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Legislation authored by Sam Johnson

Includes legislation with Sam Johnson as the primary author for the 69th through 72nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

72nd Regular Session
HB 107 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to absentee voting in a runoff election by a federal postcard applicant.
HB 108 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the application for court authorization of the use of a pen register or trap and trace device and exceptions to the prosecution of offenses involving unlawful use of a pen register or trap and trace device.
HB 109 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the offenses for which wire, oral, or electronic interceptions may be authorized.
HB 110 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications and the use of intercepted communications and evidence derived from those communications.
HB 125 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a write-in candidacy in the general election for state and county officers.
HB 177 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of certain witnesses to return to employment.
HB 205 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a write-in candidacy in a city election.
HB 206 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment and availability of parole for a person convicted of certain repeat felony offenses.
HB 466 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for rehabilitation of displaced, orphaned, sick, or injured wildlife; providing penalties.
HB 1543 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, civil and criminal enforcement of, and the allocation of revenue from a tax on certain gambling activities, gambling devices, and gambling paraphernalia.
HB 1658 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a small brewer manufacturer's license.
HB 2870 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the terms of directors of the Seis Lagos Utility District.
HCR 188 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Honoring the Civil Air Patrol on its 50th anniversary.
HJR 17 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting parole for persons who repeatedly commit certain violent offenses.
HJR 108 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a corporate income tax.
HJR 109 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a personal income tax.
HR 665 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the students from Solomon Schechter Academy.
71st Regular Session
HB 90 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that an inmate show evidence of minimal educational skills as a condition of release during the inmate's tentative parole month.
HB 91 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment and availability of parole for a person convicted of certain repeat felony offenses.
HB 92 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of certain property related to the commission of a felony offense and to the creation of a criminal offense relating to contraband.
HB 93 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and funding of certain local programs for the assistance of crime victims.
HB 133 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to sales tax permits and the elimination of sales tax permit fees.
HB 404 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the designation of April 9 as "Former Prisoners of War Recognition Day".
HB 783 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to certain requirements that must be met by a male under 26 years of age to be eligible to enroll at an institution of higher education and to receive certain financial assistance.
HB 1277 Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an intensive alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation program in the Texas Department of Corrections and to the transfer of certain state hospitals to the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 1278 Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation program in the Texas Department of Corrections and to services for alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation contracted for by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HB 1366 Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
Caption: Relating to absentee voting in a runoff election by a federal postcard applicant.
HB 1388 Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the date of the general election for officers of a junior college district.
HB 1531 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to public works projects requiring the involvement of a registered professional engineer.
HB 1853 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the transaction of business by, and the location of support personnel for, the court of appeals for the Fifth Court of Appeals District.
HB 1854 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and Corrections.
HB 2010 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the management, investment, and expenditure of funds held by certain educational, religious, or charitable organizations.
HB 2137 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to veterans county service officers.
HB 2375 Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for rehabilitation of sick or injured wildlife; providing penalties.
HB 2449 Last Action: Referred to Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to a microbrewer's permit.
HB 2659 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the commissioning of criminal investigators as peace officers by the Texas Turnpike Authority.
HB 2660 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain paintings; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3075 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to magistrates for the district courts in Collin County.
HB 3098 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of two judicial districts composed of Collin County.
HB 3182 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the reorganization, administration, powers, duties, financing, and functions of the Seis Lagos Utility District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the levy of a property tax; providing the power of eminent....
HB 3202 Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense of participating in a diabolic cult act; providing a penalty.
HCR 11 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing April 9 as Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day in Texas.
HCR 36 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Granting Romar Supply, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas, Texas Department of Corrections and State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
HCR 230 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Billy Pickard.
HJR 11 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting parole for persons who repeatedly commit certain violent offenses.
HR 48 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Martha Simank on her 100th birthday.
HR 777 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Authorizing the American Legion to use the house chamber for Boys State on June 9, 1989.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 107 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation and funding of certain local programs for the assistance of crime victims.
