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Legislation authored by John Carona

Includes legislation with John Carona as the primary author for the 72nd through 83rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

83rd Regular Session
SB 18 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Property Insurance Program and the operation of the FAIR Plan Association and the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
SB 19 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain residential and other structures and mitigation of loss to those structures resulting from natural catastrophes; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 158 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the average price below which a newspaper is exempt from the sales tax.
SB 159 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle.
SB 172 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to diagnosing the reading development and comprehension of public school kindergarten students.
SB 176 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the distribution of certain consultants' reports.
SB 183 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to certain inquiries made by the Texas Department of Insurance to insurers.
SB 184 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to extending claim-handling deadlines after certain emergency declarations.
SB 186 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the abatement of mosquitoes in stagnant water located on certain uninhabited residential property.
SB 192 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by the banking commissioner.
SB 230 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the applicability of state law governing funds transfers to certain remittance transfers.
SB 231 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain concealed handgun laws to certain associate judges and other judicial personnel.
SB 232 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to use of the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry in connection with the regulatory authority of the consumer credit commissioner.
SB 241 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of advanced meters and the interconnection of ERCOT with another grid; requiring a study on the health effects of advanced meters; authorizing an administrative penalty.
SB 242 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for certain occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience.
SB 244 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the administration, operation, supervision, and regulation of credit unions.
SB 247 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 259 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to telecommunications services and markets.
SB 285 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state.
SB 288 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers.
SB 289 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the approval requirement for a rental-purchase agreement that includes a loss damage waiver provision.
SB 297 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts.
SB 311 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of roofing contractors; authorizing a fee and providing penalties.
SB 325 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to the system benefit fund fee.
SB 326 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers.
SB 327 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to termination of franchises to provide cable or video service in municipalities.
SB 328 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to entrepreneurs-in-residence at state agencies.
SB 356 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the audit of court registry funds in certain counties.
SB 365 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to expedited credentialing for certain podiatrists and therapeutic optometrists providing services under a managed care plan.
SB 382 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disbursement of county funds to a person owing delinquent property taxes.
SB 383 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing the sale and use of certain refrigerants.
SB 384 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of failure to report abuse or neglect of a child.
SB 385 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in regions designated by municipalities and counties; imposing a fee.
SB 407 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption for persons who sell certain burglar and fire alarm components from the requirement to be licensed as an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor.
SB 408 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain complaints to and investigations by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
SB 411 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to insurers' duty to provide information in a fraud investigation.
SB 451 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to production requirements for holders of winery permits.
SB 473 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.
SB 474 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to financing statements and other records under the secured transactions law.
SB 494 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sources of funding for the universal service fund; authorizing a change in fees.
SB 512 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the specialized telecommunications assistance program.
SB 540 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation, registration, and certification of inspectors for elevators, escalators, and related equipment.
SB 562 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the license qualifications and continuing education requirements for polygraph examiners.
SB 569 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the examination requirements for an insurance adjuster license.
SB 581 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures for securing the deposit of public funds.
SB 583 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to eligibility for support from the universal service fund.
SB 616 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and the punishment for the offense of burglary committed while evading arrest or detention.
SB 617 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of energy efficiency professionals; providing penalties; authorizing fees.
SB 618 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events.
SB 630 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on residential landlords.
SB 631 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain statutory insurance deposit requirements.
SB 632 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to contracts between optometrists or therapeutic optometrists and health maintenance organizations or insurers.
SB 639 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of beer, ale, and malt liquor by a brewer or beer manufacturer to a wholesaler or distributor and contractual agreements between those entities.
SB 661 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; creating an offense.
SB 662 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the composition of the drought preparedness council.
SB 671 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Caption: Relating to the deregulation of weather modification operations.
SB 672 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation of industrialized housing.
SB 673 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the requirements for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; providing penalties.
SB 676 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and the eligibility of those workers for unemployment benefits; providing penalties.
SB 685 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration of token trailers.
SB 692 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the filing by electronic mail of financial disclosures by certain county officers, county employees, or candidates for county office.
SB 693 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to clarifying liability and damages for certain liens placed on and certain court records of real property.
SB 694 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to conduct investigations of forensic analyses conducted in connection with a civil proceeding.
SB 697 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of certain nonresident individuals to hold a surplus lines agent license.
SB 698 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the refund of unearned premium for a personal automobile or residential property insurance policy.
SB 699 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the contents of an assumed name certificate filed by certain businesses or professionals.
SB 733 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association.
SB 734 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the licensing of captive insurance companies; authorizing fees and authorizing and imposing taxes.
SB 742 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to reports of missing children, missing persons, or attempted child abductions and to education and training for peace officers regarding missing or exploited children.
SB 762 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense.
SB 778 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to trusts.
SB 801 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to security deposit requirements for certain insurance companies.
SB 804 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to revising provisions in certain laws governing certain banks and trust companies in this state to conform to changes in terminology made by the Business Organizations Code.
SB 805 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of banks, trust companies, and bank holding companies.
SB 806 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by a state agency to make certain purchases.
SB 809 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to Public Utility Commission of Texas consideration of the rates for certain equalization surcharges and emergency service fees.
SB 823 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorized acquisition and delinquency charges for certain consumer loans.
SB 824 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administrative fee authorized for certain consumer loans; changing the amount of the fee.
SB 845 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the use of e-mail and website technology by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
SB 847 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to business entities and associations.
SB 848 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property.
SB 849 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to social purposes of a for-profit corporation and the consideration of social purposes and other interests by officers and directors of a for-profit corporation.
SB 892 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to the attorney general and to assistant attorneys general, United States attorneys, assistant United States attorneys, and special assistant United States attorneys, and to the authority of those attorneys to carry certain weapons.
SB 893 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to certain conditions of, penalties for violating, and collection of information about protective orders issued in certain family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking cases.
SB 950 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to requiring certain alcoholic beverage permittees to be the primary American source of supply for certain alcoholic beverages.
SB 951 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to surplus lines insurance.
SB 952 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to interest on commercial loans.
SB 953 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
SB 962 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain alcoholic beverages by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
SB 972 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain offenses relating to certain occupations regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
SB 973 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology; authorizing fees.
SB 1003 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to a review of and report regarding the use of adult and juvenile administrative segregation in facilities in this state.
SB 1004 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan originators, residential mortgage loan companies, mortgage bankers, and residential mortgage loan servicers under the jurisdiction of the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending; changing a fee.
SB 1005 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of money services businesses.
SB 1006 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding certain shareholder and policyholder dividends.
SB 1007 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty.
SB 1008 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the business, supervision, and regulation of state savings and loan associations and state savings banks; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1018 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the agreements, costs, revenues, and finances of regional tollway authorities; authorizing taxes, fees, and assessments.
SB 1033 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the registration and use of marks, including trademarks and service marks.
SB 1034 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the unauthorized use of an alcoholic beverage permit or license; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1035 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage license applications and fees.
SB 1036 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to applications for certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses.
SB 1052 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to search warrants issued in this state and other states for certain customer data, communications, and other information held in electronic storage in this state and other states by providers of electronic communications services and remote computing services.
SB 1053 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the notice provided to an owner or lienholder of a vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility or provided to an owner or operator of a vehicle by a parking facility owner.
SB 1090 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the manufacture, distribution, sale, and provision of alcoholic beverages and the regulation of those activities.
SB 1125 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to first-party indemnity coverage purchased by insurance purchasing groups.
SB 1139 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of hospital facilities from a rolling blackout.
SB 1247 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties.
SB 1248 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the documentary fee charged in connection with the sale of certain recreational vehicles and boats.
SB 1249 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to plugging, capping, repairing, or completing certain wells.
SB 1250 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an office of regulatory best practices in the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and the evaluation by the office of proposals by members of the legislature to regulate occupations.
SB 1251 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to authorized charges and terms for certain consumer loans.
SB 1320 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
SB 1333 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Cotton Belt Rail Improvement District; providing authority to impose an assessment and issue bonds.
SB 1351 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to demand-side electric energy resources in the competitive electric market.
SB 1387 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to water well drillers and pump installers; changing fees.
SB 1388 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to identity recovery services; imposing a fee.
SB 1401 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain providers of laboratory services to participate in programs administered by health and human services agencies or the Health and Human Services Commission.
SB 1402 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access to records and certain information in those records regarding a child placed for adoption.
SB 1461 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority.
SB 1533 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to municipal sales and use tax remittances by certain retailers.
SB 1639 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in certain family law proceedings.
SB 1665 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the deposit of assessments and fees collected for examination expenses.
SB 1666 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement rides.
SB 1728 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to forensic analysis and forensic evidence testimony in certain civil proceedings.
SB 1770 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to enforcement of a lien against certain decedents' interests in real property.
SB 1887 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to excellence funding for health-related institutions of higher education.
SCR 37 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1003.
SJR 18 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the making of a reverse mortgage loan for the purchase of homestead property and to amend certain requirements in connection with a reverse mortgage loan.
SJR 48 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a member of the legislature to obtain and file a report on the costs and benefits of a bill or amendment to impose or increase an occupational regulation.
SJR 64 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes.
SR 196 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 12, 2013, as Rowlett Day at the State Capitol.
SR 197 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2013, as Irving Day at the State Capitol.
SR 233 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Apartment Association on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 387 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Observing March 6, 2013, as Commercial Real Estate Day.
