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Legislation authored by Patricia Hill

Includes legislation with Patricia Hill as the primary author for the 68th through 71st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

71st Regular Session
HB 419 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to ingredient information about wine manufactured, processed, or bottled in Texas.
HB 588 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: S. refused to adopt conf. comm. rept.
Caption: Relating to proof of certain informal marriages and to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages.
HB 789 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the time in which certain suits to void a marriage may be brought and to clarifications and technical corrections concerning the marriage relationship, the parent-child relationship, and suits....
HB 790 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the reporting of child abuse and to the effective date of certain amendments to the Family Code.
HB 948 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to the penalty for charging more than twice the amount of interest allowed by state usury law.
HB 963 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties.
HB 1067 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the receipt of certain political contributions immediately before and during a regular legislative session.
HB 1068 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a waiver of the state's sovereign immunity to suit in actions based on a written contract.
HB 1513 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Motion to table prevails
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction and administration of certain district and county courts and to the qualifications of office for judges of certain courts.
HB 1514 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rules of civil procedure or amendments to those rules adopted by the Texas Supreme Court.
HB 1515 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to the financial impact of an adoption by a municipality of a provision affecting a public retirement system.
HB 1516 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Construction Lien Act.
HB 1863 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to fees charged by court reporters for copies of trial transcripts.
HB 1864 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the juvenile board and court services department of Dallas County and to the salaries of the district judges having jurisdiction in Dallas County.
HB 2011 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to sovereign immunity in judicial actions based on a written contract.
HB 2012 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the review of the provision of certain services under the Texas Sunset Act.
HB 2013 Author: Hill, Patricia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to geography instruction for elementary and secondary students.
HB 2014 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of telephone solicitation; providing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 2147 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain personnel employed by hospital districts.
HB 2148 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to certain technical and other corrections and revisions to the Property Code.
HB 2235 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the limitations period for fraud actions.
HB 2236 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the creation of three judicial districts composed of Dallas County.
HB 2237 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to children who have no presumed fathers.
HB 2537 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of partnership and corporations from the definition of consumer.
HB 2538 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the federal rules of civil procedure and civil actions in the courts of this state.
HB 2539 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to property taxes and the administrative and judicial review of property tax determinations.
HB 2540 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring a clergyman to report child abuse.
HB 2541 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Senate adopted conf. comm. report
Caption: Relating to the status and support of children, the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support, the establishment of paternit possession of and access to children, and the support of disabled minor....
HB 2896 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Senate conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to fees charged for the preparation of instruments affecting title to real property.
HB 2897 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to options to continue health insurance coverage after divorce, death or retirement.
HB 2898 Author: Hill, Patricia | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the time within which an action to recover damages resulting from the presence of asbestos-containing materials in a building or facility may be brought.
HB 3142 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of additional county criminal courts in Dallas County.
HCR 237 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the State Board of Education to review the teaching of geography.
HCR 243 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Directing the Supreme Court of Texas to adopt rules of civil procedure that conform to the federal rules of civil procedure.
HJR 73 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to filling vacancies in certain judicial offices.
HJR 105 Author: Hill, Patricia | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing a time within which asbestos cost-recovery actions may be brought.
HR 417 Author: Hill, Patricia | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating State Representative Steve Wolens and Laura Miller on their second wedding anniversary.
HR 1104 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Directing the Supreme Court of Texas to adopt rules of civil procedure that conform to the federal rules of civil procedure.
HR 1140 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring the week of February 4 to 11, 1990, as "Texas Community Property Law Week".
71st 1st Called Session
HB 24 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the possession and support of and access to children and to the enforcement of court orders on the possesion and support of and access to children.
HCR 23 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Requesting the Supreme Court to establish standards for private process servers.
71st 2nd Called Session
HB 51 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan election of certain judicial officers.
HB 58 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the election of certain district judges.
HB 59 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to court commissions for filling vacancies in the offices of district judges.
HB 96 Author: Hill, Patricia | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the obligation of the attorney general and others for certain costs and fees in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and in suits for the reciprocal enforcement of child support; providing....
