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Legislation authored by Bob McFarland

Includes legislation with Bob McFarland as the primary author for the 65th through 71st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

71st Regular Session
SB 48 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to complaints in municipal court.
SB 60 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the preservation of evidence of certain criminal convictions.
SB 130 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to photographic evidence in theft cases.
SB 220 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to conforming the Local Government Code to certain Acts of the 70th Legislature, to nonsubstantively codifying in that code certain related statutes, and to making certain corrective and conforming....
SB 221 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, including the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes and conforming codifications enacted by the 70th....
SB 223 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to conforming Title 4 of the Government Code to certain Acts of the 70th Legislature and to nonsubstantively codifying in that title certain related statutes.
SB 245 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the collection and management of certain funds by the state.
SB 316 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the date on which the attendance of students for the first semester of the regular public school term begins.
SB 423 Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to establishing a groundwater protection cleanup program and a petroleum storage tank remediation fund for the cleanup of releases from certain petroleum storage tanks.
SB 505 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the continuation, functions, and reports of the office of the Multistate Tax Compact Commissioner for Texas.
SB 506 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Interagency Council for Genetic Services.
SB 507 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the approval and supervision of state employee health programs.
SB 508 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Surplus Property Agency and the disposition of surplus and salvage property.
SB 509 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain acts of public accountants.
SB 557 Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al.
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of sentence time credit for persons sentenced to terms of confinement in the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 558 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for certain projects.
SB 590 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to validation of governmental acts and proceedings by municipalities.
SB 640 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a court's continuing jurisdiction in a felony case.
SB 641 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to governmental liability for an employee acting in an emergency.
SB 694 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of services by dentists under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act.
SB 695 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection and enforcement of motor fuel taxes, prescribing penalties, and declaring an emergency.
SB 699 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to corrections institutions and to emergency appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections for projects related to corrections institutions.
SB 708 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to products liability actions.
SB 781 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain nonprofit subscription programs for emergency medical services vehicle services.
SB 799 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District and the terms of office of the district directors.
SB 910 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the charging of amounts for nonfiling insurance in connection with certain loans and transactions.
SB 911 Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/90
Caption: Relating to coverage of chemical dependency under certain health insurance, prepaid health plans, and self-funded and self-insured health plans.
SB 912 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to insurance or collateralization requirements for funds maintained by state agencies outside the treasury; providing penalties.
SB 978 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the use of certain abandoned motor vehicles by a police department.
SB 979 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to criminal practice and procedure in municipal, justice, and county courts and to creating an offense for improper filing of certain cases.
SB 980 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the deferral of proceedings in certain criminal cases involving misdemeanors punishable by fine only.
SB 1044 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of the laws relating to corrections, including criminal penalties and conforming amendments.
SB 1046 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes.
SB 1083 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to submission of information regarding nonconforming signs by certain sign advertising businesses; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1084 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to indemnity provisions in certain mineral agreements.
SB 1085 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the assessment, collection, allocation, and administration of certain court costs and fees in criminal cases.
SB 1086 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Science & Technology
Caption: Relating to the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds and to bonds issued by an industrial development corporation.
SB 1087 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the administration and enforcement of taxes on the sale and use of certain motorboats and to certificates of title for those motorboats.
SB 1088 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to food, beverages, cigarettes, and tobacco products sold through vending machines and to the taxation of those items and vending machines; providing criminal and civil penalties.
SB 1169 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to reform of the criminal justice system; providing for sources of revenue and making appropriations for that purpose.
SB 1170 Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a uniform system to gather and maintain criminal history records.
SB 1171 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to deferral of proceedings for certain misdemeanor offenses and to imposition of a court cost for the deferral.
SB 1172 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to operation of the state community development review committee under the department of commerce.
SB 1173 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the clerk for the County Court at Law No. 3 of Tarrant County.
SB 1174 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested cal.
Caption: Relating to acts of public agencies that jointly own one or more airports pursuant to joint action agreements.