SR 443 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2013, as Responsible Pet Owners Alliance Lobby Day at the Capitol.
SR 539 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Rowlett Citizen Corps Council on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 619 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 9, 2013, as Texas Realtor Appreciation Day.
SR 620 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dorothy A. "Dot" Adler for her contributions to the Texas Republican Party.
SR 621 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Vance Charles Miller.
SR 789 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 8, 2013, as Texas-Israel Day.
SR 885 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marion Lee Halford, Sr.
SR 988 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Detta and Donnie Haffelder on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 1064 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Katrina Pierson for founding the Garland Tea Party.
SR 1065 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Beth Biesel for her advocacy efforts.
SR 1068 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3106.
SR 1082 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Russell Ramsland for his advocacy efforts.
SR 1083 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ken Emanuelson for his political activism.
83rd 1st Called Session
SB 35 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to the attorney general and the state prosecuting attorney and to assistant attorneys general, assistant state prosecuting attorneys, United States attorneys, assistant United States attorneys, special assistant United States attorneys, and certain associate judges and other judicial personnel, and to the authority of those persons to carry certain weapons.
83rd 2nd Called Session
SR 31 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing TracyLocke on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
82nd Regular Session
SB 17 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan servicers; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 257 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the issuance of "Choose Life" license plates and the creation of the Choose Life account in the general revenue fund.
SB 261 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the rule against perpetuities.
SB 262 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for orally administered anticancer medications.
SB 263 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the revocation, suspension, or restriction of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses.
SB 315 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the agencies and entities responsible for compiling and maintaining information pertaining to criminal combinations and criminal street gangs.
SB 319 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers.
SB 320 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the practice of psychological associates.
SB 322 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for reinsurance contracts covering, and to certain restrictions regarding, title insurance policies issued in this state.
SB 323 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws governing corporations to limited liability companies.
SB 328 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to notice of a hospital lien.
SB 342 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the power of the office of the attorney general to make certain examinations and inquiries.
SB 362 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the presumed abandonment date for stored value cards.
SB 399 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a diesel vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program and low-income vehicle repair assistance for diesel vehicles.
SB 425 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to property and casualty certificates of insurance and approval of property and casualty certificate of insurance forms by the Texas Department of Insurance; providing penalties.
SB 470 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exception to disclosure under the public information law concerning officers and employees of a hospital district.
SB 521 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers.
SB 522 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 539 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the award of costs and attorney's fees in certain proceedings concerning mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens.
SB 541 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the costs associated with proceedings regarding cruelly treated animals.
SB 552 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Energy Efficiency Coordination Council and to statewide energy efficiency; providing penalties.
SB 553 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the nonrenewal of, and the assessment of premium surcharges against, certain insurance policies.
SB 554 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to contracts between dentists and health maintenance organizations or insurers.
SB 591 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the office of public insurance counsel's authority to initiate a hearing on or object to insurance rates or rate filings.
SB 626 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to lottery winnings, including assignment of winnings, periodic payments of winnings, and the deduction of child support delinquency amounts from winnings paid to a prize winner.
SB 690 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/12
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of a self-service storage facility lien; providing a penalty.
SB 734 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; providing administrative penalties.
SB 735 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to prohibition of certain extra hazardous coverages by title insurance companies.
SB 747 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission.
SB 748 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to business entities and associations.
SB 762 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien; providing for the imposition of an administrative penalty.
SB 781 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain legislative oversight committees and certain rulemaking authority of the Department of Information Resources.
SB 782 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to uniform law on secured transactions.
SB 823 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to required instruction regarding mental illness and substance abuse for certain judges and attorneys.
SB 886 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the execution docket and other records of certain court clerks.
SB 887 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the penalty for theft of an automated teller machine or the contents or components of an automated teller machine.
SB 888 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a regional transportation authority to create a local government corporation.
SB 889 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property.
SB 890 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to certain promotional activities for certain alcoholic beverage permit holders.
SB 891 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain investments in certain Texas businesses by insurance companies and related organizations.
SB 892 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the approval of designs, plans, and specifications of industrialized housing and buildings.
SB 898 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to energy efficiency programs in institutions of higher education and certain governmental entities.
SB 924 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the duties of certain utilities regarding energy efficiency reports and emergency notification systems.
SB 943 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities.
SB 979 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to energy efficiency market emission reduction credit programs established by emission reduction credit organizations.
SB 980 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to communications services and markets.
SB 981 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity.
SB 982 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to extended service areas and toll-free local calling areas.
SB 983 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain requirements for certain customer-specific communications contracts.
SB 984 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain tariff filing requirements for telecommunications providers.
SB 985 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of Voice over Internet Protocol service.
SB 986 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to deregulation of certain telecommunications markets and companies.
SB 990 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to regulation of high occupancy vehicle lanes operated, managed, or maintained by a regional transportation authority; providing penalties.
SB 991 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund and of awards from those funds.
SB 1001 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the practice of certain professions regulated under the Occupations Code and the payment and reimbursement of certain professionals.
SB 1008 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas.
SB 1030 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to notice by sign requirement for sexually oriented businesses.
SB 1031 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to design, construction, renovation, and energy efficiency standards for buildings.
SB 1037 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a tax on the gross receipts from admissions fees charged by sexually oriented businesses.
SB 1055 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to reports concerning and the reporting of the use of certain funds by community supervision and corrections departments and to the preparation of commitment reduction plans by those departments.
SB 1056 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to regulation of the practice of therapeutic optometry.
SB 1087 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to state-issued certificates of franchise authority to provide cable service and video service.
SB 1103 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the venue for prosecution of certain theft offenses.
SB 1123 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of inspectors qualified to perform windstorm inspections and to persons acting as those inspectors.
SB 1124 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of certain persons involved in residential mortgage lending pursuant to the Texas Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2009; providing penalties.
SB 1125 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to energy efficiency goals and programs, public information regarding energy efficiency programs, and the participation of loads in certain energy markets.
SB 1165 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain enforcement powers of the banking commissioner; providing administrative penalties.
SB 1166 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts and the prepaid funeral contract guaranty fund.
SB 1167 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; providing a penalty.
SB 1168 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the certification process for personnel service owners and the regulation of personnel services.
SB 1169 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the regulation of providers, administrators, and sellers of service contracts and identity recovery service contracts; providing penalties.
SB 1170 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists.
SB 1171 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
SB 1213 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to consumer protections in the purchase of life settlement contracts; imposing penalties.
SB 1219 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Internet website operated by the Public Utility Commission of Texas to provide information regarding a customer's power to choose retail electric providers.
SB 1238 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to communications by public service providers during a disaster or an emergency.
SB 1244 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and contracting companies; providing penalties.
SB 1254 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of employing an individual not lawfully present in the United States.
SB 1340 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Energy Efficiency Council and to statewide energy efficiency; providing penalties.
SB 1354 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of off-premise signs in the unincorporated area of a county.
SB 1371 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the towing, booting, and storage of vehicles.
SB 1372 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the renewal of electrical sign apprentice licenses.
SB 1373 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of manufactured housing.
SB 1374 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the regulation of weather modification operations.
SB 1431 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the functions of insurance holding company systems.
SB 1432 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association.
SB 1433 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to insurer receivership.
SB 1434 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain low-income weatherization programs.
SB 1455 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the protection of trade secrets.
SB 1456 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reasonable relation of qualified transactions to particular jurisdictions.
SB 1509 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to license renewals by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
SB 1557 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium.
SB 1558 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to change order approval requirements for certain political subdivisions of the state.
SB 1559 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain arrangements or agreements of certain regional transportation authorities.
SB 1598 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the inspection of portable fire extinguishers.
SB 1599 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an insurance adjuster license.
SB 1607 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the duties and responsibilities of certain county officials and the functions of county government.
SB 1608 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license or financial responsibility; creating a penalty.
SB 1609 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to fees charged for the management and preservation of the county clerk's records.
SB 1693 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to periodic rate adjustments by electric utilities.
SB 1810 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain retirement accounts from access by creditors.
SB 1843 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to investigations of certain offenses involving the Internet-based sexual exploitation of a minor; creating the Internet crimes against children account to support those activities.
SCR 31 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve and permit the construction of a monument on the Capitol grounds to honor those Texan service members who fought and died in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II.
SJR 17 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements upon certain local governments.
SR 425 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 9, 2011, as Richardson Telecom Corridor Legislative Day.
SR 426 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2011, as Responsible Pet Owners Alliance Lobby Day at the Capitol.
SR 725 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 12, 2011, as Realtor Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.
SR 741 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Margaret Moore Solomon of Dallas.
SR 845 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of the life of J.D. Tippit.
SR 938 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Lumbermen's Association of Texas on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
SR 957 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Darrren Lathen for his service to the Garland City Council.
SR 958 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Barbara Chick for her service to the Garland City Council.
SR 959 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Christina Yampanis of Dallas for her service to her community.
SR 996 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Ashley Therese Perret Harrison of Dallas.
SR 1135 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating May 30, 2011, as Carry the Load Day.
SR 1136 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gary Slagel for his service to the City of Richardson.
SR 1137 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Murphy for his service to the City of Richardson.
SR 1138 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bob Macy for his service to the City of Richardson.
SR 1201 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eddie Wayne Crawford on the occasion of his retirement from the Dallas Police Department.
