liability insurance and insurers.
SB 841 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the supreme court in certain civil cases.
SB 842 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act.
SB 845 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain interests in certain state lands by the Commissioner of the General Land Office and the School Land Board; authorizing penalties.
SB 847 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to the fiduciary duties of residential landlords and to the security deposits of tenants; providing penalties.
SB 850 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the date of abolishment of the public utility commission under the Texas Sunset Act.
SB 852 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the chief engineer, director of research, and general counsel of the public utility commission.
SB 854 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to certain records and reports of utilities and rate-making or changing procedures.
SB 893 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the agreement of spouses regarding certain rights in certain property.
SB 926 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the division and disposition of marital property and to spousal liability.
SB 927 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment and use of family law masters for certain courts.
SB 1135 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to determination of liability on claims.
SB 1136 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to persons entitled to death benefits
SB 1137 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to funding for the Interagency Council on Mentally Retarded, Developmentally Disabled, and Mentally Ill Offenders, making an appropriation.
SB 1138 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to technical corrections and clarifications in suits brought under Titles 1 and 2, Family Code.
SB 1300 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the rights of crime victims, the use of the victim impact statement, and reports concerning victim impact statements.
SB 1301 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the optional retirement program and changes necessary to comply with the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
SB 1302 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Houston County Juvenile Board.
SB 1303 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to providing for tax sheltering employee contributions to the Teacher Retirement System with an employer pick up and for qualification of the retirement system under Section 401(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.
SB 1304 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Austin County Juvenile Board.
SB 1315 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, administration, and financing of road districts and road utility districts; the definition of assessed value for property taxation purposes; issuance of bond and tax anticipation notes and the use of the proceeds of such notes; authorizing the levy of taxes.
SB 1321 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to procedures and practices in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1322 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the requirements for issuance of a marriage license.
SB 1323 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the use of costs of disposal of nuclear wastes and decommissioning nuclear plants in ratemaking considerations.
SB 1324 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to electric utilities having excess capacity.
SB 1325 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of the open records law to certain unpublished scholarly documents.
SB 1354 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool; providing for the establishment, responsibility, and duties of the Employer's Council.
SB 1355 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to a fee schedule for medical treatment under the workers' compensation law.
SB 1389 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to certain fraudulent practices committed in relation to a workers' compensation claim; providing a civil penalty.
SB 1449 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to a public defender in Colorado County.
SB 1450 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of the County Court at Law of Brazos County as the County Court at Law No. 1 of Brazos County.
SB 1499 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Houston County Juvenile Board.
SB 1501 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Austin County Juvenile Board.
SB 1517 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain judicial districts.
SB 1542 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the election and duties of the district attorney of the 155th Judicial District and to the duties of the district attorney of the 9th Judicial District.
SCR 41 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Texas 4-H permission to use the house and senate chambers on July 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22, 1987.
SCR 42 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the State Preservation Board to erect a monument honoring Texans who participated in the defense of Pearl Harbor.
SCR 72 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former State Representative Lloyd M. Guffey.
SCR 73 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulaing The Sealy News on its 100th anniversary.
SJR 20 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment granting a person whose land is wholly or partially surrounded by the land of another person the right to an easement over the surrounding land.
SJR 22 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the terms of district and appellate court judges.
SJR 35 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit spouses to hold community property with right of survivorship.
SR 10 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Michael Marco Perrone.
SR 32 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Commending County Judge Ralph Davis, Jr.
SR 33 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Dr. Jose M. Ugarte, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 49 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Dr. Kenneth G. Davis of Conroe, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 50 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Minnie S. Bains.
SR 51 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Dana G. Evans of Taylor, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 80 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Robert R. Lundy.
SR 87 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to the members of the J. J. Pearce High School Concert Band.
SR 88 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Thomas Mueller of La Grange, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 245 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for W. W. "Woody" Callan.
SR 263 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Commending Harry Moore.
SR 440 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Eagle Scout Robert Lance Miller.
SR 441 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Eagle Scout George F. "Trey" Ramsay III.
SR 442 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending sincere best wishes to the citizens of Austin County for a successful sesquicentennial celebration.
SR 443 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending sincere best wishes to the citizens of Houston County as they commemorate their 150th birthday anniversary.
SR 444 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Commending Humana, Inc., for establishing Humana Hospital in Brazos Valley.
SR 445 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Expressing sincere appreciation to Loyas Drehr.
SR 446 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Expressing sincere appreciation to Mrs. Mildred Grimm.
SR 447 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Commending Doris Schomberg.
SR 449 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the volunteers, organizations, businesses, associations and agencies for their activities in defense of the beauty of the State of Texas.
SR 466 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Memorial resolution for DeWitt P. Thompson.
SR 467 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Stephen Benold, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 495 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Memorial resolution for Herman Yezak.
SR 526 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Dr. Ed Reed, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 545 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Memorial resolution for Olemuel Davis.
SR 594 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Memorial resolution for Myranda Murchison.
SR 620 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Michael Marco Perrone IV.
SR 631 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Expressing sincere appreciation to Ollie Sue Stark.
70th 2nd Called Session
SB 70 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the division and disposition of marital property and to spousal liability.
SB 74 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to certain alienation of affection suits.
SR 49 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Massie on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 67 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Mickey Neel on being named Outstanding Line Officer of the Nation by the American Probation Parole Association.
SR 76 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Senator Cyndi Taylor Krier.
SR 148 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Memorial resolution for J. Bruce Hancock.
69th Regular Session
SB 55 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the office of judge or justice of the supreme court, the court of criminal appeals, and the courts of appeals.
SB 57 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to ballots, marking, and voting systems in the election of certain judicial officers.
SB 105 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the provision, administration, and financing of programs of retirement and death benefits for state-paid judges and to the assignment of persons to sit as judicial officers; providing for a Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two, changing the name of the present retirement system to Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One; providing penalties.