HCR 18 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Calling on Congress to submit to the states a constitutional amendment protecting the American flag from willful burning or destruction.
71st 6th Called Session
HR 18 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Authorizing the American Legion to use the house chamber on Monday, June 11, 1990, for Boys State.
70th Regular Session
HB 55 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirements imposed on inmates prior to awards of good conduct time.
HB 56 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the use of victim testimony and police records of arrest at parole hearings.
HB 57 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the punishment of murder of a child or elderly individual as a capital offense.
HB 96 Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the identification of a caller using an automatic dial announcing device.
HB 184 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to funding of public school kindergarten.
HB 214 Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to school board approval of the detachment of territory from certain school districts.
HB 215 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to changing boundaries of territorial units from which offices of certain political subdivisions are elected.
HB 276 Last Action: Reported from s/c with substitute
Caption: Relating to submission of evidence of financial responsibility on inspection of a motor vehicle.
HB 745 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the criminal district attorney of Collin County.
HB 1219 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the authority of a judge to call a Court of Inquiry and to the organization and functions of the Court of Inquiry.
HB 1628 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Sentencing Commission.
HB 1629 Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exempting from the franchise tax certain corporations whose only business in this state is the solicitation of orders at trade shows or fairs.
HB 1714 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/88
Caption: Relating to initiating an appeal of a property tax determination.
HB 2157 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reasons for challenges for cause.
HB 2533 Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to certain requirements that must be met by a male under age 26 years of age to be eligible to enroll at an institution of higher education and to receive financial assistance.
HB 2545 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Collin County.
HB 2573 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the maximum speed limit of certain vehicles.
HB 2620 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorizing a new type of temporary alcoholic beverage permit.
HR 20 Caption: Recognizing January 27, 1987, as Collin County Day.
HR 24 Caption: Congratulating Representative Cliff Johnson and his wife Nita on the birth of their daughter.
HR 29 Caption: Congratulating the Plano High School football team.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 11 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding of public school kindergarten.
HCR 35 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Granting Romar Supply, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas, the Texas Department of Corrections, and the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
HR 219 Caption: In memory of Robert Woodruff, Jr. city manager of Plano.
69th Regular Session
HB 322 Last Action: Testimony received in committee
Caption: Relating to including public school librarians on the career ladder.
HB 659 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the use of automatic dialing announcing devices; providing a penalty.
HB 1315 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to joint elections held by political subdivisions.
HB 1317 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of election precincts in primary elections.
HB 1349 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 3 of Collin County and to the jurisdiction of and the compensation of the judges of the County Court at Law of Collin County and County Court at Law No. 2 of Collin County.
HB 1710 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the capital punishment for murder of a child or an elderly person.
HB 1712 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the application of the Professional Prosecution Act to certain prosecuting attorneys and to the compensation of the criminal district attorney of Collin County.
HB 2460 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the appointment of certain inmates to serve in supervisory or administrative capacities in the Texas Department of Corrections.
HJR 17 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the voters of Collin County to abolish the office of county surveyor in that county.
HJR 34 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the voters of Collin County to abolish the office of county surveyor in that county.
HJR 43 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the apportionment of the value of railroad rolling stock among counties for purposes of property taxation.
HR 28 Caption: Recognizing January 30, 1985, as Collin County Day.
HR 29 Caption: Honoring the Plano East Senior High School Band.
HR 88 Caption: In memory of Sheriff Joe Steenbergen of Collin County.
HR 168 Caption: Honoring Texans missing in action in Southeast Asia.
HR 444 Caption: Honoring the Americans who serves in the Vietnam War.
HR 494 Caption: Declaring legislative sentiment regarding court decisions affecting public school reforms.
69th 3rd Called Session
HB 72 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Rusk and Terrell state hospitals from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 73 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the repeal of provisions designed to reduce the prison population of the Texas Department of Corrections by awarding administrative good conduct time to inmates.
HB 74 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to public participation in parole and mandatory supervision hearings.