SR 1206 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1087.
82nd 1st Called Session
SB 3 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and name of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association; providing penalties.
SCR 1 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former Texas Senator John Nesbett Leedom.
SR 11 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June and John Rentmeester on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 34 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Barbara Adamson for her service with the Care Van Program.
SR 113 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3.
81st Regular Session
SB 11 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prevention, investigation, prosecution, and punishment for certain gang-related and other criminal offenses and to the consequences and costs of engaging in certain activities of a criminal street gang or certain other criminal activity; providing penalties.
SB 12 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to disaster preparedness and emergency management and to certain vehicles used in emergencies; providing a penalty.
SB 216 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.
SB 217 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the rate of the state gasoline tax and diesel fuel taxes.
SB 263 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance by the Texas Transportation Commission of general obligation bonds for highway improvement projects.
SB 293 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the pledge of certain revenue of a regional transportation authority to the payment of bonds.
SB 298 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and certain local law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated.
SB 328 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to operating a motor vehicle or a watercraft while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol.
SB 329 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the automatic suspension of the driver's license of a person convicted of certain organized crime offenses; providing penalties.
SB 330 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the punishment for unlawful carrying of weapons.
SB 331 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access to certain information under the public information law concerning public officers and employees.
SB 332 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the adjudication of certain gang-related delinquent conduct.
SB 333 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the retention by a county or municipality of certain court costs for maintaining and supporting a certified breath alcohol testing program.
SB 334 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to regulate air carriers.
SB 348 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Transportation Commission's authority to establish advisory committees.
SB 356 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the frequency and content of school bus emergency evacuation training.
SB 364 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses committed against a public servant by a member of a criminal street gang.
SB 365 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the suspension of sentence and deferral of final disposition in certain misdemeanor cases.
SB 366 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing consecutive sentencing for certain offenses committed by a member of a criminal street gang.
SB 367 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain criminal offenses involving the use of a false or fictitious identity or identifying documents.
SB 368 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of a motor vehicle inspection station certificate or an inspector certificate.
SB 369 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to information contained in an intelligence database used to investigate and prosecute offenses committed by criminal street gangs.
SB 370 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalty for engaging in gambling promotion or keeping a gambling place.
SB 371 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain civil consequences of engaging in organized crime.
SB 374 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county or the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to enforce compliance with posted speed limits by an automated traffic control system.
SB 375 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the release of certain motor vehicle accident report information.
SB 376 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation related to county traffic officers.
SB 379 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Texas Fusion Center, including an annual report by the center regarding criminal street gangs.
SB 383 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the allocation to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund of a portion of the revenue from the motor vehicle sales and use tax.
SB 384 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the promotion of toll projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 385 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications.
SB 386 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Relating to the administrative fine and the late payment fee for a violation of a parking rule applicable to the Capitol Complex.
SB 387 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain procedures for forwarding a warrant of arrest or a complaint in a criminal case.
SB 388 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a public corruption unit in the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 397 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to methods of payment for reimbursement of jury service expenses.
SB 404 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain toll project entities to enter into a comprehensive development agreement.
SB 408 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction, venue, and appeals in certain matters, including the jurisdiction of and appeals from certain courts and administrative decisions and the appointment of counsel in certain appeals.
SB 409 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees charged by a justice of the peace for certain documents in a criminal case.
SB 410 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for a misdemeanor.
SB 411 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a restitution lien for the state to secure fines or costs in a misdemeanor case.
SB 412 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the placement of a defendant on deferred disposition in a justice or municipal court.
SB 413 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of a Class C misdemeanor offense for which the defendant does not appear.
SB 414 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to conducting by electronic means a hearing to determine a defendant's ability to discharge certain fines and court costs.
SB 415 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the court in which certain persons charged with misdemeanors punishable by fine only may be arraigned.
SB 416 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to additional court costs for certain traffic offenses that occur in a municipality.
SB 417 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase of a retired firearm from the Parks and Wildlife Department by a game warden.
SB 418 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the compilation, maintenance, and release of information in a criminal street gang intelligence database by law enforcement agencies and criminal justice agencies.
SB 419 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the evidence required for the release of a motor vehicle after impoundment of the vehicle for failure to maintain evidence of financial responsibility.
SB 420 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the performance evaluation criteria for judges employed by a municipality.
SB 422 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices.
SB 423 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the conditions of community supervision that may be imposed on a defendant with regard to association with a member of a criminal street gang.
SB 433 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain treatment by a physical therapist.
SB 448 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to mitigate adverse environmental impacts resulting from the construction, improvement, or maintenance of state highways or state highway facilities.
SB 449 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the penalty group classification of certain controlled substances.
SB 469 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating.
SB 470 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to training and continuing education for licensed electrical apprentices.
SB 471 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to claims for excess proceeds of a tax sale of real property.
SB 478 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to personal information contained in certain decrees and orders in family law proceedings.
SB 479 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to implement a provider choice system.
SB 480 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to enter into a covenant for environmental remediation of real property owned by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 481 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to safety regulations for certain contract carriers.
SB 501 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil consequences of certain convictions on a person who holds a commercial driver's license and of certain adjudications on the driver's license or permit of a child.
SB 502 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation, counties, and certain toll project entities and regional mobility authorities to enter into funding agreements to expedite the entity's environmental review duties related to certain transportation projects.
SB 506 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles during periods of traffic congestion.
SB 509 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the reporting of proposed publicity expenditures by state agencies to certain legislative committees.
SB 512 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to establish a driver record monitoring pilot program and enter into contracts for the periodic reporting of certain information in the department's driver's license files; providing penalties.
SB 537 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the emergency installation and use of a device to intercept wire, oral, or electronic communications.
SB 543 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to certain possessory liens; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 549 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to obtain and use criminal history record information for certain departmental authorizations.
SB 550 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the designation of the office of the governor as the lead agency for border security.
SB 551 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to civil liability for criminal street gang activity that violates a court-ordered injunction.
SB 585 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to standards of conduct and ethics policies for metropolitan planning organizations.
SB 586 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans regarding out-of-network health care providers.
SB 589 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for sunscreening devices that are placed on or attached to a motor vehicle; providing a penalty.
SB 626 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Vehicles; providing a penalty.
SB 627 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the liability of in-home service companies and residential delivery companies for negligent hiring.
SB 642 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to payments by bidders associated with a toll project contract.
SB 661 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to discovery in a criminal case and the consequences of a failure to disclose certain discoverable evidence in a timely manner.
SB 702 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles.
SB 713 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the disclosure and use of certain information recorded or collected by a transponder used to electronically assess or collect a toll.
SB 716 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to late fees under a residential lease.
SB 728 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority by private entities.
SB 747 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notice of a hospital lien.
SB 797 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the circumstances in which the approval of the governing body of a taxing unit is required for refunds of overpayments or erroneous payments of ad valorem taxes.
SB 798 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to refunds of overpayments or erroneous payments of ad valorem taxes.
SB 802 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a plumber's apprentice to obtain a plumber's license.
SB 833 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the accrual of vacation and sick leave for certain state employees during a military leave of absence and to the eligibility of military service members to hold state office.
SB 855 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a county motor fuels tax in certain counties for mobility improvement projects; providing authority to impose the tax, issue bonds, and impose penalties.
SB 882 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a regional tollway authority.
SB 883 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of the state highway fund to participate in the costs associated with a toll facility of a public or private entity.
SB 936 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a communications coordination group.
SB 937 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain criminal offenses involving a criminal street gang.
SB 938 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a central database containing information about certain violent offenders who are members of a criminal street gang.
SB 974 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to records of certain frivolous complaints maintained by the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying.
SB 1077 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: 1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
Caption: Relating to driver education and driver's licensing requirements for minors.
SB 1078 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the conduct constituting the offense of graffiti, the consequences of engaging in that conduct, and the authority of certain governmental entities to take certain actions designed to eradicate graffiti.
SB 1079 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to requiring the disclosure of certain records and other information in a criminal investigation.
SB 1093 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the operation of commercial motor vehicles and vehicles used exclusively to transport waste.
SB 1094 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the submission of reports on certain convictions or adjudications relating to the operation of motor vehicles to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 1095 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of used automotive parts recyclers; providing penalties.
SB 1096 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain charges included in a retail installment agreement.
SB 1097 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the establishment and determination of financial responsibility for a motor vehicle; providing a penalty.
SB 1098 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of "Choose Life" license plates and the creation of the Choose Life account in the general revenue fund.
SB 1142 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority with whom campaign finance reports must be filed in connection with a judicial district office filled by the voters of only one county.
SB 1143 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding employer liability for certain group health benefit plan premiums and to a health benefits study to be conducted by the Texas Department of Insurance.
SB 1147 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the terms of office of certain elected members of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1159 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to continuing the exemption on the same property for the surviving spouse or children of such a veteran, and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating.
SB 1165 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of certain vehicles for law enforcement purposes.
SB 1201 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to an affidavit required to be filed in a cause of action against certain licensed or registered professionals.
SB 1242 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the area near a polling place within which electioneering and loitering are prohibited.
SB 1244 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of investigations companies and the performance of investigative services.
SB 1245 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the business of private security.
SB 1256 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prevention and prosecution of, and punishment prescribed for engaging in, organized criminal activity in a gang-free zone.
SB 1272 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to ad valorem and sales and use tax exemptions for high-speed passenger rail facilities.