SB 1175 Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to school-based counseling programs for abused children and to the imposition of fees on conviction of certain offenses for the purpose of funding those programs.
SB 1176 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to conduct constituting aggravated assault.
SB 1353 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the designation of an agent for property tax purposes; providing a penalty.
SB 1354 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to property appraisals and protests.
SB 1355 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to records and seals of notaries public and to qualification as a notary public.
SB 1356 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain state agencies subject to, or removed from, review under the Texas Sunset Act.
SB 1357 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a lien on a motor vehicle, motorboat, vessel, or outboard motor for towing services.
SB 1358 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to including surveyors under the Professional Services Procurement Act.
SB 1625 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Allowing certain alcoholic beverage permittees to sponsor certain charitable events under the Alcoholic Beverage Code.
SB 1756 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the administration, collection, and enforcement of the tax on cigarettes.
SCR 7 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In appreciation of W. M. Sustaire.
SCR 105 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Nolan Ryan as an official Texas hero.
SCR 122 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Gretchen Polhemus, Miss USA 1989.
SCR 168 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing that a suitable portrait of Governor William P. Clements, Jr., be placed in the rotunda of the Texas Capitol.
SCR 177 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Resolution to suspend rules to allow conferees to go outside either house's version of SJR11 and to suspend printing and notice rules for CCR.
SCR 179 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Resolution to suspend rules to allow conferees to go outside either house's version of HB1588 and to suspend printing and notice rules for CCR.
SCR 183 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Resolution to suspend rules to allow conferees to go outside either house's version of SB 558 and to suspend printing and notice rules for CCR.
SJR 11 Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the exemption from ad valorem taxation certain personal property temporarily in the state for certain purposes.
SJR 24 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds for acquiring, constructing, or equipping corrections institutions, youth corrections institutions, and mental....
SJR 41 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the apportionment of senate and house districts according to population.
SJR 54 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to organize and combine various state agencies that perform criminal justice functions.
SR 3 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to W.M. Sustaire for his many years of immeasurable contributions to the city of Euless.
SR 115 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating February 14, 1989, as Corrections Day in Texas.
SR 533 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming William S. Sessions, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
SR 651 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Christine B. Siegfried on being named Social Worker of the Year for the Tarrant County Unit of the National Association of Social Workers/Texas.
SR 768 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Allowing the conference committee on SJR 11 to go outside the bounds of the committee.
SR 852 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the W. I. Fleetwood Memorial Foundation for the aid they provide to committed and courageous men and women who protect our safety.
SR 853 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Ben E. Keith Foods Co. of Fort Worth for winning the Great Distributor Organization Award.
71st 1st Called Session
SB 24 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to defining interest as excluding certain sums and values related to certain debt obligations and certificates of beneficial ownership.
SB 41 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to products liability actions.
SB 53 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/90
Caption: Relating to the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds and to bonds issued by an industrial development corporation.
SB 72 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the appointment of reserve peace officers by certain water districts.
SB 90 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the administration and enforcement of taxes on the sale and use of certain motorboats and to certificates of title for those motorboats.
71st 2nd Called Session
SB 12 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to governmental liability for an employee acting in an emergency.
SCR 15 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Paul Earl Yarbrough.
71st 3rd Called Session
SB 29 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to governmental liability for an employee acting in an emergency.
SB 30 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the validity of certain indemnity obligations.
71st 4th Called Session
SB 71 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to products liability actions.
SB 81 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to indemnity provisions in certain mineral agreements.
SB 82 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds.
SB 83 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington.
SB 87 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing a religious organization to file a late application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.
71st 5th Called Session
SB 70 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the operations of the institutional division, pardons and paroles division, and community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the operations of the Texas Council...
SB 80 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing a religious organization to file a late application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.
SR 54 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Department of Public Safety Trooper Glen Perkins of Irving.
SR 80 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of C. R. Smith.
71st 6th Called Session
SB 41 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operations of the institutional division, pardons and paroles division, and community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the operations of the Texas Council....