SB 176 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of state employees to designate any portion of their earned income to organizations of their own choosing; authorizing a fee.
SB 261 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, membership, operation, and powers and duties of the Board for Lease of University Lands and to requirements under certain leases issued by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System; providing certain penalties.
SB 262 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the office of state forester with change of name.
SB 290 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to a reapportionment of the judicial districts of the state by the Judicial Districts Board or the Legislative Redistricting Board, the transfer of cases upon reapportionment, the jurisdiction and terms of courts, and the duties and powers of certain county and district officers.
SB 291 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the office of state entomologist, change of name, and the administration of laws relating to beekeeping and beekeeping equipment; authorizing fees; providing penalties.
SB 324 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the investigation and prosecution of an inmate or employee of the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 325 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the engineering excellence fund and its distribution and use; requiring certain reports.
SB 331 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to court costs, fees collected by court clerks, and the creation, funding, and use of the district court improvement fund; making appropriations.
SB 332 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to requiring identifying markings on certain motor vehicles; providing a penalty.
SB 333 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Prosecutor Council to the Prosecuting Attorney's Commission, the administration, powers and duties, and continuation of the Prosecuting Attorney's Commission.
SB 362 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the 82nd District Court and to the jurisdiction of the county courts in that judicial district.
SB 370 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the open meetings and open records requirements applicable to governmental bodies; giving private rights of action in certain circumstances; defining offenses and providing penalties; amending Chapter 271, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967, as amended (Article 6252-17, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by amending Subsections (a) and (b), Section 1; Subsections (a) and (f), Section 2; Subsections (a) and (h), Section 3A; and Section 3; and by adding Sections 2A and 3B; and amending Chapter 424, Acts of the 63rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1973, as amended (Article 6252-17a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by amending Sections 4, 7, 8, and 10; adding Section 6A; and repealing Section 12.
SB 426 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Repealing Section 5 of Article 199-21, Revised Statutes, as amended, relating to judgments in certain district courts.
SB 427 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the use of a photograph of stolen property as evidence in a criminal case and to certain rights of discovery and inspection.
SB 428 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of retired judges sitting in certain domestic relations or juvenile courts; amending Section 5b, Chapter 156, Acts of the 40th Legislature, Regular Session, 1927, as amended (Article 200a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 429 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices; adding a new Section 239e to Chapter 14, Texas Election Code, as amended.
SB 430 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Brazos County.
SB 438 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the service of former appellate court judges as temporary judges in district courts; amending Section 5a, Chapter 156, Acts of the 40th Legislature, 1927, as amended (Article 200a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 479 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Brazos County and to the County Court at Law of Brazos County; amending Chapter 50, Acts of the 64th Legislature, Regular Session, 1975 (Article 1970-359, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 480 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to increasing the terms of district and appellate court judges; amending the Revised Statutes, as amended, by amending Articles 1884 and 1715, Section (a) of Article 1801, and Section (a) of Article 1813.
SB 481 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Considered in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the Texas Conservation Foundation, to its continuation, to confidentiality of donations, and to appointment of the advisory committee; amending the Natural Resources Code, as amended, by adding Section 181.0011 and by amending Section 181.051 and Subsection (c) of Section 181.014; repealing Section 1a, Chapter 807, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969 (Article 6145-7, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 493 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to management of public lands, to the continuation, administration, powers, and duties of the School Land Board, to the powers and duties of the commissioner of the General Land Office, to the authority of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to execute grants of easements on university land, to the powers and duties of boards for lease of land owned by the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife and the Texas Department of Corrections, and to the abolition of certain boards for lease of state departments,boards, and agencies, including the Board for Lease of Eleemosynary and State Memorial Park Lands, and the transfer of those boards' leasing authority to the School Land Board; creating certain special funds in the State Treasury, amending the following sections and subsections of the Natural Resources Code: 21.041, 21.072(b), 32.001(4), 32.018, 32.061, 32.062, 32.107(c), 34.002 34.001, 34.051, 34.057, 34.064, 51.019, 51.121, 51.124, 51.125, 51.291, 51.296, 51.299, 51.302(a), 52.016, 52.131(c) and (e), 52.172, 52.321, 53.322, 52.324, and 53.163; adding Subchapter E to Chapter 31 and Subchapter E to Chapter 32 and Subchapter I to Chapter 51 and the following Sections and Subsections 32.002, 32.003, 32.0121, 32.0122, 32.0123, 32.0171, 32.024, 32.025, 32.026, 32.064, 32.065, 32.066, 32.1071, 32.1072, 32.1073, 32.157, 34.0131 through 34.0135, 34.0191, 34.0192, 34.065, 34.066, 51.131, 51.293(c), 52.131(f),(g),(h), and (i),52.187, 52.297, and 53.155; and repealing Sections 31.101 through 31.108, 32.108, 34.058 through 34.063, 34.101 through 34.185, 51.055 and Chapters 35 and 36, and Section 4, Chapter 11; Acts of the 68th Legislature, 1983.
SB 547 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the provision for spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages and providing enforcement procedures.
SB 548 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the use of funds appropriated to the Texas Department of Corrections for the construction and completion of certain building projects.
SB 549 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to bidding for the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies for the county and its officers, departments, or institutions in certain counties.
SB 550 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to suspending or denying a minor's driver's license or permit for conduct that violates certain state laws and to issuance of a provisional license in certain instances.
SB 619 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the legal description of property to which certain liens extend and to certain costs; adding Section 53.004 to Subchapter A, Chapter 53, Property Code.
SB 724 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to compensation and expenses of the county attorney of Milam County and his office.