SB 1273 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to creating an offense for interference with certain radio frequencies.
SB 1306 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of employment harmful to children.
SB 1307 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to activities that constitute common nuisance.
SB 1308 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the on-premises consumption of certain alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty.
SB 1336 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the tax imposed on certain tobacco products.
SB 1350 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, financing, and use of a Texas Transportation Revolving Fund; granting the authority to issue bonds.
SB 1351 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the terms of the members of the Texas Transportation Commission.
SB 1352 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to construct, acquire, improve, operate, or maintain causeways, bridges, tunnels, turnpikes, ferries, and highways.
SB 1353 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to contract provisions in comprehensive development agreements.
SB 1367 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to parking placard or specialty license plate applications by persons with a mobility problem caused by an impairment of vision.
SB 1382 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the coordination of the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of a statewide passenger rail system by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1383 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program.
SB 1457 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a waiver of sovereign or governmental immunity by governmental entities that fail to make a timely payment under the Prompt Payment Act.
SB 1462 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the use of public facilities as emergency shelters during disasters.
SB 1478 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of hospital districts to lease undeveloped real property.
SB 1479 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to benefits payable under certain health coverages.
SB 1507 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to motor vehicles; providing penalties.
SB 1508 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain transportation and transit authorities to enforce compliance with high occupancy vehicle lane restrictions by an automated enforcement system; providing for the imposition of penalties.
SB 1509 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the Correctional Facility Capacity Commission.
SB 1539 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to in-casket identification of a deceased person.
SB 1540 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to railroads; including conforming amendments.
SB 1550 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain life settlement contracts; providing penalties.
SB 1551 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs.
SB 1558 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to including in the computerized criminal history system certain forensic DNA test results that indicate the person committed another offense.
SB 1570 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the facilitation, analysis, and implementation of high-speed passenger rail in this state.
SB 1634 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to service charges for certain renewals of driver's licenses and personal identification certificates.
SB 1635 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain communications equipment and mobile telephone services; providing criminal and civil penalties.
SB 1636 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle registration fees.
SB 1649 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to dedication of a portion of unclaimed lottery revenues to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund.
SB 1741 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Caption: Relating to emergency management.
SB 1783 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of an offender identification card or similar form of identification as proof of identity for an applicant for a driver's license or commercial driver's license.
SB 1784 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirement of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance of a driver's license, personal identification certificate, commercial driver's license, or commercial driver learner's permit.
SB 1785 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of driver's licenses and personal identification certificates by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, including enforcement measures against fictitious or fraudulently obtained licenses or certificates; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1855 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to offers of settlement in certain civil actions.
SB 1911 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to protection of individual identifying information and consumer credit information from unauthorized use or disclosure.
SB 1932 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the licensing requirements of hospitals temporarily providing outpatient dialysis services to a person because of a disaster.
SB 1933 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of information and documents collected, developed, or produced during a school district security audit.
SB 1967 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the safe operation of motorcycles and other vehicles in this state; providing penalties.
SB 1971 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the collection, maintenance, and transfer and other dissemination of criminal history record information and juvenile justice information.
SB 1978 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding employer liability for certain group health benefit plan premiums.
SB 2221 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure.
SB 2225 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct involving the transporting or transferring of a firearm and to creating the offense of firearm smuggling.
SB 2323 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Texas School Safety Center and safety and security at public educational institutions.
SB 2371 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the naming of the Texas Department of Public Safety Garland Laboratory in Garland as the Representative Fred Hill Center for Forensic Analysis.
SB 2462 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Falcon's Lair Utility and Reclamation District relating to the issuance of bonds.
SB 2500 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates.
SJR 8 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for automatic adjustments of the rates of motor fuels taxes.
SJR 9 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees and taxes on motor fuels and lubricants and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.
SJR 16 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a high-speed passenger rail facility.
SJR 24 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes and registration fees for passenger rail, transit, and freight rail.
SJR 30 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor's absence from the state, and the lieutenant governor's absence from the state when acting as governor, do not affect the person's ability to serve as governor if the person maintains effective communication links with this state.
SJR 33 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the principal place of residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property.
SJR 55 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the holdover provision of the Texas Constitution does not apply to a member of the Texas Transportation Commission.
SR 161 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2009, as Richardson's Telecom Corridor Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 329 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the government honors program at The University of Texas at Dallas to the State Capitol.
SR 371 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 4, 2009, as Texas Moving Image Industry Day at the State Capitol.
SR 496 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Henry Robinson on the occasion of his retirement from Herb's Paint and Body in Dallas.
SR 537 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing participants in the McDermott Scholars Program for their commitment to education.
SR 553 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kathleen Moore Cullum of Dallas.
SR 558 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Marble Falls High School Class of 1959 on the occasion of its 50th reunion.
SR 559 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Madolyn Frasier of Marble Falls for her contributions to her community.
SR 560 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Belia Kypuros Gonzalez of Eagle Pass on the occasion of her 84th birthday.
SR 755 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Casey Miner of Richardson for receiving a Governor's Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award.
SR 837 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the acclaimed beagle Uno for winning the best in show title at the 2008 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
SR 994 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Trammell Crow.
SR 1079 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 379.
SR 1089 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 408.
SR 1098 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 4102.
SR 1103 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1831.
81st 1st Called Session
SB 1 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain sources of revenue for the funding of highways and transportation projects.
80th Regular Session
SB 11 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to homeland security and protection of the public, including protections against human trafficking; providing penalties.
SB 102 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to requiring a record vote by each house or committee of the legislature on bills, proposed constitutional amendments, amendments to bills and proposed constitutional amendments, and certain other actions and to public notice of the record vote.
SB 111 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the removal or reconstruction of certain outdoor advertising.
SB 112 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confiscation of firearms and ammunition during a state of disaster.
SB 116 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal work authorization program; providing a penalty.
SB 125 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a civil or administrative penalty imposed by a local authority to enforce compliance with a traffic-control signal and use of the money collected to help fund trauma facilities and emergency medical services.
SB 126 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the revenue sources for and administration of the Texas mobility fund.
SB 149 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to noncompetition provisions in contracts for the acquisition, design, construction, financing, maintenance, or operation of a toll project.
SB 165 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the rate of the state gasoline tax and diesel fuel taxes.
SB 180 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to issuance and renewal of a driver's license of an elderly person.
SB 218 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to licensing and inspection requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain facilities.
SB 245 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the first option of a local toll project-building entity to finance, construct, or operate a new toll project.
SB 255 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to reports and information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 256 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to payments by bidders associated with a toll project contract.
SB 257 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on the combined rates of transit and other local sales and use taxes.
SB 275 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the length of certain agreements with private entities related to transportation projects.
SB 313 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.
SB 326 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a credit or refund for diesel fuel taxes paid on diesel fuel used in this state by auxiliary power units or power take-off equipment.
SB 327 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to cargo transported by vehicle; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 328 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the results of an alcohol and drug test taken by certain holders of a commercial driver's license be reported to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 329 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an object or material placed on or attached to a window of a commercial motor vehicle.
SB 330 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to enforcement of certain vehicle weight and safety requirements by a noncommissioned employee of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 331 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the maximum length for certain vehicles.
SB 332 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the responsibility of an employer in relation to a person who drives a commercial motor vehicle; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 333 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to driving a commercial motor vehicle in violation of an out-of-service order; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 343 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the oath taken by witnesses appearing before a grand jury.
SB 344 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the additional exit conference required following inspection, survey, or investigation of, and the temporary change of ownership licenses for, certain facilities.
SB 345 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an exemption from electrician licensing requirements for certain work performed by a plumber.
SB 354 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs; providing penalties.
SB 382 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to certain refund requirements regarding credit insurance.
SB 385 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for relocation of utility facilities required by improvements of turnpike projects and toll projects.
SB 386 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the setting of tolls by toll project entities.
SB 387 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to loose material transported by vehicle.
SB 425 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, including an adjustment to the standard service retirement annuity.
SB 459 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the provision of benefits to members or senior employees of the Texas Transportation Commission; providing criminal penalties.
SB 460 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses.
SB 461 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to waivers for certain counties and municipalities from the requirement to implement a collection improvement program.
SB 531 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls on a toll project under certain circumstances.
SB 532 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring government entities to inform landowners of their right to seek counsel in eminent domain proceedings.
SB 545 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards by certain peace officers.
SB 546 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement of speaking and reading the English language as a condition for the issuance of a commercial driver's license.
SB 547 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to commercial motor vehicle safety; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 548 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check.
SB 561 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the subrogation interests of certain political subdivisions or insurance carriers providing reinsurance for subdivisions.
SB 584 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance or violation of an order for emergency protection on the basis of the offense of sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault.
SB 587 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the detention of a child who is alleged to have engaged in conduct violating a penal law of the grade of felony.
SB 621 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to payments by the Texas Department of Transportation to an unsuccessful private entity that submits a proposal for a comprehensive development agreement.
SB 622 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the collection of certain data for the Texas Natural Resources Information System and the duties of the Texas Geographic Information Council.
SB 628 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to expanding the application of the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act to include condominium apartments.
SB 643 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to court orders for discovery in a criminal case.
SB 650 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prompt payment of contractors and subcontractors under a contract to improve real property.
SB 666 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans.
SB 667 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the tax imposed on certain tobacco products.