SB 50 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to governmental liability for an employee acting in an emergency.
SB 51 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days--9/6/90
Caption: Relating to the elimination of duplicate citations in certain enacted codes.
SB 52 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing a religious organization to file a late application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.
SR 37 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Terence James Collins of Houston.
70th Regular Session
SB 203 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dentistry.
SB 215 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to inmate population in the Texas Department of Corrections and to sentencing and administrative and information provisions that affect that population providing for appropriations.
SB 216 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to release to mandatory supervision of certain prisoners.
SB 244 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Diabetes Council and to the powers and duties of agencies represented on that council.
SB 245 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the operations and continuation of the Texas Board of Corrections, to the manner in which defendants are sentenced, confined, and released from confinement, and to limitations of personal actions by inmates.
SB 262 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to institutions served by higher education authorities; the exercise of the powers of higher education authorities by nonprofit corporations; and board members of higher education authorities.
SB 269 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Adopting the Texas Theft Liability Act.
SB 297 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain sales of assets of a state bank.
SB 378 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to commitment papers for inmates transferred to the Texas Department of Corrections and to the persons required to deliver those papers.
SB 664 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Motion to table prevails
Caption: Relating to official citations of state law and to deceptive practices relating to the use of official citations.
SB 704 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Related to the taking of natural gas by certain common purchasers.
SB 782 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a person first obtain a license or permit before exercising any privilege regulated by the Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
SB 803 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to controlled substances in emergency medication kits.
SB 804 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the reorganization, administration, powers, duties, and selection of the board of directors of Dallas County Flood Control District No. 1; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 805 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the height of auto transporters operated on public roads.
SB 806 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investment of state funds.
SB 807 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishment of a state water pollution control financial assistance program and a water resources revenue bond program; requiring water conservation programs for certain applicants.
SB 825 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the application of the standard of prudent operation in a suit for damages alleging waste.
SB 888 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to local taxation; making conforming amendments and repeals.
SB 894 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to the executive branch of government, including penalties and conforming amendments.
SB 896 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the adoption of nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to local government, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.
SB 928 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of unsworn declarations made under penalty of perjury by inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections and county jails.
SB 929 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to minimum training requirements, testing, certification, and employment of peace officers who utilize investigative hypnosis in the investigation of cases; providing penalties.
SB 930 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an affidavit of inability to pay costs in a civil case.
SB 1020 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to an offer of merchandise in a carnival contest sponsored by a nonprofit group.
SB 1021 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the compensation under the Crime Victims Compensation Act for certain persons if the victim is younger than 17 years of age.
SB 1022 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to rate plans for local telephone service.
SB 1208 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Authorizing certain freshwater supply districts to divide into two or more districts or to convert into districts with the powers of road districts and freshwater supply districts.
SB 1319 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the sale of other services related to motor vehicle sales contracts.
SB 1407 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds to finance certain state facilities.
SB 1417 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the authority to review and approve change orders to certain public works contracts.
SB 1422 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to suspension of sentences and deferral of final disposition in justice courts.
SCR 27 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
SCR 33 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Robert Koester permission to sue the State of Texas and Texas Tech University.
SCR 56 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting J. C. Penney Life Insurance Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Board of Insurance.
SCR 83 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting J. C. Penney Casualty Insurance Company permission to sue the State of texas and State Board of Insurance.
SCR 95 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Harold Muckleroy, Jr. and Thomas M. Dorsey, d/b/a Highway 80 Joint Venture permission to sue the State of Texas and State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
SCR 97 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the period from April 26 through May 2, 1987, as Texas Crime Victim Rights Week.
SCR 107 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Declaring April 29, 1987, as "Corrections Day in Texas."
SJR 12 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property located in the state.
SJR 33 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to issue general obligation bonds for the construction, improvement, and expansion of penal facilities.
SJR 56 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds for certain construction projects.
SR 21 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending congratulations to La Buena Vida Vineyards.
SR 63 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Proclaiming March 8 through 14, 1987 as American Association of University Women Week in Austin, Texas.