HCR 34 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Requesting that Judge Bunton permit an interlocutory appeal of his order in relation to the LULAC v. Mattox decision.
HJR 7 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the filling of vacancies in the offices of district judges by appointment of the governor.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 61 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a voucher for the tuition of a student at a public or private school.
HB 69 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the designation by the attorney general of a person to serve process in certain child support cases.
71st 4th Called Session
HJR 9 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the supreme court and the court of criminal appeals and to the election of justices and judges of those courts by place from single-member districts.
71st 5th Called Session
HB 95 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a tax on the gross receipts of a distributor of disposable diapers in this state.
70th Regular Session
HB 33 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: House adopted conference comm. report
Caption: Relating to the limitations period for fraud actions.
HB 34 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain insurers and nonprofit hospital and medical service plan corporations provide mammography screening under their accident and sickness insurance and medicare supplement coverage.
HB 83 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the operations and continuation of the Texas Adult Probation Commission, the continuation of the state's participation in the Uniform Act for Out-of-State Parolee Supervision, and to alternative forms of probation and probation revocation available to courts.
HB 626 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to sunset review of the Texas Conservation Foundation.
HB 627 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preparation and delivery of certain court documents and to costs in civil suits.
HB 628 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to composition of the governing body of certain regional transportation authorities.
HB 634 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the operations and continuation of the Texas Board of Corrections and to the manner in which defendants are sentenced, confined, and released from confinement.
HB 689 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to banking corporations or associations or individual bankers eligible to be selected as depositories of certain cities, towns, or villages.
HB 771 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to criminal law magistrates in Dallas County accepting misdemeanor guilty pleas for the county criminal courts.
HB 835 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of a home-rule city to provide publicly owned facilities for human services to the indigent.
HB 888 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies.
HB 1241 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to a mammography screening program administered by the Texas Department of Human Services and to payment of the costs of mammography screening.
HB 1301 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain general cities to indemnify certain persons for losses arising out of the performance of duties for the city.
HB 1380 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to actions for the enforcement of an agreement made on consideration of nonmarital cohabitation and for alienation of affection.
HB 1588 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of commercial motor vehicle auction dealers; providing a penalty.
HB 1770 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain utilities by the public utility commission.
HB 1985 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the rate of state contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1986 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to ingredient information about wine manufactured, processed, or bottled in Texas.
HB 2002 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to deadlines for filing certain financial statements and to forms provided by the secretary of state.
HB 2003 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to registration and reports filed with the secretary of state concerning communications to influence legislation or administrative action.
HB 2239 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the authority of a home-rule city to provide human services to the indigent.
HB 2240 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to enforcement of the Texas Clean Air Act by the Texas Air Control Board; amending Sunset legislation reauthorizing the Texas Air Control Board and relating to the Catastrophic Release Prevention Act.
HB 2241 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain fees paid to the secretary of state.
HB 2242 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the publication of the Texas Administrative Code.
HB 2243 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the Sunset Advisory Commission and the review of certain agencies by the commission.
HB 2481 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to exclusion of, and removal and disposal of the property of, a commercial tenant by a landlord.
HB 2603 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to public systems of higher education.
HJR 67 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of the Judicial Screening Commission on Appellate Court Candidates and Nominees for Appointment.
HJR 85 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to filling vacancies in certain judicial offices.
HR 139 Author: Hill, Patricia
Caption: Honoring Leonard Pence, Jr.
HR 272 Author: Hill, Patricia
Caption: Congratulating Representative Steve Wolens and the former Laura Miller on their recent marriage.
HR 494 Author: Hill, Patricia
Caption: Honoring the mesquite tree.
HR 766 Author: Hill, Patricia
Caption: Enabling the house conferees on HB 2243 to go outside the bounds of the house and senate versions.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 17 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to public systems of higher education.
HB 77 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prejudgment interest in certain civil cases.
HB 133 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of statutory county courts.
HB 134 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to qualification to take the examination for certification as a psychologist.
69th Regular Session
HB 17 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the alternative preparation and delivery of certain court documents and to costs in civil suits.
HB 21 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers and duties, and continuation of the Texas Air Control Board, to the authority of the board to impose administrative penalties, to the creation of the Texas Clean Air Study Committee, and to the authorization for additional motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance programs.