SB 698 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a salary career ladder for parole officers.
SB 699 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the use of only parts of driver's license and social security numbers in certain court documents.
SB 730 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to a study concerning maximum lifetime benefit limits under health benefit plan coverage applicable to hemophilia-related services, supplies, pharmaceuticals, and biologics.
SB 731 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of an establishment to be included on a specific information logo sign along a highway.
SB 733 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of rent-to-own property not held by the lessee primarily to produce income and to the method to be used to depreciate taxable rent-to-own property for tax appraisal purposes.
SB 741 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to imposition of local sales and use taxes on certain taxable items shipped outside a transit authority.
SB 743 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an appointment as a special commissioner in a condemnation proceeding.
SB 890 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the intersection of certain roads with the Trans-Texas Corridor.
SB 942 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the resolution of certain disputes by collaborative law procedures.
SB 988 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain consumer lenders.
SB 989 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to an interim study concerning alcohol-related offenses, alcohol awareness, and treatment for alcohol dependency in this state.
SB 1076 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to a declaration of taking filed by the Texas Department of Transportation for a toll project.
SB 1077 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to performance audits of certain regional transportation authorities.
SB 1078 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of a school bus; creating an offense.
SB 1079 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school bus safety; creating an offense.
SB 1080 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of a safety belt by a school bus operator; providing penalties.
SB 1081 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to multifunction school activity buses.
SB 1082 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training in public schools.
SB 1083 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to authorizing a judge or justice of the peace to request and obtain a copy of certain defendants' driving records from the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas using TexasOnline.
SB 1084 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to advertising in Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas driver's license mailings.
SB 1085 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the suspension, revocation, or cancellation of a driver's license, instruction permit, or operating privilege by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 1086 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to providing notice of the anticipated fiscal impact of municipal charter amendments.
SB 1093 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of a local government transportation corporation by a hospital district or hospital authority.
SB 1094 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers of municipal and county hospital authorities and hospital districts created under general or special law.
SB 1110 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of a card-minding device to play bingo.
SB 1111 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to expedited credentialing for certain physicians providing services under a managed care plan.
SB 1116 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appeal of certain hearings related to a grant of deferred adjudication community supervision and to certain related applications for a writ of habeas corpus.
SB 1117 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation by name of parts of the highway system.
SB 1118 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of tow trucks, tow truck operators, and vehicle storage facilities; providing penalties.
SB 1119 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the implementation of a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and to the use of the money collected to help fund trauma facilities and emergency medical services; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1120 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of automotive shops, automotive technicians, and automotive service writers, advisors, and estimators; providing penalties.
SB 1121 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the law enforcement integrity unit in the office of the attorney general.
SB 1122 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to judicial findings regarding victims of trafficking and related offenses.
SB 1132 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the calculation of certain fees collected to defray certain expenses incurred in conjunction with the sale of a motor vehicle.
SB 1152 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exclusion from unemployment compensation chargebacks for certain employers of continuously employed part-time employees.
SB 1153 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the use of title insurance to insure certain interests in personal property.
SB 1154 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.
SB 1208 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the release of a motor vehicle accident report or certain information in a motor vehicle accident report; providing penalties.
SB 1209 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the relocation of utility facilities required by improvement of a state highway.
SB 1210 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the use of eminent domain for highway or other transportation purposes.
SB 1211 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.
SB 1221 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the provision of a preference in certain state construction contracts for contractors that provide health benefits to employees.
SB 1222 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of residential appliance installers and residential appliance installation contractors.
SB 1250 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and identification cards.
SB 1321 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain treatment by a physical therapist.
SB 1322 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a merchant's acceptance of a credit card or debit card.
SB 1354 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by a commercial business.
SB 1355 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of consumer report cards for the comparison of health care plans.
SB 1368 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the protective headgear requirements for motorcycle operators and passengers.
SB 1369 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain used trucks; providing penalties.
SB 1370 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of certain entities authorized to construct turnpike or toll projects.
SB 1371 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to access to motor vehicle key information.
SB 1372 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/08
Caption: Relating to the operation of motor vehicles and commercial motor vehicles.
SB 1373 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance and enforcement of motor carrier overweight or oversize vehicle permits and motor carrier registrations; providing administrative penalties.
SB 1374 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the public and governmental oversight of the design, financing, construction, and operation of the Trans-Texas Corridor project.
SB 1375 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the issuance of commercial paper notes by certain regional transportation authorities.
SB 1386 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to deferred disposition for certain defendants.
SB 1467 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to enter into certain comprehensive development agreements.
SB 1476 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of ad valorem tax liens.
SB 1627 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of workers' compensation insurance fraud.
SB 1729 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of elevators, escalators, and related equipment.
SB 1730 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to application of the Texas no-call list to certain transmissions to a mobile telephone number.
SB 1781 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to technical defects in instruments conveying real property.
SB 1786 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to temporary cardboard tags on vehicles; providing penalties.
SB 1787 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety to contract to provide certain fingerprint information.
SB 1817 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to eligibility for certain unemployment compensation benefits.
SB 1818 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to liability for obtaining improper unemployment compensation benefits.
SB 1819 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the recovery by the Texas Workforce Commission of unpaid unemployment compensation contributions and improper unemployment compensation benefits.
SB 1841 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the right of a third party to bring a fraud claim against an insurer.
SB 1897 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to refuse to register a motor vehicle in certain circumstances.
SB 1929 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to transportation infrastructure in this state; providing penalties; authorizing the issuance of bonds; making an appropriation.
SCR 45 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Memorializing Congress to fund the REAL ID Act of 2005.
SCR 90 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 11.
SJR 7 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a house or committee of the legislature to take a record vote on certain legislative measures and actions and to provide for public access to those record votes.
SJR 25 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to dedicate certain motor fuel taxes to the Texas mobility fund.
SJR 29 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt all or part of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans from ad valorem taxation and authorizing a change in the manner of determining the amount of the existing exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled.
SJR 30 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation rent-to-own property not held by the lessee primarily to produce income and to prescribe the method to be used to depreciate taxable rent-to-own property for tax appraisal purposes.
SJR 46 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the borrowing of money by a state transportation agency for transportation-related projects.
SJR 54 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to home equity loans allowed following refinance of certain homestead purchase money loans and to the minimum advance limit on a home equity line of credit.
SJR 64 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Transportation Commission to provide funding for highway improvement projects.
SR 2 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Requesting the Texas Transportation Commission to cease efforts to influence Congress and other states for changes in federal law relating to the statewide transportation enhancement program.
SR 282 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2007, as Richardson's Telecom Corridor Legislative Day.
SR 283 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the government honors program at The University of Texas at Dallas to the State Capitol.
SR 422 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2007, as Texas Film Industry Day at the State Capitol.
SR 460 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Eugene McDermott Scholars Program for its commitment to education.
SR 525 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 27, 2007, as REALTOR Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.
SR 596 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Martha Barnes Weisend of Dallas County.
SR 677 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating recipients of the Builders of Science Award from Research!America.
SR 816 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2007 as Car Care Month in Texas.
SR 966 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jim S. Sale.
SR 1174 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1154.
SR 1175 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1623.
SR 1177 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 344.
SR 1182 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2093.
SR 1183 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1119.
SR 1204 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 11.
79th Regular Session
SB 20 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to certain elevated projects of the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 210 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to security fees in certain civil and criminal cases.
SB 219 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notaries public.
SB 220 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of records by a notary public.
SB 237 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to requirements applicable to purchase agreements for certain funeral, cemetery, and crematory services.
SB 255 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the removal of data from data processing equipment disposed of or transferred by state agencies.
SB 292 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the fee for reinstatement or issuance of a driver's license following a license suspension or denial for failure to pass a test for intoxication.
SB 335 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the recording of electronic documents.
SB 336 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the referral of criminal cases to certain magistrates.
SB 337 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to criminal background checks on users of online dating services; providing a civil penalty.
SB 338 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the amount of the use tax imposed on certain motor vehicles brought into this state by a new resident.
SB 339 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of interior designers; providing penalties.
SB 360 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain counties of the property of organizations engaged primarily in performing charitable functions.
SB 361 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of information relating to the programs and services available for persons with mental retardation seeking residential services.
SB 362 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain condominium owners' right to redeem real property following certain foreclosure sales.
SB 385 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories.
SB 414 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 420 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.
SB 423 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a limited license to practice medicine to certain applicants.
SB 424 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license to practice medicine in this state.
SB 445 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to indemnification provisions in construction contracts.
SB 446 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the reduction in value or expiration of a stored value card.
SB 560 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to discovery in a criminal case.
SB 561 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for determining the incompetency of a defendant to stand trial.
SB 593 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development.
SB 685 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses.
SB 686 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 687 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of title insurance to insure certain interests in personal property.
SB 688 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.
SB 709 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the amount of a late charge or reinstatement fee under a rental-purchase agreement.
SB 710 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to establishing a state goal for electric generation capacity using certain emerging generation technologies.
SB 711 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to metering services provided to certain electricity customers.
SB 712 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the legislature's goal for energy efficiency and related energy efficiency programs.
SB 747 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to establishing a demonstration project for women's health care services.
SB 868 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs.
SB 892 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of property owners' associations; providing a civil penalty.
SB 893 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of indecency with a child and sexual assault.
SB 894 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain procedures for filing documents and service of process.
SB 895 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the processing of certain election ballots voted early.