SR 209 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending best wishes for a festive celebration of St. Patrick's Day.
SR 667 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Expanding the scope of the Conference Committee on S.B. 245.
70th 2nd Called Session
SB 23 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Repealing Section 6(f), Texas Pawnshop Act, (Article 5069-51.06, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), as added by Section 5, H.B. 1230, 70th Legislature, Regular Session), 1987.
SB 38 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to contract for jail facilities and the operation of those facilities.
SB 75 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain nonprofit subscription programs for emergency medical services vehicle services.
SB 83 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain medical tests required of persons arrested for offenses involving sexual assault.
SB 96 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Providing procedures for certain cities and counties to provide and finance correctional facilities.
SCR 15 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Creating the Select Committee on State Government Management Effectiveness.
SCR 29 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Granting JC Penney Life Insurance Company permission to sue the State of Texas, the State Board of Insurance, and the state treasurer.
SCR 33 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Granting JC Penney Casualty Insurance Company permission to sue the State of Texas, the State Board of Insurance, and the state treasurer.
SCR 34 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Granting Robert Koester permission to sue the State of Texas and Texas Tech University.
SCR 36 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Granting Utley-James of Texas, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and Stephen F. Austin University.
SCR 38 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Granting Harold Muckleroy, Jr., and Thomas M. Dorsey permission to sue the state, the State Purchasing and General Services Commission, and the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 19 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Commending the Reverend Wilfred G. Sager.
69th Regular Session
SB 35 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the participation by joint airports in law enforcement interlocal assistance agreements with counties and municipalities.
SB 76 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain victims to receive benefits under the Crime Victims Compensation Act; defining certain terms; providing for cost collection enforcement; prescribing sanctions for lack of enforcement by courts.
SB 240 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the interpretation of credit law by the consumer credit commissioner.
SB 279 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of freshwater fishing tournaments; providing penalties.
SB 497 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to establishment, funding, and uses of the Texas Savings and Loan Supplemental Fund and to the creation, membership, administration, powers and duties, and dissolution of the Texas Savings and Loan Fund Corporation.
SB 532 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to enforcement of agreements to arbitrate disputes.
SB 533 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain technical corrections and miscellaneous amendments to certain provisions of the Texas Business Corporation Act, as amended, the Texas Miscellaneous Corporation Laws Act, as amended, the Texas Non-Profit, as amended, and the Texas Professional Corporation Act, as amended, including those pertaining to indemnification of directors, officers, and others by business and nonprofit corporations, the officers of corporations, the execution of documents, authorized shares, determination of net assets and surplus, directors and boards of directors, mergers, foreign corporations, dissolution of corporations, meetings; providing a penalty; amending the Texas Business Corporation Act, as amended (Volume 3A, Article 1.01 et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by amending Subdivision (4) of Section A and Sections B, G, H, J, M, P, Q, and R, Article 2.02-1; Section B, Article 2.10; Section A, Article 2.12; Article 2.13; Sections B and E, Article 2.17; Section A, Article 2.19; Subsection (2), Section E, Article 2.22; Section A, Article 2.36; Section A, Article 2.42; Section B, Article 4.03; Section A, Article 4.04; Section D, Article 4.07; Section B, Article 4.10; Section B, Article 4.11; Section B, Article 4.12; Section A, Article 5.04; Section B, Article 5.16; Section A, Article 6.06; Section A, Article8.01; Section A, Article 8.02; Section B, Article 8.05; Section B, Article 8.09; and Section B, Article 8.14; and by adding Section D, Article 2.34; Article 2.35-1; and Article 10.02; amending the Texas Miscellaneous Corporation Laws Act, as amended (Article 1302-1.01 et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by amending Section A, Article 1302-2.08; and Article 1302-7.01; and repealing Articles 1302-6.25 and 1302-6.26; and amending the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act, as amended (Article 1396-2.22A and 1396-9.11 and repealing Article 1396-2.22; and amending Section 14 of the Texas Professional Corporation Act, as amended (Article 1528e, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 544 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to coverage for alcohol dependency in certain group policies and other health plans; excluding certain policies.