SB 725 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the membership, terms, administration, powers and duties, and continuation of the Texas Air Control Board, to the authority of the board to set fees and impose administrative penalties, to the creation of the Texas Clean Air Study Committee, and to the authorization for additional motor vehicle emissions inspections, fees, and maintenance programs; providing for notice by applicants and opportunity for hearings; providing enforcement procedures and penalties; amending the Texas Clean Air Act, as amended (Article 4477-5, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by amending Sections 1.02, 2.01a, 2.02, 2.06, 2.15, 2.16, and 3.07, Subsection (c) of Section 3.09, Subsection (e) of Section 3.10, Subsections (a) and (b) of Section 3.14, Subsections (a) and (b) of Section 3.16, Subsection (e) of Section 3.28, Sections 3.20, 3.27, 3.29, 4.01, and 4.02; by adding Sections 2.021, 2.022, 2.023, 2.041, 2.091-2.094, 2.18-2.22, 3.101, and 3.271, Subsections (g) and (h) to Section 3.28, Sections 3.31, 4.041, and 4.042, and Subchapter G; and by repealing Sections 2.10 and 3.21-3.26 and Subsections (a), (b), (c), and (f) of Section 3.30; amending Subsections (d) and (g) of Section 142, Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways, as amended (Article 6701d, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 726 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to date of attendance for students in the public schools; repealing Subsection (b), Section 21.001, Education Code, as amended.
SB 727 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to express warranties applicable to new motor vehicles; amending the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission Code, as amended (Article 4413(36), Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Subchapter H; by amending Subsections (h) and (j) of Section 3.04 and Subsection (a) of Section 6.06; and by repealing Section 6.07.
SB 800 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the civil jurisdiction of county courts and justice courts; amending Articles 1949 and 2385, Revised Statutes, as amended.
SB 801 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensation and office of the county attorney of Robertson County and to the application of the Professional Prosecutors Act to certain prosecuting attorneys.
SB 810 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the Commission on Standards and Professional Practices for the Teaching Profession; revising Subchapters B and D, Chapter 13, Education Code, as amended.
SB 833 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the schedule for the review and abolition of state agencies under the Texas Sunset Act.
SB 1029 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in s/c
Caption: Relating to a senior citizen rate for electrical utilities; providing a definition and a penalty.
SB 1030 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to inclusion of costs of an electric utility's generating plant for ratemaking purposes.
SB 1031 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to rate-making proceedings before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to rate change applications and appeals.
SB 1032 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to agreements between and orders governing electric utilities with respect to the provision of electric service in areas annexed after January 1, 1986, by municipalities owning electric systems.
SB 1033 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to certain transactions involving affiliates; to the definition of "service"; to disallowance of certain payments for rate-making purposes; and to reporting of certain transactions involving public utility facilities.
SB 1034 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to interest on customer deposits for utility service.
SB 1035 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the granting of certificates of convenience and necessity in cases involving the exercise of eminent domain powers.
SB 1036 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to certain records and reports of a utility.
SB 1037 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to telephone access charges.
SB 1038 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in s/c
Caption: Relating to the regulation of public utilities, to restructuring of rates for residential customers of certain public utilities, and to the powers and duties of the Public Utility Commission of Texas; defining an offense as a misdemeanor.
SB 1039 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in s/c
Caption: Relating to certain records and reports, to classification of expenses for rate-making purposes, to reporting requirements, and to statements of intent to change rates.
SB 1062 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for operating as a motor carrier.
SB 1091 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to nonrenewal of teachers' employment contracts and to appeals.
SB 1092 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to reducing the number of written reports and the amount of other paperwork required of school districts and school district personnel; providing for sanctions.
SB 1093 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain definitions, membership, retirement, revocation of retirement, and effects of employment after retirement under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1100 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to eminent domain procedures.
SB 1111 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a trust fund composed of certain oil and gas sales proceeds; insulating such funds from claims against the trustee and the trustee's estate; requiring deposit of those funds in county banks and savings and loan associations and permitting investment of those funds; providing for the disposition of the interest on such funds; requiring trustee to report fund deposits to state comptroller of public accounts; enabling royalty owners to audit the books of account of trustees pertaining to trust funds; fixing interest on trust funds not timely disbursed; enabling private citizens to sue for enforcement of the Act; defining wrongful disbursement or misapplication of trust funds as a penal offense and attaching a penalty; making the Texas Trust Act inapplicable; making this Act inapplicable to public lands; making the attorney general responsible for enforcement of this Act.
SB 1157 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of landscape architecture.
SB 1158 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Transportation Institute for certain construction projects.
SB 1159 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the Professional Prosecutors Act to certain prosecuting attorneys.
SB 1160 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the appointment, powers, duties, and immunity of and procedures before masters.
SB 1164 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of certain administrative penalties by the Board of Polygraph Examiners.
SB 1166 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to group health insurance for public school retirees; making an appropriation.
SB 1190 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of an oral or sign language statement made by the accused.
SB 1191 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Defining "criminal episode" and relating to joinder and severance of and sentences for offenses occurring in the same criminal episode.
SB 1192 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Commission on Jail Standards.
SB 1216 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the State Ethics Advisory Commission, Chapter 444, Acts of the 68th Legislature, Regular Session, 1983 (Article 6252-9d, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 1292 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to habeas corpus appeals and discretionary review in cases involving extradition or the setting or reduction of bail.
SB 1296 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Geo-Technology Research Institute.
SB 1344 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to medical malpractice coverage for certain institutions; defining medical staff or students.
SB 1345 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to key rate credits for rural fire prevention districts and metropolitan county-supported fire protection systems.
SB 1348 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to admonitions by the court to defendants who are noncitizens before acceptance of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
SB 1349 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the reformation of a jury verdict that assesses punishment not authorized by law.
SB 1362 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the conduct of poll watchers.
SB 1363 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain documents relating to elections that are required to be delivered to the secretary of state.
SB 1393 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, terms, administration, practice, and procedures of the County Court at Law of Austin County; providing for the qualifications, appointment, election, and compensation of the judge and for the necessary officers and employees; providing for transfer of cases and for exchange of judges and benches; making other provisions relative to the court.