SB 896 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of and the appointment of certain election officers.
SB 898 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to tax liability for property omitted from an appraisal roll.
SB 899 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to funding for crime control and prevention districts; imposing a tax and providing a penalty.
SB 968 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to allowing the Texas Department of Transportation to make grants to a county or municipality for recreational trails.
SB 987 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain depository institutions and mortgage brokers to receive compensation for preparing legal documents in connection with residential mortgages.
SB 988 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to education courses required for a mortgage broker or loan officer license.
SB 989 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of clinical nutritionists and nutrition consultants; providing penalties.
SB 1005 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the suspension of sentence and the deferral of final disposition for a defendant younger than 25 in certain misdemeanor traffic cases.
SB 1140 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring a record vote by each house or committee of the legislature on bills, proposed constitutional amendments, amendments to bills and proposed constitutional amendments, and certain other actions and to public notice of the record vote.
SB 1141 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain mortgage brokers and loan officers.
SB 1142 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of a film industry incentive program.
SB 1143 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a loan secured by personal property with limited recourse against the borrower.
SB 1243 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of a preference in certain state construction contracts for contractors that provide health benefits to employees.
SB 1244 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the venue for a suit filed by an insurance company under the insurer's right of subrogation or a similar right.
SB 1245 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbers and related occupations, barbershops and specialty shops, and barber schools; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1344 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to investment in research and development by utilities of the state of Texas.
SB 1396 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to procedures regarding the removal and storage of vehicles.
SB 1584 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain rehabilitation services for injured employees in the workers' compensation system.
SB 1585 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of nonstandard rates for personal lines automobile insurance.
SB 1586 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to community-based assisted living services for certain elderly residents.
SB 1587 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain foreclosure notice requirements.
SB 1588 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to limited regulation for new or emerging technologies provided by certain telecommunications providers.
SB 1589 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to fraudulent documents offered to the county clerk or the secretary of state for filing.
SB 1590 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by certain entities.
SB 1591 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to accountant practice requirements for certain audits of insurer financial reports.
SB 1592 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to special deposits required of certain insurers.
SB 1593 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to uniform law on documents of title.
SB 1631 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain lot owners' right to redemption following certain foreclosure sales.
SB 1658 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to enabling the use of biofuels in Texas.
SB 1659 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to municipal authority over certain property that is subject to an agreement.
SB 1660 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the assumption of road district powers and duties by certain municipal utility districts; authorizing bonds.
SB 1739 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an employee welfare benefit plan by certain private educational institutions.
SJR 6 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a house or committee of the legislature to take a record vote on certain legislative measures and actions.
SJR 7 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing line-of-credit advances under a reverse mortgage.
SR 84 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lyle L Gordon of Midlothian.
SR 125 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Rodger A. Pool of Garland for his contributions to Eastfield College and the Dallas County Community College District.
SR 259 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rade Milovanovic and The University of Texas at Dallas chess team for winning the Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship.
SR 260 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the government honors program of The University of Texas at Dallas to the State Capitol on March 3, 2005.
SR 261 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2005, as Richardson's Telecom Corridor Legislative Day.
SR 341 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tom Price of Dallas on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
SR 411 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the McDermott Scholars Program for its commitment to education and community service.
SR 507 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Rose and Joe Barraco for their contributions to the restaurant business in the Dallas community.
SR 548 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Stephen K. Mittelstet for 25 years of service as President of Richland College.
SR 555 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 12, 2005, as REALTOR Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.
SR 645 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the concert band of L. V. Berkner High School in Richardson for receiving the 2004 Sudler Flag of Honor from the John Philip Sousa Foundation.
SR 660 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Terry on the occasion of his retirement as Superintendent of the Mesquite Independent School District.
SR 891 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William T. Solomon of Dallas for receiving the Linz Award.
SR 922 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael Bracken for his election as board chair of the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association.
SR 951 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Van Taylor of Dallas for his commitment to his community.
SR 997 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Norman Brinker of Dallas on his success in the restaurant business.
79th 1st Called Session
SR 119 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Richard L. Clements of Dallas for his service to his community.
SR 120 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Vikki J. Martin for her contributions to the City of Dallas.
79th 3rd Called Session
SR 115 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the City of Dallas on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of its charter.
SR 148 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Garland Amateur Radio Club on the occasion of Field Day 2006.
SR 166 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anthony A. Imondi on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 189 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marsh Lane Baptist Church in Dallas on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.
78th Regular Session
SB 165 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain law enforcement agencies and transportation authorities to remove certain personal property from a roadway or right-of-way.
SB 189 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/04
Caption: Relating to the selection of public members to the committee to review salaries and expenses of elected county or precinct officers.
SB 190 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to security fees in certain civil and criminal cases.
SB 191 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the suspension or denial of a driver's license following a failure to pass a test for intoxication and the penalty for reinstatement or issuance of the license, and to a license suspension following a refusal to consent to the taking of a blood or breath specimen to test for alcohol or other intoxicants.
SB 209 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a motor vehicle from being equipped with certain video equipment and devices.
SB 211 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of chiropractors, optometrists, and therapeutic optometrists.
SB 213 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the labeling, advertising, and sale of food in accordance with religious customs; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 262 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department on Aging.
SB 306 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the cremation of human remains and the operation of crematories and certain related entities; providing a penalty.
SB 415 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain nonprofit corporations to finance facilities for an institution of higher education under the Higher Education Authority Act.
SB 421 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to coverage of assisted living facilities under professional liability insurance and the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association.
SB 425 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the marketing and sale of prestige and specialized license plates.
SB 435 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to insurer interests in certain motor vehicle repair facilities.
SB 450 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to outpatient drug benefit coverage in certain health insurance policies and discount drug programs.
SB 533 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain practices of debt collectors and credit bureaus.
SB 534 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the rule against perpetuities to trusts.
SB 768 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to additional court filing fees to pay operating expenses of the courts of appeals.
SB 769 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of surgical assistants.
SB 787 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license to practice medicine in this state.
SB 788 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a limited license to practice medicine to certain applicants.
SB 842 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to issuance of certain licenses by the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
SB 887 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to solid waste disposal fees.
SB 888 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of construction/program management.
SB 1062 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the registration of chiropractic facilities.
SB 1067 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to home equity lending and high-cost home loans.
SB 1090 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to inspection, installation, repair, and maintenance of elevators, escalators, chairlifts, people movers, moving sidewalks, platform lifts, and related equipment; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1098 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain physicians for examinations and medical screenings of students.
SB 1133 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to automatic withdrawals by electronic funds transfer from a person's account with a financial institution; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1134 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the delivery and payment of health care in the workers' compensation system.
SB 1135 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the allocation of kidneys available for transplant in this state.
SB 1192 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association.
SB 1193 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbers and related occupations, barbershops and specialty shops, and barber schools; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1194 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.
SB 1325 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to renewable energy credit for converting solid waste into electric energy.
SB 1326 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the municipal regulation of single-family and duplex industrialized housing.
SB 1451 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of milk and milk products.
SB 1453 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of bottled and vended drinking water operators.
SB 1454 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to regulation of frozen dessert products and manufacturing.
SB 1571 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dental laboratories and dental technicians.
SB 1572 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation treatment guidelines and protocols.
SB 1573 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain policies and guidelines adopted by the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to medical dispute resolution under the workers' compensation system.
SB 1574 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration and regulation of the state's workers' compensation insurance system.
SB 1575 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to immunity from civil liability arising from activities of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission medical quality review panel.
SB 1576 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the regional workers' compensation health care delivery networks pilot project; providing an administrative violation.
SB 1577 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the effect of a criminal conviction on licensing and regulation of a mortgage broker or loan officer.
SB 1578 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to an examination requirement for mortgage broker and loan officer license applicants.
SB 1579 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to software acquisitions by state agencies.
SB 1673 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sanitization processes prior to the sale, transfer, or disposal of computers, computer peripherals, and computer software or other Information Technology devices.
SB 1767 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the payment, reimbursement, and dispute resolution of workers' compensation medical claims; providing administrative violations.
SCR 8 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse to continue the NorthSTAR initiative in Dallas and surrounding counties.
SCR 60 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting that the chief clerk of the house be authorized to return H.B. No. 2180 to the senate for further consideration.
SJR 7 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting refinancing of a home equity loan with a reverse mortgage.
SJR 17 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment simplifying requirements for certain refinances of home equity loans without additional cash advances.
SJR 18 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a lender or holder of a home equity loan to cure certain violations.
SJR 26 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove the prohibition against perpetual trusts.
SJR 42 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a home equity line of credit, providing for administrative interpretation of home equity lending law, and otherwise relating to the making, refinancing, repayment, and enforcement of home equity loans.
SJR 56 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment simplifying home equity borrowing.
SR 42 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rosemary Murray and Josh Ehlers on their wedding.
SR 351 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Alan Walne of Dallas for his civic contributions.
SR 393 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Benjamin "Ben" John Jackman of College Station on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 394 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating David Clifton Light of College Station on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 395 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eric Geoffrey Ransom of College Station on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 396 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brian Matthew Woods of Dallas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 403 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2003, as Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association Day at the State Capitol.
SR 501 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Julie and Ian Johnson of Richmond on the birth of their daughter, Mia Marie Johnson.
SR 685 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bob Banner on his outstanding career in television.