SB 579 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a program of financial support for schools.
SB 584 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the construction, installation, and location of industrialized housing and buildings and modular homes.
SB 700 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of cultural education facilities finance corporations and to the corporation's powers, authority, and rights.
SB 737 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the listing of certain leaseholds and other interests in certain property owned by a city or town in the appraisal records used to prepare a tax roll.
SB 766 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to permissible investments of public funds.
SB 767 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending the Texas Trust Code relating to the investments by a trustee.
SB 768 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain offenses as felonies of the fourth degree, to the jurisdiction of certain courts hearing criminal cases, to the punishment imposed for Class C misdemeanors, to the punishments for the offenses of criminal mischief, burglary of a coin-operated machine, burglary of a vehicle, theft, theft of service, unauthorized use of a vehicle, forgery, and credit card abuse, and to the sentencing of certain defendants convicted of those property offenses.
SB 769 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for participation in a restitution center program as an alternative to confinement in the Texas Department of Corrections and to the funding by the Texas Adult Probation Commission of community-based centers as alternatives to traditional correctional facilities.
SB 797 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to civil procedure and civil remedies and liabilities; making conforming amendments and repeals; providing penalties.
SB 826 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment, powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of subregional transportation authorities in certain cities.
SB 836 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to competitive bidding on contracts for the construction of permanent improvements at institutions of higher education; amending section 51.907 of the Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency.
SB 852 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to allocation of the authority in the state to issue private activity bonds.
SB 998 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a process for the investigation and disposition of complaints alleging misconduct by peace officers.
SB 999 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to prohibiting activities that interfere with the lawful hunting or catching of wildlife; providing a penalty.
SB 1000 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of and validation of the creation of the Denton County Levee Improvement District No. 1.
SB 1001 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of and validation of the creation of the Denton County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 of Denton County, Tx., and to the authority to divide into two or more districts.
SB 1134 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to gross premium taxes paid by certain insurance carriers.
SB 1257 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance and extent of warrants issued by certain authorities.
SB 1317 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation and sale of natural and synthetic natural gas.
SB 1352 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Amending Chapter 628, Acts of the 68th Legislature pertaining to Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District and conferring additional rights, powers, privileges, authority and functions upon the District, authorizing the issuance of bonds, notes and other obligations; validating prior election's and other actions and contracts finding compliance with applicable constitutional provisions and declaring an emergency.
SCR 138 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Fort Wort Star-Telegram and reporter Mark J. Thompson.
SCR 142 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Judge Connally McKay for his meritorious service and his unswerving support of the Texas judicial system.
SR 233 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Recognizing the outstanding athletic achievement of Randy Snow.
SR 235 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Commending Mrs. Willie Mae McCormick.
SR 262 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Commending Michael G. Hardin.
SR 338 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Pat May.
69th 2nd Called Session
SB 26 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Providing for the Child Support Enforcement Improvement Act of 1986; relating to the collection of child support and certain administrative and judicial requirements and procedures; making a transfer and an appropriation.
SB 28 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disposition of interest earned on certain accounts with the State Treasurer.
SB 43 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to pay certain claims against the state.
SCR 13 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Granting Del E. Webb Corporation permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
SCR 16 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Granting Robert Koester permission to sue the State of Texas and Texas Tech University.
69th 3rd Called Session
SB 24 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the importation of alcoholic beverages for personal use.
SB 43 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-12/30/86
Caption: Relating to the definition of "agency" in The Interagency Cooperation Act.
SCR 5 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Granting The National Life and Accident Insurance Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Board of Insurance.
SCR 6 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Robert Koester permission to sue the State of Texas and Texas Tech University.
SCR 7 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Del E. Webb Corporation permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
68th Regular Session
SB 155 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education, its membership, functions, powers and duties, and operations and to the powers and duties of the executive director of the commission; to grounds for removal of members; and to training, licensing, and disciplining of peace officers, jailers or guards of county jails, and reserve law enforcement officers.