SB 1394 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Waller County Hospital District and to certain limitations on governmental entities.
SB 1428 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the procedure for taking the deposition of a witness under the age of 18 in a juvenile court proceeding.
SB 1442 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the consequences of a member of the faculty at an institution of higher education being absent from work on a religious holy day.
SB 1443 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to prohibiting denial of certain salary bonuses or similar compensation or career ladder advancement because of a teacher's absence from school for observance of a religious holy day.
SB 1474 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 317.
SB 1475 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 318.
SB 1476 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 319.
SCR 8 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Board of Corrections to undertake additional analysis of future funding needs of the Department of Corrections.
SCR 85 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken in s/c
Caption: Directing the Public Utility Commission to establish appropriate rules and regulations to ensure that ratepayers do not fund or subsidize the competitive ventures of Southwestern Bell Corporation.
SCR 95 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Dr. Clare A. Gunn who retired as professor of Tourism-Recreation Development in December, 1984 from Texas A&M University.
SCR 141 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Withdrawn by author
Caption: Honoring Mr. Frank Wardlaw, one of the country's most admired university publishers.
SCR 149 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Rules and Resolutions
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Dr. Leslie M. Reid for his many years of service to the people of Texas.
SCR 160 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Rules and Resolutions
Caption: In memory of former State Representative W. T. McDonald, Sr.
SCR 168 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting permission to Texas 4-H to use the chambers of the house of representatives and senate in the State Capitol on July 16 and 17, 1986.
SCR 176 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring the legislative intent of S.B. 772, 68th Legislature, pertaining to the relationship between state agencies and supporting non-profit organizations.
SCR 179 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Directing the State Preservation Board to erect a monument honoring Texans who participated in the defense of Pearl Harbor.
SJR 4 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of Judicial Screening Commissions for certain judicial offices.
SJR 14 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to court jurisdiction and administration and to create the Judicial Districts Board and to provide for the reapportionment of judicial districts by that board or by the Legislative Redistricting Board.
SJR 18 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the terms of district and appellate court judges.
SJR 21 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize use of proceeds from the sale of permanent school fund land to acquire other land as part of the permanent school fund.
SJR 37 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the apportionment of the state into senatorial, representative, and congressional districts.
SR 37 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Art Caylor.
SR 87 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Stephen Benold, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 210 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Wilford Morris, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 245 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Venus Marek Sharp.
SR 246 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Commending Dr. George Killinger.
SR 322 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Welcoming Katherine "Patsy" Flynn and declaring her an Honorary Texan.
SR 323 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. R. Russel Thomas, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 337 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Robert Cummings, Capitol Physician of the Day.
SR 366 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Lonnie G. Hermann, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 383 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to sixth grade students from St. Philip's School, El Campo.
SR 400 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Conroe Marching Tiger Band, official band representing Texas in 1986 Tournament of Roses Parade.
SR 413 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. H. David Pope, Jr., Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 444 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Ronald W. Huddleston of Hearne, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 476 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Walter D. Toronjo, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 631 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Memorial resolution for Judge W. T. McDonald.
69th 2nd Called Session
SR 6 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Del Barker Stigler, Capitol Physician for the Day.
69th 3rd Called Session
SB 27 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to procedures for assessment, collection, and redetermination of oil and gas royalties due the state and for protest payment and suit for refund.
SB 49 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the venue of suits brought against the University Interscholastic League; and declaring an emergency.
SB 53 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Relating to the rate of the state limited retail sales and use tax and to the rate of motor fuel taxes.
SB 54 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Relating to the salary of certain Texas Department of Corrections employees.
SR 6 Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Caption: Submitting for consideration by the Texas Senate a proposal relating to the rate of the state limited retail sales and use tax and to the rate of motor fuel taxes.
SR 10 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Recognizing the states of Virginia and Tennessee for their contributions to the establishment of the Republic of Texas.
SR 11 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Recognizing September 14-20, as "Women in Texas Week".
68th Regular Session
SB 48 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to an aural habilitation program for deaf and hearing-impaired individuals.
SB 49 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to duties and powers of the Texas Commission for the Deaf and to the establishment of programs and services for the deaf and deaf-blind multihandicapped individuals and their parents.
SB 87 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to vehicles hauling loose materials on highways; providing penalties.
SB 118 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of the 20th and 82nd Judicial Districts.
SB 119 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations that hold property exclusively for other corporations that are exempted from the franchise tax.
SB 120 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to residency requirements for certain municipal public officers.
SB 121 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of the counties of Washington, Lee, Bastrop, and Burleson and an appropriation for the salary and expenses of the judge of the court.
SB 122 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the declination of a political party's nomination and the making of a substitute nomination.
SB 177 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the prosecution of an inmate or employee of the department of corrections and from investigation of offenses under Section 39.021, Penal Code.
SB 203 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the practice and regulation of dentistry and dental hygiene and to certain confidential records; prohibiting certain discrimination against dentists; defining offenses and providing penalties.
SB 204 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to salaries of appellate and district court justices and judges.
SB 219 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the fee for a new or reissued certificate of title to a motor vehicle.
SB 220 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to inclusion by ordinance of an area that meets certain criteria as part of a municipality if the municipality has treated the area as being within its boundaries.
SB 221 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the fee charged for an ad valorem tax certificate.
SB 222 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to temporary registration permits for an inspection of certain motor vehicles not registered in this state.
SB 223 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, and practice and procedures of the County Court at Law of Waller County; fixing terms; providing for the appointment and election, term of office, qualifications, power and duties, and compensation of the judge; providing for transfer of cases and exchange of benches; providing the duties and compensation of officers of the court and necessary personnel; providing for appeals to and from the court; making other provisions relative to the court.