SR 893 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Expressing legislative support for the International Quality Plasma Program and Quality Standards of Excellence Assurance and Leadership Program certification that ensure the best possible plasma treatment.
78th 1st Called Session
SB 41 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and resulting illnesses.
78th 4th Called Session
SJR 5 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a house or committee of the legislature to take a record vote on certain legislative measures and actions.
SR 42 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating May 11, 2004, as Reverse Mortgage Day in Texas.
77th Regular Session
SB 105 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the refund of certain consumer loan acquisition charges.
SB 135 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a statewide group insurance program for employees and retirees of school districts.
SB 139 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offenses of harassment and stalking.
SB 144 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for a provisional license to practice chiropractic.
SB 145 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to chiropractic facility licenses issued by the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
SB 149 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the colleges and universities eligible to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.
SB 152 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the appeal of certain determinations by the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
SB 171 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the renewal of a license to practice chiropractic.
SB 173 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the deposit and refund of cash with regard to a bond in a criminal case.
SB 201 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to provide information and to enter into contracts for the payment of taxes, fees, or other charges through the Internet.
SB 222 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalty for the offense of driving while intoxicated if a person younger than 16 was also present in the vehicle being operated by the defendant.
SB 223 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to sale of surplus or salvage state property.
SB 248 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of motor vehicles leased for personal use.
SB 256 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recovery by a taxing unit of certain costs on the resale of property bid off to the unit at a tax foreclosure sale.
SB 257 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the purchase of a lottery ticket by a person younger than the age of 18; imposing criminal penalties.
SB 272 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to interest charges and other costs of certain loans.
SB 286 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county judge to delegate to another county officer the duty to hear applications for mass gatherings.
SB 335 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to an interlocal cooperation contract between a local government in this state and a local government in another state.
SB 341 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to correction of a third-party debt collector's or credit bureau's files.
SB 393 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act and electronic records.
SB 415 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to operation of the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association and to participation of nursing homes in that association.
SB 431 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for certain persons who rent real property for residential use.
SB 432 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain persons admitted to a county mental health facility for mental health services.
SB 433 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the uniform law on secured transactions.
SB 471 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to deferred deposit loans.
SB 507 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to residential subdivisions that require membership in a property owners' association.
SB 535 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department on Aging.
SB 539 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to regulating the enteral administration of anesthesia in connection with the practice of dentistry.
SB 554 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to assist economically disadvantaged persons enrolled in qualified postsecondary career education programs.
SB 557 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to overtime compensation for certain municipal police department officers and civilian employees.
SB 566 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain charges included in a retail installment agreement.
SB 567 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain agreements under a retail installment contract for the purchase of a motor vehicle.
SB 584 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the frequency with which a person may take an examination administered by the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying.
SB 585 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain persons from the license requirements imposed under the Mortgage Broker License Act.
SB 601 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain investments and rate reductions by insurance companies and related organizations; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 630 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to authorizing county purchasing agents to establish a county purchasing card program.
SB 650 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to the composition of and membership on an appraisal review board.
SB 651 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certain examinations administered by the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
SB 660 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of barbering.
SB 661 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain entities and individuals permitted to exchange information regarding special needs offenders.
SB 698 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the rule against perpetuities to trusts.
SB 707 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to collateral protection insurance.
SB 709 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act.
SB 711 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to regulation of the business of selling checks, including electronic checks.
SB 812 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to establishing a demonstration project to expand access to women's health care services.
SB 921 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales tax to pallets used for certain purposes.
SB 932 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.
SB 967 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to adoption of the Business Organizations Code; providing penalties.
SB 980 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the imposition by a municipality of a moratorium on property development in certain circumstances.
SB 1024 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to investigations under and enforcement of the law regulating the practice of podiatry.
SB 1044 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the ability of a development corporation to receive funding from a municipality.
SB 1075 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to retail installment contracts.
SB 1076 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain finance charges.
SB 1095 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.
SB 1133 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an action by the Texas Workforce Commission to collect certain debts of an acquired employer from the successor employer.
SB 1134 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to employment classifications for unemployment purposes.
SB 1135 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the ineligibility of certain inmates to file wage claims.
SB 1136 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain laws regarding unemployment compensation.
SB 1137 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation contributions by certain employers of domestic workers.
SB 1138 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to contribution rates for cotton ginners for unemployment compensation purposes.
SB 1139 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a construction industry craft training program; imposing a fee.
SB 1140 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reemployment of a member of the state military forces by a private employer.
SB 1143 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the credentialing of physicians and health care providers.
SB 1197 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of a blue ribbon panel to study and make recommendations for a strategic plan for the education, prevention and treatment of problem gambling and an interagency council to coordinate the state's resources in meeting the needs of individuals, families, businesses, organizations and communities impacted by problem and pathological gambling.
SB 1198 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to inspection, installation, repair, and maintenance of elevators, escalators, chairlifts, people movers, moving sidewalks, and related equipment; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1228 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of expenses incurred by certain airports for providing municipal services within the boundaries of a municipality.
SB 1229 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the credit life and accident and health insurance.
SB 1285 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing.
SB 1286 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a phased-in and limited exemption for certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research and development from sales and use taxes.
SB 1287 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the financing of certain housing and nonhousing facilities by a housing finance corporation.
SB 1288 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the liability of directors of housing finance corporations.
SB 1289 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to designating a model injury prevention center.
SB 1342 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a discount on the premium surcharge for a motor vehicle equipped with a breath alcohol detection device.
SB 1343 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the private activity bond allocation program.
SB 1485 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to state financing of the development and production of Texas biotechnological and biomedical products and small businesses; providing for the issuance of bonds.
SB 1550 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting certain machinery and equipment used to provide broadband services.
SB 1721 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the clarifying prohibition against impermissible consideration of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment practices.
SB 1757 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a consumer assistance program for health benefit plan consumers.
SB 1767 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a protective custody order by a magistrate.
SB 1797 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the licensure provisions of The Texas Engineering Practice Act for certain research or instructional work.
SCR 29 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating March 2001 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Texas.
SJR 26 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove the prohibition against perpetual trusts.
SJR 42 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment correcting technical errors in home equity lien provisions of the Texas Constitution and clarifying a lender's ability to cure certain violations of the home equity lien provisions.
SJR 43 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment simplifying requirements for certain refinances of home equity loans without additional cash advances.
SR 148 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Stephen Karl Anderson of Garland.
SR 248 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Natalie Roffino of Richardson.
SR 330 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. John D. Horn of Mesquite.
SR 499 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Steve Whitworth of Mesquite.
SR 579 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 27, 2001, as REALTOR Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.
SR 747 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring The University of Texas at Dallas and the members of its government honors program on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol on April 18, 2001.
SR 844 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Caring for Children Foundation of Texas, Incorporated, and the Care Van Program.
SR 938 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elsie Angele of Houston.
SR 939 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the invention of the frozen margarita and margarita machine.
SR 1142 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Theodore P. Votteler of Dallas.
SR 1169 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Detta Haffelder as Honorary Doorkeeper in the Texas Senate.
SR 1248 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 507.
SR 1267 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of the baseball team of Eastfield College in Mesquite.
76th Regular Session
SB 46 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.
SB 47 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to customer authorization of telecommunications products and services.
SB 48 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adoption of rules to interpret home equity lending law.
SB 55 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the county, justice, and small claims courts.
SB 79 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the employment and supervision of the executive director of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
SB 80 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of failing to report certain offenses committed against children.
SB 81 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to qualifications for instructors of classroom driver education in driver education schools.
SB 84 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to exempting certain property from attachment, execution, and seizure for the satisfaction of debts.
SB 85 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to letters of credit.
SB 88 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain transactions subject to regulation as loans.
SB 99 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to testing for accidental exposure to hepatitis B or hepatitis C.
SB 100 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the design of a quarter dollar coin commemorating the State of Texas.
SB 101 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to revocation of a driver's license following certain convictions.
SB 102 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to impoundment or forfeiture of the motor vehicle of a person convicted of certain offenses involving the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
SB 111 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to an optional majority vote requirement for election of trustees in certain independent school districts.
SB 137 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the sale of lottery tickets by vending machine; the purchase of a lottery ticket by a person younger than the age of 18; and the imposition of criminal penalties.
SB 160 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the modification of certain child support orders.
SB 161 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for treatment of a child for an abnormal structure of the body caused by certain congenital or developmental defects or diseases.
SB 162 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to county enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards.
SB 163 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the fee paid by a defendant for the execution or processing of an arrest warrant or capias.
SB 164 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the inactive status of, and related fees and taxes applying to, persons licensed to practice or engage in certain occupations and professions.
SB 166 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the meaning of a tenant turnover date in connection with requirements for security devices for residential rental property.
SB 167 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/00
Caption: Relating to requiring a seller of real property to deliver notice to the purchaser regarding the potential for annexation of the property.
SB 171 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to expanding the Legion of Valor license plate privilege to the unmarried surviving spouses of veterans.
SB 202 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the liability of county officers.
SB 203 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the restrictions on political activities of full-time employees of a county elections administrator's office in certain counties.
SB 204 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to permitting county officers and employees to receive reduced airline fares while engaged in official county business.
SB 205 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the fee associated with the installation or the monitoring of a motor vehicle ignition interlock device required as a condition of bail.
SB 277 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to attorney general decisions requested under the open records law and to the reconsideration of those decisions.