SB 218 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the effect of confinement in another penal institution on certain defendant's eligibility for parole and to certain duties of the Texas Department of Corrections and of the court and to certain powers and duties of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 275 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain domestic insurance companies to reinsure risks involving defined aircraft and defined space equipment.
SB 319 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government; providing penalties.
SB 343 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the period of limitation applicable to a prosecution for certain offenses involving sexual conduct.
SB 387 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the chief executive officer of and the presidents of North Texas State University and of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
SB 405 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation, operation, personnel, powers, and duties of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner and to its regulatory responsibility concerning pawnshops and certain lenders, to credit card transactions, lender credit card agreements, and merchant discounts, to powers and duties of the Consumer Credit Commissioner, to quarterly and annualized interest ceilings, to limitations and selling or leasing of on certain open-end account credit agreements, to computations of ending balances, to the Consumer Credit Commissioner expense fund, and to creditors' disclosure requirements and fees.
SB 453 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain reinsurance by the State Board of Insurance.
SB 612 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and funding of higher education authorities and to the authority of the governing body of cities to allow a nonprofit corporation to act on its behalf in certain acquisitions or construction, and to the powers, duties, and procedures of such nonprofit corporations.
SB 622 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the pre-parole transfer of prisoners to community residential facilities and to certain powers and duties of the Texas Department of Corrections and its director and the Board of Pardons and Paroles and its officers; providing that if the proposed constitutional amendment submitted on November 8, 1983, is adopted the Board of Pardons and Paroles is not required to receive the governor's approval for dates established for pre-parole transfer.
SB 640 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to credit for good conduct time earned by a prisoner toward reduction of a sentence and to the duty of sheriffs and of the director of the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 677 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to civil procedure and civil remedies and liabilities.
SB 712 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to rights in certain appropriated water under a permit.
SB 748 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to property.
SB 827 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to immunity from certain liability to persons providing information involving known or suspected fraudulent insurance and reinsurance transactions.
SB 828 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of reinsurance intermediaries; providing for a cause of action to enjoin a violation of the Act.
SB 935 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to advances from the federal unemployment trust fund, the tax on employers for payment of the resulting interest, and the payment of unemployment benefits from the advance interest trust fund.
SB 960 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of obstructions to air navigation and of taxicabs serving certain airports.
SB 961 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investments of insurers; authorizing the State Board of Insurance to adopt certain rules and regulations.
SB 962 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the terms of office of directors of general law districts.
SB 963 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of Dallas County Municipal Utility District No. 1 and its continuation as a district; to a change of name of the district to "Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District"; to the rights, powers, duties, and functions of the district, including the continued power to issue bonds and levy taxes; to the prescription and validation of the boundaries of the district; to the continuation of outstanding obligations; to certain additional intradistrict transportation powers; to certain required and specific approvals of the City of Irving; to the issuance of previously voted bonds and the levy of previously voted taxes without further elections; to the power of the City of Irving to dissolve the district under applicable laws; to validating prior elections, other actions, and contracts of the district; and to compliance with requirements of Article XVI, Section 59(d), Texas Constitution.
SB 964 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the measurement of distances in connection with the sale of alcoholic beverages near a public school, church, or public hospital, and to notice of an application for a license or permit to sell alcoholic beverages near a public school and to variances from these distance regulations.
SB 965 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Testimony taken
Caption: Relating to the sentencing of a defendant to the Texas Department of Corrections with a period of probation to commence on release from the department.
SB 971 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to an increase in the student union fee at The University of Texas at Arlington; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1109 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to court-ordered commitment of a drug-dependent person.
SB 1110 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the membership, powers, duties, functions, and operations of the legislative council.
SB 1255 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to investment securities.
SB 1293 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Giving to justices of the peace, medical examiners, and their personnel the protection provided under Chapter 309, Act of the 64th Legislature, Regular Session, 1975.