SB 232 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of utilities and to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to its powers and duties, administration, staff, and funding; relating to the qualifications, powers and duties, and activities of the commission members and employees and personnel during and after the term of service or employment; prohibiting employment of former commission employees under certain circumstances; establishing the Office of Public Utility Counsel and prescribing its powers and duties; providing for a public utility counsel or counsellor and prescribing his or her qualifications, powers, and duties; requiring audits; requiring certain reports and forecasts by utilities and the commission; providing rules and considerations for approval of building new facilities and for fixing or regulating rates to be allowed or changed by utilities; providing for hearings; relating to ratemaking procedures by municipalities and appeals; providing for judicial review of proceedings of the utility commission; adding special policy and provisions as to the authority and power of the commission over telecommunications utilities; reenacting the Public Utility Regulatory Act, as amended; removing the railroad commission and regulation of gas utilities from the coverage of the Act.
SB 240 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to sick leave for teachers and other personnel regularly employed in the public schools of Texas.
SB 246 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment, personnel, compensation, powers and duties, and financing of a juvenile board for Milam, Robertson, and Falls counties; providing for cooperation by political subdivisions and associations.
SB 293 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the operation and continuation of the State Banking Board.
SB 294 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to powers and duties, staff, and operation of the Banking Department; to confidentiality of records; and to the continuation, authority, and powers and duties of the office of Banking Commissioner of Texas; authorizing establishment and use of fees; requiring an audit.
SB 295 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, qualifications, powers and duties, and compensation of the Finance Commission of Texas.
SB 340 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to continuing legal education for judges and personnel of the municipal courts and its funding, to placing certain duties on the Texas Judicial Council and certain municipal officials, and to requiring audits of funds.
SB 341 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Directing and authorizing the Board of Regents, Texas State University System, to replace and repair fire-damaged structures and sites at Sam Houston State University and appropriating funds for such projects.
SB 342 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to motor fuel marketing franchises and to the prohibition of certain practices relating to those franchises; providing for equitable relief and monetary awards; prescribing a limitation period and allowing certain off-set amounts as an affirmative defense.
SB 359 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the amount of funding for community education services.
SB 360 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council serving as an energy resource center for school districts.
SB 425 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to discovery in a criminal case.
SB 426 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to state loans to finance the purchase, installation, or repair of energy conservation devices and renewable energy systems by persons and families of low income and families of moderate income.
SB 427 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, operations, membership, grounds of removal of members, and powers and duties of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, to the establishment and membership of the Records Management and Preservation Advisory Committee, to the establishment and funding of regional library systems, and to the abolition of the Records Preservation Advisory Committee.
SB 428 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the rights, powers and duties of the board of the Texas State University System; providing for disposition and use of funds.
SB 447 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to providing for retroactive payment of benefits for certain individuals in educational institutions under certain circumstances; providing for the severability of provision; and declaring an emergency.
SB 448 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation benefits and to the powers and duties of the Texas Employment Commission, to prohibitions against denial of certain benefits, to the eligibility for extened benefits, to protection of rights and benefits, and to child support obligations.
SB 449 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to benefit eligibility conditions and providing for disqualification for benefits under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.
SB 456 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections to pay utility costs incurred at its facilities.
SB 468 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment, objectives, duties, and ownership interests of the Institute for Ventures in New Technology as a part of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station, under the control of the board of regents of Texas A&M.
SB 469 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making supplemental appropriations for the expenses of the Judiciary.
SB 504 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Making certain cities and counties subject to Chapter 677, Acts of the 67th Legislature, Regular Session, 1981, relating to care of animals.
SB 505 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to landowner rights and the exercise of the power of eminent domain and to notice requirements and other procedures related to condemnation hearings and negotiations.
SB 535 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of public utilities, to restructuring of rates for residential customers of certain public utilities, and to the powers and duties of the Texas Public Utility Commission; requiring certain follow-up reviews.
SB 536 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a trust fund composed of certain oil and gas sales proceeds; insulating such funds from claims against the trustees and the trustee's estate; requiring deposit of those funds in county banks and savings and loan associations and permitting investment of those funds; providing for the disposition of the interest on such funds; requiring trustee to report fund deposits to state comptroller of public accounts; enabling royalty owners to audit the books of account of trustees pertaining to trust funds; fixing interest on trust funds not timely disbursed; enabling private citizens to sue for enforcement of the act; defining wrongful disbursement or misapplication of trust funds as a penal offense and attaching a penalty; making the Texas Trust Act inapplicable; making the Act inapplicable to public lands; making the attorney general responsible for enforcement of the Act.
SB 537 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to postjudgment support.
SB 538 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the increase in minimum automobile liability coverage for motor vehicles.
SB 576 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to a reapportionment of the judicial districts of the state by the Judicial Districts Board of the Legislative Redistricting Board, the transfer of cases upon reapportionment, the jurisdiction and terms of courts, and the duties and powers of certain county and district officers.
SB 577 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Providing for the establishment, powers and duties, and financing of the office of consumer counsel, a public utility counselor, and an advisory board for the benefit of residential and small commercial consumers.
SB 578 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System to grant, sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of certain Texas A&M University System property.
SB 589 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making an appropriation to the State Purchasing and General Services Commission required to complete construction of the William B. Travis State Office Building.
SB 630 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law No. 1 of Montgomery County and of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Montgomery County.
SB 631 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, terms, and procedures of the County Court at Law No. 3 of Montgomery County; fixing the qualifications of the judge and providing for his election or appointment, his powers and duties, and his term and compensation; providing for a special judge; providing for transfer of cases and exchange of benches; providing for the necessary officers and employees and for juries; making the judge a member of the juvenile board.
SB 670 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making supplemental appropriations to Texas A&M University and to the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station to replace property destroyed by fire.
SB 694 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to school attendance on certain religious holidays.
SB 726 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to the State Property Tax Board.
SB 727 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to measures designed to reduce the prison population during periods of emergency overcrowding.
SB 728 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authority of the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System to accept and administer donations of property for the use of The Texas A&M University System or any of its component parts.