HB 68 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to anticompetition agreements.
HB 69 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the election of exemptions in a bankruptcy action.
HB 266 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the civil jurisdiction of county courts and justice courts.
HB 325 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the office of the Interstate Compact on Mental Health Administrator for Texas and to the annual report filed by the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
HB 334 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to certain fees set by commissioners courts.
HB 426 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to continuation, administration, duties, operations, and finances of the office of Canadian River Compact Commissioner for Texas.
HB 427 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuation, term, duties, and operation of the office of Pecos River Compact Commissioner of Texas.
HB 428 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to continuation, term, rights, and duties of the office of Red River Compact Commissioner for Texas.
HB 429 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuation, duties, and operations of the office of Rio Grande Compact Commissioner of Texas.
HB 430 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuation, duties, and operation of the office of Sabine River Compact Commissioners for Texas.
HB 494 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and continuation of the Texas Department of Water Resources, the Texas Water Development Board, and the Texas Water Commission; the transfer of powers and duties over water and sewer utilities to the Texas Water Commission from the Public Utilities Commission of Texas; and the transfer of the powers and duties over certain municipal hazardous waste to the Texas Department of Water Resources from the Texas Department of Health; providing penalties.
HB 497 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from property taxation for charitable organizations.
HB 499 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the county clerk for certain probate matters.
HB 596 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the office of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Compact Commissioner for Texas and to notice of commission meetings.
HB 1127 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to eligibility of retired and former district judges to practice law and be assigned as judicial officers.
HB 1260 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to local government cooperation to enforce through administration of motor vehicle registration a warrant issued for the arrest of a person who has failed to appear or pay a fine on a complaint for which punishment is by fine only.
HB 1528 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain general-law cities to establish drainage utility systems.
HB 1529 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to contract with certain counties or state agencies to assist in the enforcement of outstanding warrants of arrest for the failure to appear or pay a fine on a complaint involving certain traffic offenses.
HB 1537 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to students at an institution of higher education who are absent from classes on a religious holy day.
HB 1822 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to banking corporations or associations or individual bankers to be selected as a depository of a city, town, or village.
HB 2287 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the amendment and repeal of certain statutes to conform to Article I, Section 3a, of the Texas Constitution.
HB 2446 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Amending Section 53.35(b), Education Code, relating to aiding institutions of higher education and elementary and secondary nonprofit educational institutions.
HCR 136 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Justice Robert B. Maloney on being recommended for appointment to a federal judgeship.
HCR 260 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: House passage reported
Caption: Permitting the conferees on SB738 to add text.
HJR 25 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment granting the supreme court jurisdiction to answer questions of state law certified from federal courts.
HJR 36 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit a county to abolish the office of county treasurer.
HJR 39 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the apportionment of the state in senatorial, representative, and congressional districts.
HJR 55 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a change of the name of the Texas Water Development Board by statute.
69th 2nd Called Session
HCR 14 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Granting Utley-James of Texas, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and Stephen F. Austin State University.
69th 3rd Called Session
HR 112 Author: Hill, Patricia
Caption: Honoring Representative Jan McKenna.
68th Regular Session
HB 564 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of health care liability claims under the Medical Liability and Insurance Improvement Act of Texas.
HB 565 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Withdrawn by Author
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered to nonresident patients.
HB 657 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of substitute municipal judges.
HB 698 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of disabled parking laws.
HB 838 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the offenses involving certain communications and telephone calls intended to harass, annoy, alarm, abuse, torment, or embarrass a person.
HB 845 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the property tax exemption of certain organizations that promote or operate art galleries, museums, and collections.
HB 1198 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person who was a member of the United States Public Health Service to participate in the veterans land program.
HB 1969 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to investment securities.
HB 2402 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Providing for the establishment by cities of drainage utility systems; defining such drainage systems as public utilities; prescribing bases for levy of a drainage fee; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency.
HJR 68 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a person who was a member of the United States Public Health Service to participate in the veterans' land program.
HJR 79 Author: Hill, Patricia
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the apportionment of the state into senatorial, representative, and congressional districts.