SCR 60 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Kroger Company on its 100th anniversary.
SCR 74 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Jerry Mebus.
SCR 133 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting DiscoverAir permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Agriculture.
SJR 27 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the use of public funds and credit for payment of premiums on certain insurance contracts of mutual insurance companies.
SJR 45 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to senate confirmation of appointments by the governor to the judiciary and to the Railroad Commission.
SR 309 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Michelle Badten.
SR 310 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Joanne Harris.
SR 311 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Jennifer Rankin.
SR 312 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Reid Phillips.
SR 313 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Carrie Crites.
SR 314 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Pat Connor.
SR 315 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Samantha Bane.
SR 316 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Nichole Wilkerson.
SR 317 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Ashley Armstrong.
SR 318 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Victor LeDonne.
SR 319 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Brad Holt.
SR 320 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to James Grissel.
SR 321 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Lesley Hensell.
SR 322 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Erin Welch.
SR 323 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Amber Lewis.
SR 324 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Bryan Elliott.
SR 325 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Kelly Donnelly.
SR 326 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Danny Breitegan.
SR 327 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Jeff Hires.
SR 328 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Nora Brown.
SR 329 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Traci Davis.
SR 330 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Travis Dommert.
SR 331 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Stacey Holler.
SR 332 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Tony Hughes.
SR 333 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Tamara Kinley.
SR 334 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Laurie Lopez.
SR 335 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Melissa Mundorf.
SR 336 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Beth Orr.
SR 337 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Joan Pulliam.
SR 338 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Tracey Quackenbush.
SR 339 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Jeff Raines.
SR 340 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Tonya Rodes.
SR 341 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Kristina Schillo.
SR 342 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Monica Snyder.
SR 343 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Doug Welch.
SR 344 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Susie Satava.
SR 345 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Bill Carlisle.
SR 346 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Rendi Dailey.
SR 347 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Jimmy Hinds.
SR 348 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Pam McGettrick.
SR 349 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Ryan Miller.
SR 350 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Andy Welch.
SR 351 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Greg Harris.
SR 352 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Kim Breitegan.
SR 353 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Lea Borneman.
SR 354 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Dina Feragotti.
SR 355 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Tommy Mazzuchelli.
SR 356 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Shawn O'Neill.
SR 357 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Heather Adamo.
SR 358 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Kim Jones.
SR 359 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Missy McLellan.
SR 360 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Chris Milliorn.
SR 361 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Raleigh Phillips.
SR 362 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Eddie Duppstadt.
SR 363 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Randy Pitts.
SR 364 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to John and Jean Webb.
SR 365 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Jimmy and Pat Hinds.
SR 366 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Mark and Gail Crites.
SR 367 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Gregg and Paul Breitegan.
SR 368 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Debbie Hinds.
SR 369 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Bill and Jane Carlisle.
SR 370 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Joyce Miller.
SR 371 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Barbara Harris.
SR 372 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. June Armstrong.
SR 373 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Karen Herrin.
SR 374 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Jay R. Dailey.
SR 375 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Ron Lopez.
SR 376 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to John Davis.
SR 377 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Jeff Holler.
SR 378 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Kenneth Phillips.
SR 424 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Extending welcome to Reverend and Mrs. David Kirkpatrick.
68th 1st Called Session
SB 12 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to sentence the defendant to the Texas Department of Corrections with a period of probation commencing on release from the department.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 8 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to bidding procedures under the state employees group insurance program.
SB 24 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a revision and reenactment of the laws concerning roads, bridges, and subdivisions under the jurisdiction of counties, road districts, and certain other political subdivisions and to powers and duties of state and local officials and governing bodies; providing for the creation of road districts; providing for the issuance of bonds and the levying to taxes; providing for credit agreements; providing for the use of bond proceeds to pay or establish a reasonable reserve to pay interests on notes and bonds; containing other provisions relating to the subject; declaring an emergency; providing enforcement procedures and penalties.
SB 49 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to conforming the Property Code and related statutes to the laws from which that code is derived and to laws enacted after the date of enactment of all or part of that code or laws.