SB 729 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the regulatory and enforcement procedures and authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing penalties.
SB 797 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to due process procedures for public school teachers.
SB 798 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the testimony by one spouse against the other in a criminal case and the admissibility of a confidential communication between spouses in a civil or criminal case.
SB 849 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Making an appropriation to Walker County for the expense incurred in criminal prosecutions.
SB 850 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a program of assistance for certain high-risk pregnant women and newborn infants and to certain powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health.
SB 851 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to subdivision controls of counties.
SB 852 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Repealing Article 5532, Revised Statutes, relating to judgment revived and when.
SB 895 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: House conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to the protection and conservation of fresh water in connection with activities associated with the exploration, recovery, and development of oil and gas or geothermal resources, to rules in connection with saltwater hauling, to certain powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing enforcement procedures and penalties.
SB 896 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the installation of certain electrical conduit in high-density structures.
SB 897 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the comptroller to charge bingo licensees an audit or investigation fee.
SB 898 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to mandatory and permissive venue in civil actions, to transfers and hearings, to the effect of improper venue on an appeal from the trial on the merits, and to rules governing venue in actions where there are two or more defendants or two or more claims or causes of action.
SB 899 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to exemption of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service, the Texas Engineering Extension Service, the Texas Engineering Experiment Station, the Office of South Central Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact Administrator for Texas, and the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station from the provisions of the Texas Sunset Act.
SB 900 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to exemptions from tuition and fees and provision of stipends for certain teachers training in secondary science or mathematics education and placing certain obligations on persons accepting the benefits.
SB 909 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain officers and employees of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 910 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to hazardous duty pay for parole officers and certain employees or officials of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 945 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a juvenile board in Brazos County.
SB 953 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System to levy student center complex fees upon students at institutions within The Texas A&M University System.
SB 1079 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties, and financing of certain municipal power agencies.
SB 1080 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to certain aspects of the work furlough program for prisoners and abolishing the Texas Work Furlough Program Advisory Board.
SB 1081 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to suits for custody and support of children after entry of a foreign divorce decree.
SB 1082 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees, costs and deposits to be received by the Clerks of the Courts of Appeals for civil cases; providing for appropriation and use of fees collected; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1083 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to entry of certain orders and reports in the minutes of the courts of appeals.
SB 1084 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the expenses of the official court reporter for the 155th Judicial District.
SB 1085 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the assignment of justices and judges to the courts of appeals.
SB 1086 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to notice concerning exhibits and papers on file with the courts of appeals and to the preservation of records of the courts of appeals.
SB 1087 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the urban homestead exemption, allowing a choice of homestead exemptions, and increasing the allowance in lieu of a homestead in certain probate proceedings.
SB 1088 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain veterinary medical malpractice protection provided by The Texas A&M University System and to the powers and duties of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System.
SB 1181 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment, administration, disbursement, and use of an engineering excellence fund to be used for acquisition of capital equipment for certain engineering colleges in the state; providing method of funding and authorizing appropriations.
SB 1182 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to remedies surviving dissolution of a corporation.
SB 1183 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the execution of bail bonds and the remittitur of forfeited bail bonds.
SB 1184 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to recovery of actual costs and attorney's fees by the attorney general in certain charitable trust suits and to the venue of such charitable trust suits.
SB 1185 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees to which the attorney general is entitled.
SB 1186 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the marking of roads that follow historical routes.
SB 1187 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the salaries of school district personnel.
SB 1226 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the periodic review of certain state agencies under the Texas Sunset Act.
SB 1276 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 348th Judicial District, composed of Montgomery County.
SB 1294 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to authority of the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System to accept and administer gifts, donations, grants and endowments, for the use of The Texas A&M University System or any of its component parts.
SB 1350 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, expansion, and financing of the New Ulm Municipal Utility District.
SB 1388 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a merger of a home-rule city's separately owned municipal and rural electric systems; declaring the applicable law after any such merger; and providing an effective date.
SB 1400 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Montgomery County Flood Control District; providing a civil penalty.
SCR 4 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Health to continue informational programs to increase the awareness of the importance of reporting birth defects.
SCR 29 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Honoring the Texas 4-H Program on the occasion of its Diamond Anniversary.
SCR 45 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Texas.
SCR 59 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Shelia A. Jones permission to sue the Texas A&M University System.
SCR 89 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Governor's Criminal Justice Division to initiate continuing education programs on family violence for criminal justice professionals; and that the division prepare and submit a written report of its activities and findings to the Legislature on or before January 1, 1985.
SCR 105 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Directing the Public Utility Commission to investigate and identify the problems associated with municipal annexation and multiple certification and determine the full extent to which the commission is authorized to resolve the problems; and directing that the Commission report its findings and progress in resolving this matter to the Legislature by January, 1985.
SCR 118 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Designating May 29, 1983, as Texas Crawfish Day.
SCR 138 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Directing the Public Utility Commission to study the cost causation(s)in electrical consumption within and among the residential customer class for each public utility who has filed a rate increase of $10 million or more; directing the Commission to make a report to the Legislature in January, 1985.
SJR 16 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Judicial Districts Board and to provide for the reapportionment of judicial districts by that board or by the Legislative Redistricting Board.
SJR 35 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the urban homestead exemption and to allow a choice of exemptions.
SR 8 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Congratulating Senator Bill Sarpalius on his birthday.
SR 57 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to students of the United World College of the American West.
SR 83 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. James Harvey Johnson.
SR 87 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mueller.
SR 88 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Cannon.
SR 89 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Vlasta Mucala.
SR 90 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Willie Williams.
SR 91 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Harper.
SR 92 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Parker.
SR 93 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Otto Williams Ashorn.
SR 98 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Herman F. Koehn.
SR 99 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Willie Vykukal.
SR 100 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Owens.
SR 101 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Walker.
SR 102 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Viktorin.
SR 103 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. Griswold.
SR 104 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Cleaver Kennedy.
SR 110 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Commending Texas A&M University Student Government for their "Big Event" service project.
SR 111 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to the Memorial Student Center Political Forum from Texas A&M University.
SR 155 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Robert D. Cummings, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 168 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Leo A. Moraw.
SR 169 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Bennie E. Kaulfus.
SR 170 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Woehst.
SR 171 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Odell Landers.
SR 172 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wuebker, Sr.
SR 173 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Matejka.
SR 174 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Mathews.
SR 175 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Belasquez.
SR 176 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Kinnison.
SR 177 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Grace Morris.
SR 178 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Jo Lena Dial.
SR 179 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Otho Davis.
SR 180 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Beshears.
SR 181 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Jones.
SR 182 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss De'Anne Holt and Miss Joelynn Barclay.
SR 183 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Anthony.
SR 184 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. M. L. T. Jackson.
SR 185 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Reverend W. D. Taylor.
SR 190 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Ronald W. Huddleston, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 210 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. James J. Hrachovy, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 260 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Raymond R. Thomas, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 263 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Welcoming Dr. Marcus M. Purvis, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 295 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Walton D. Bailey, Jr., Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 415 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Commending Frank Gostecnik.
SR 426 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Bryan Vikings basketball team.
SR 427 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Snook High School basketball team.
SR 459 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to the Stephen F. Austin Social Studies Club of Bryan.
SR 513 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Norman E. Graham, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 541 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. John T. L. McNew.
SR 596 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Encouraging LULAC to select Bryan, Texas, as the site for their State convention in 1986.
SR 605 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Commending Dr. Milton L. Holloway.
SR 614 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Designating May 14, 1983, as "Roy P. Benavidez Day in Texas."
SR 626 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Sister M. Augustine.
SR 647 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to the FFA judging team members from C. H. Yoe High School in Cameron.
SR 648 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Robert James and Edna Florence Leighton from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
SR 791 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Georgetown High School band.
SR 792 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to A&M Consolidated High School band.
SR 841 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Declaring June 25th as Joni Mitchell Day.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 45 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections for operation of the department and authorizing transfers of amounts previously appropriated to the department.
SB 46 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of funds in the municipal court judges and personnel training fund to the Criminal Justice Planning Division of the Governor's Office and to the imposition of court costs in criminal cases for the Criminal Justice Planning Fund.
SB 47 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the reappropriation of funds from the Public Utility Commission to the Office of the Public Utility Counsel.
SB 54 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to seeking and allocating credits from the federal government for the overpayment of social security taxes.
SJR 2 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: An amendment to Section 3 of Article V of the Constitution of the State of Texas permitting the Supreme Court of Texas to answer questions of state law certified from a federal court and to promulgate rules of procedure therefor.
SR 231 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Recognizing September 9-15, 1984, as "Women in Texas Week."
67th Regular Session
SB 230 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 275th Judicial District, composed of Montgomery County.
SB 231 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the duties of the district attorneys of the 9th, 155th, and 258th Judicial District.
SB 241 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to subdivision regulation by certain counties.
SB 271 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a uniform system of accounting for and quarterly reports from counties, hospital districts; and certain cities participating in welfare assistance programs.
SB 272 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the approval of bonds and security of county depositories.
SB 290 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to coal, lignite, and other minerals other than oil and gas on land of the Texas Department of Corrections; giving the Board for Lease of Texas Prison Lands and the Texas Department of Corrections certain powers and duties.
SB 291 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain animal shelters and the care of animals; providing a remedy for enforcement and penalties.
SB 341 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to standards and procedures for the nonrenewal of contracts for teachers and superintendents under term contracts and to probation in the public schools of this state.
SB 345 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the correction of certain errors on certificates of birth.
SB 367 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Making supplemental appropriations to pay the additional cost of purchased utilities at certain institutions of higher education.
SB 368 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to conditions of probation for certain convictions and for persons convicted of driving while intoxicated.
SB 384 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirement of notice for the defense or rebuttal of alibi.
SB 429 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of corrections to grant easements for electrical substations.
SB 563 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to and making a supplemental appropriation to the Texas A&M University System for the purpose of compensating for fire losses not covered by insurance.
SB 603 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to creation, jurisdiction, procedures, powers, and authority of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Montgomery County; the terms, judges, personnel, and facilities of the court; the membership of the county juvenile board; and the jurisdiction and compensation of the judge of the County Court at Law No. 1 of Montgomery County.
SB 724 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 743 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties and financing of certain municipal power agencies and validating proceedings creating such agencies and certain actions of such agencies.
SB 793 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the investigation of offenses committed in a facility of the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 836 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the effect of probation on certain convictions.
SB 837 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to Walker County for the expense of criminal prosecutions.
SB 838 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations that hold property exclusively for other corporations that are exempted from the franchise tax.
SB 843 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the application of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act to Colorado County.
SB 844 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the taking and killing of spike deer in Trinity County.
SB 846 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the form and reporting of political contributions and expenditures.
SB 847 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to periods in which political contributions to certain officeholders are prohibited; providing penalties.
SB 848 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the political reporting requirements for withdrawn candidates.
SB 849 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the definition of candidate for purposes of reporting political funds by candidates.
SB 852 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to state payment to the county for expenses arising from certain investigations and a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections.
SB 855 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the surrender of a driver's license as bond after arrest for a misdemeanor traffic violation; providing administrative and court procedures for dealing with the traffic violator; providing penalties.
SB 858 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirement of counties, cities and towns to file copies of their budgets with the State Comptroller.
SB 893 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the right to counsel of a pesron accused or suspected appearing before a grand jury and to warnings and information the grand jury may provide a person accused or suspected appearing before the grand jury.
SB 894 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the lease of certain lands.
SB 942 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a class C misdemeanor and the criminal jurisdiction of the county, justice, and municipal courts.