SB 53 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to civil procedure and civil remedies and liabilities.
67th Regular Session
HB 724 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the offense of criminal mischief.
HB 903 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to notice to consumers, titles, and classification of manufactured housing.
HB 912 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to appeal from a probation revocation proceeding.
HB 1132 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to reformation of the sentence in certain capital murder cases.
HB 1136 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to product liability suits.
HB 1492 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to powers of municipalities over the rates, operations, and services of electric utilities.
HB 1811 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain items sold by persons 65 years old or older.
HB 1868 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to firemen's and policemen's civil service.
HB 2099 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale by certain cities of a coliseum or stadium.
HB 2310 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain claims for damages for injury, death, or property damage.
HCR 49 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Thomas J. Tinker permission to sue the state.
HCR 103 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Wayne A. Rohne, mayor of Pantego.
HCR 186 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Judson Ramsey.
HJR 31 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the Permanent University Fund.
HJR 89 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to state ad valorem taxes.
HR 228 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Congratulating Larry Price.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 149 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Amending Section 53.47 of the Texas Education Code relating to higher education authorities.
66th Regular Session
HB 614 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the use of live animals as a lure or quarry in a dog race or in dog coursing.
HB 615 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the determination of the legal rate of interest on certain loans; relating to the amount of late penalties chargeable on certain loans that does not constitute interest.
HB 616 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Providing for forfeiture of certain interest charges.
HB 631 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Products Liability
Caption: Relating to a system of comparative fault in product liability suits.
HB 671 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing for the use of prior convictions for enhancement purposes.
HB 906 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the combined Mandatory Student Services Fees to be charged a student registering at more than one institution within a System of higher education.
HB 1161 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to products liability.
HB 1240 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to assessments imposed on public utilities under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission; apportioning funds not assessed; requiring the Commission to report to the Legislature.
HB 1350 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to assessments imposed on public utilities under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission.
HB 1351 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to certain assessments imposed upon public utilities.
HB 1430 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of animals as a lure or quarry in racing greyhound dogs or in training greyhound dogs for racing; providing penalties.
HB 1630 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by purchase, exchange, gift, or otherwise, certain properties to be used for campus expansion and university purposes in The University of Texas System; vesting title in The University of Texas System, providing that this act shall be cumulative; providing for severability, repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 1663 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to the issuance of tax receipts from the tax collector for a political subdivision that imposes property taxes.
HB 1704 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to boundaries of state representative districts 32C and 32D.
HB 1780 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the punishment for terroristic threats, trespass, and false alarms or reports when a electric generating plant or an electric utility substation is involved.
HB 1781 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Thereto so as to authorize certain cities and towns owning sea life parks and oceanariums to abandon such use upon certain findings and authorizing the sale or lease thereof for other purposes, subject to certain conditions.
HB 1995 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to higher education authorities created for the purpose of acquiring student loan notes.
HCR 65 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting to governor to address a joint session of the house and senate on February 21, 1979.
HR 112 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Commissioning Representative Ron Bird as an alternate for Abraham Lincoln, to address the Texas Senate.
65th Regular Session
HB 1172 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Authorizing student service fees for a student union and for bus service at The University of Texas at Arlington.
HB 1506 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the persons whose consent is required to conduct an autopsy on the body of an unmarried decedent.
HB 1517 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the creation of an alcoholic beverage permit for the production of wine in a dry area.
HB 1619 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a fee to be collected by a county attorney, district attorney, or criminal district attorney for the collection and processing of certain checks and similar sight orders.
HB 2059 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the filing of lawsuits by creditors in counties other than where the contract was made or where the debtor resides.
HCR 128 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
Caption: Authorizing placement of a marker on capitol grounds commemorating official bicentennial communities of Texas.
HCR 176 Author: McFarland, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Tom J. Vandergriff, Chairman, Texas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
HR 123 Author: McFarland, Bob
Caption: Commending the members and directors of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Texas.