SB 964 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of the judge of the County Court at Law of Walker County.
SB 965 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to appeals from a juvenile court to a court of appeals, to advise as to right of a child on appeal, and to filing an appeal bond.
SB 966 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to liability insurance coverage for officers and employees of state departments and agencies.
SB 1034 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the power of the Commissioner's Court in Houston County to approve proclamations issued by the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
SB 1035 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the county court of Houston County and the exchange of benches by the judges of the county courts.
SB 1036 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of the counties of Washington, Lee, Bastrop, and Burleson.
SB 1037 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the compensation of judges who hold court outside their own districts and their own counties.
SB 1038 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the office of bailiff of each district court and statutory county court.
SB 1054 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to state funding for support personnel for certain district judges.
SB 1056 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to state payments to survivors of probation or parole officers killed while performing official duties.
SB 1096 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility for extended unemployment compensation benefits.
SB 1171 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the designation of Prairie View A&M University as a statewide special purpose institution of higher education for assisting special student populations and for assisting in the development of small and medium-sized businesses and communities.
SB 1194 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, powers, duties, and financing of the Trinity Memorial Hospital District.
SB 1212 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of fees payable by health care facilities that treat alcoholics.
SB 1221 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective 8/31/81
Caption: Relating to the release of prisoners on work furlough parole.
SB 1238 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to transfer land to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
SB 1252 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the repeal of collective bargaining rights for policemen and firefighters.
SB 1256 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the removal and disposal of certain motor vehicles.
SB 1272 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to make payments to certain survivors of employees.
SB 1277 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to damages to surface land devoted to agricultural production caused by mineral extraction practices; providing for arbitration.
SCR 19 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Directing the department of health to postpone licensing of radioactive waste management sites.
SCR 21 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Olin E. Teague.|
SCR 55 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Barbara McMurrey Hyde and Beverly McMurrey McFarland permission to sue the State.
SCR 138 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Honoring Alton O. Bowen, Commissioner of Education, on his retirement.
SJR 33 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the number or consecutive years a person may serve in the house and senate.
SJR 48 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the jurisdiction and authority of justice of the peace courts and county courts in criminal cases.
SJR 53 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to issue patents for certain public free school fund land held in good faith under color of title at least 50 years as of November 15, 1981.
SR 96 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Charles Edwin Wilson.
SR 97 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. R. W. Huddleston.
SR 157 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Harry Ahysen.
SR 231 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Barry Phillips.
SR 235 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Beverly Edwards.
SR 248 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. John Peet.
SR 271 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Kara Stranges.
SR 272 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Katy Taggard.
SR 273 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Katy Hargrove.
SR 274 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to John Hawtrey.
SR 284 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Ken Kennamer.
SR 328 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Shepherd Junior High School.
SR 329 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Alison Robinson Blythe, "Honorary Page."
SR 381 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to visiting members of Grandpersons Center from Huntsville.
SR 403 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wooderson.
SR 404 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Taylor.
SR 440 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Snook High School boys basketball team.
SR 449 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Expressing deep pride in the accomplishments of Sergeant Roy P. Benavidez.
SR 453 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Commending Charles G. Shandera.
SR 455 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Ken Davis.
SR 456 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Gouger.
SR 497 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Lara Scott, "Honorary Page".
SR 498 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Amy Roan, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 565 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Establishing a special interim committee to work in conjunction with the Supreme Court of Texas, the Texas Judicial Council, and the Committee on Administration of the State Bar of Texas to study codification of the Texas rules of evidence.
SR 569 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. James J. Hrachovy, "Capitol Physician" for the day.
SR 590 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Linda Thompson.
SR 608 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Renee Jongebloed, Miss Jenee Jongebloed, Mrs. Sandra Kennerly, Miss Blaire Kennerly, Mrs. Ann Lowe, Miss Diane Lowe, Mrs. Kay Myers, Miss Heather Myers, Mrs. Nancy Smith, Miss Jennifer Smith and Miss Dana Stover of Houston.
SR 620 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Jose M. Ugarte, "Capitol Physician" for the day.
SR 621 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Bartlett B. Holland.
SR 643 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to the senior government class of Snook High School.
SR 688 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. H. D. Pope, Jr.
SR 734 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Declaring June 18, 1981, as Texas Indian Hobbyist Day in Texas.
67th 1st Called Session
SB 30 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to state payment to the county for expenses arising from certain investigations and a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections.
SB 31 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to transfer land to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
SB 35 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees for certifying drug abuse treatment programs and treatment personnel and to fees for application and for inspection for licensure of alcohol treatment facilities or programs and to the use of such fees.
SB 39 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to corrections to Article III of the General Appropriations Act.
SCR 23 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Phillips Petroleum Company to reconsider the building of a natural gas processing plant in Washington County.
SR 52 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Anne Russell, Jane Russell, Angela Heartfield and Robert A. Heartfield, "Honorary Pages" for the day.
SR 53 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending welcome to Rachel Flentge.
SR 77 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Sheri Lynn Ryman, "Miss Texas."
SR 78 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Bremond Tiger baseball team.
SR 151 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Coach Joe Clements.
SR 180 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Robert Clark.
SR 181 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Lova (Ed) Wearden.
67th 2nd Called Session
SB 1 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of the counties of Washington, Lee, Bastrop, and Burleson and an appropriation for the salary and expenses of the judge of the court.
SCR 1 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Requesting the Phillips Petroleum Company to reconsider its decision to build a natural gas processing plant on Washington County Road 53 in the Quarry community.
SCR 7 Author: Caperton, Kent
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing opposition to certain proposed federal legislation that would provide for federal control of state pension systems.
67th 3rd Called Session
SR 8 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Declaring September 22, 1982, as "American Business Women's Day" in Texas.
SR 53 Author: Caperton, Kent
Caption: Memorial resolution for Edwin Lance Jensen.