SB 278 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to allowing the General Services Commission to audit the procedures used by a governmental body to process requests for public information.
SB 279 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the charge for providing public information requested for an official purpose by a governmental body under the open records law.
SB 288 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the definition under certain health benefit plans of treatment for craniofacial abnormalities of a child.
SB 307 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the postal service instructions for return service included on the exterior of an ad valorem tax bill.
SB 308 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of certain refrigerants.
SB 395 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the employment of a person by counties with civil service systems.
SB 415 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of chiropractic.
SB 424 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the examination required for certification as a court reporter.
SB 435 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the deadline for the adoption of an optional exemption from ad valorem taxation on residence homesteads.
SB 446 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to procedures governing certain ad valorem tax refunds.
SB 477 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to electronic filing of financing statements and certain other filings with the secretary of state.
SB 478 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to filing of financing statements and certain other filings with the secretary of state.
SB 479 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the fee for the electronic filing of a financing statement with the secretary of state.
SB 513 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to a restriction on the use of goods by a purchaser of the goods.
SB 613 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain records maintained or obtained by the comptroller of public accounts.
SB 650 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the definition of intoxicated for purposes of certain offenses involving intoxication.
SB 651 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to possessory liens on certain motor vehicles, motorboats, vessels, or outboard motors.
SB 652 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the notice provided to an owner of a vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility.
SB 667 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the exception to disclosure under the public information law of information submitted by an applicant for certification as a historically underutilized or disadvantaged business.
SB 688 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to declaring a junked motor vehicle a nuisance.
SB 689 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the Sale of Checks Act for electronic transfers.
SB 698 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the computation of the initial contribution rate for certain employers for purposes of unemployment compensation.
SB 699 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to residential subdivisions that require membership in a property owners' association.
SB 707 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sand and gravel permit requirements.
SB 842 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors; providing penalties.
SB 843 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to receive sales tax information.
SB 844 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of weight limits for motor vehicles by weight enforcement officers.
SB 845 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to disposal of certain motor vehicles.
SB 846 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to certain fees and penalties applicable to the regulation of barbers.
SB 883 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of anesthesia in certain out patient settings; providing administrative and civil penalties.
SB 1055 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation and operation of credit unions.
SB 1056 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting certain machinery and equipment used for certain telecommunications services from the sales and use tax.
SB 1057 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to public access under the open records law to information about certain government contracts held by the contractor or a subcontractor; imposing a civil penalty.
SB 1058 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the revision of the uniform law on secured transactions.
SB 1074 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the licensing of mortgage brokers; providing penalties.
SB 1075 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to powers of certain nonprofit cooperative corporations.
SB 1076 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain types of noncredit insurance and other products offered in connection with a consumer loan.
SB 1077 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral directing and embalming.
SB 1155 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the allocation and reservation system for certain tax-exempt private activity bonds.
SB 1156 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to regional injury prevention centers.
SB 1157 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain convictions to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 1158 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to fraudulent conduct with respect to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits.
SB 1159 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to compliance with certain requirements of the responsibility agreement by recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits.
SB 1160 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the Texas Uniform Condominium Act.
SB 1337 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to arbitration of disputes in the workplace.
SB 1338 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the timing of trust fund distributions to certain taxing entities.
SB 1339 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of deferred presentment transactions.
SB 1340 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation of anesthesia in certain outpatient settings.
SB 1341 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to election procedures for independent school districts electing some or all trustees from single member trustee districts.
SB 1342 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a state initiative encouraging the development of research in biotechnology and biogenetics.
SB 1527 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization of prepaid tuition contracts for proprietary schools under the prepaid higher education tuition program.
SB 1528 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to costs for equipment maintenance by state agencies.
SB 1529 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Recalled from subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the management of software and software licenses by state agencies.
SB 1530 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to coercion by certain entities engaged in the business of insurance, including the issuance of health benefit plans.
SB 1531 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to unfair settlement practices in the business of insurance.
SB 1532 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation of renderers.
SB 1533 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties.
SB 1534 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the financing of certain energy-saving capital improvements.
SB 1639 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the open meetings law and public information law to certain meetings and information relating to the finances of an applicant for economic development assistance.
SB 1640 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to transportation of certain alcoholic beverages.
SCR 24 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting DalMac Construction Company, Inc., permission to sue the State and Texas A&M University.
SCR 48 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting DalMac Construction Company, Inc. permission to sue the State and Texas A&M University.
SCR 60 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Jill Shugart of Garland.
SJR 8 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to delegate to a state agency or officer authority to adopt rules interpreting home equity lending law.
SJR 12 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the making of advances under and payment of a reverse mortgage.
SJR 21 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain leased motor vehicles not held primarily for the production of income.
SR 119 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 1999, as Balch Springs Day at the State Capitol.
SR 120 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Seagoville Day at the State Capitol on March 3, 1999.
SR 130 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable David Haas, Mayor of Balch Springs.
SR 234 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Caring for Children Foundation of Texas, Incorporated.
SR 417 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 17, 1999, as REALTOR Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.
SR 580 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating D. R. "Shorty" Williams of Garland.
SR 588 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Julie Ann Lackey and John Eugene Williams.
SR 655 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Raymond David "Dave" Damron of Dallas.
SR 771 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2-8, 1999, as Brain Tumor Awareness Week.
SR 772 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ellen Elizabeth Fair and Charles Toliver Terrell, Jr.
SR 817 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Dallas Northeast Chamber of Commerce.
SR 976 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ray Ira "Bunny" Gibson of Marble Falls.
SR 1022 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Phil Evans and the staff of the Susan G. Komen Breast Center in Dallas.
SR 1088 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Memorializing the U.S. Congress to support legislation providing for an immediate increase of the per capita tax-exempt private activity bond cap.
SR 1105 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.J.R. 12.
SR 1106 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Memorializing Congress to fully fund the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP).
SR 1141 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 610.
SR 1144 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Larry Henry Patton of Dallas.
75th Regular Session
SB 229 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors; providing penalties.
SB 230 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of evading arrest.
SB 231 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to sources of names for the jury wheel.
SB 232 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an optional majority vote requirement for election of trustees in certain independent school districts.
SB 233 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a student disciplinary hearing in which a student accuses another student of misconduct.
SB 234 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a civil procedure for clearing or destroying certain recorded documents.
SB 235 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the designation of Spur 408 in Dallas County as Patriot Parkway.
SB 251 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to certain charges for the administration of loans and loan applications.
SB 292 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the period for early voting by personal appearance.
SB 293 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to create an industrial development corporation and to levy a sales and use tax to carry out the projects of the corporation.
SB 544 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the procedure by which a municipality may dispose of certain land.
SB 545 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a firefighter or police officer in certain municipalities who is convicted of a felony.
SB 546 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of public adjusters; providing criminal penalties.
SB 547 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to letters of credit.
SB 611 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to criminal law magistrates in Dallas County.
SB 651 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to complaints against certain peace officers and firefighters.
SB 652 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the definitions of a certain account and an instrument for purposes of a secured transaction and to the perfection of a security interest in an instrument.
SB 737 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a disqualification of eligibility for unemploymemt compensation benefits for periods of unpaid disciplinary suspensions.
SB 738 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a disqualification of eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits for periods of partial unemployment caused by a disciplinary reduction in hours.
SB 739 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the refund of certain overpaid unemployment compensation benefits by the recipients of those benefits.
SB 740 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the appeal of certain administrative proceedings regarding the payment of wages.
SB 745 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to a special license plate for a mother of a person who died while serving in the United States armed forces.
SB 777 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Tabled
Caption: Relating to the authorization of certain deductions from an employee's pay.
SB 819 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the design, manufacture, and sale of certain commemorative items relating to the state.
SB 885 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to limitations on certain covenants.
SB 974 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recovery of environmental inspection, removal, and remediation costs by a taxing unit that purchases real property at an ad valorem tax sale.
SB 1063 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Richardson.
SB 1064 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to regulating personal care facilities; providing for a civil penalty.
SB 1065 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the interval between internal inspections of certain boilers.
SB 1159 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to regulating personal care facilities; providing for a civil penalty.
SB 1160 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing of eye banks and the use of donations of gifts of bodies or parts; providing criminal and civil penalties.
SB 1161 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to contract with private entities for child support and visitation enforcement services.
SB 1162 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the warranties on the transfer or presentment of demand drafts.
SB 1313 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the designation of licensed dietitians as service providers under the chronically ill and disabled children's services program.
SB 1579 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the requisition for the return of a person charged with crime in this state.
SB 1580 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plastering contractors; providing penalties.
SB 1581 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to registration of and reporting by certain charitable organizations; providing penalties.
SB 1902 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to tax-exempt private activity bonds.
SB 1940 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to a charge for certain types of noncredit insurance and products.
SB 1949 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, administration, financing, and operation of the Falcon's Lair Utility and Reclamation District; granting the authority to issue bonds.
SB 1956 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the municipal courts of record in Garland.
SCR 78 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the senate enrolling clerk to make a technical correction to S.B. No. 251.
SCR 82 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Honorable Cathye Ray.
SCR 107 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring McShan Florist, Inc.
SCR 108 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Judge Michael Schwille.
SJR 34 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the rights of the defendant in a criminal case.
SR 37 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating G.W. and Bobbie Taylor.
SR 87 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Lake Highlands High School Wildcats.
SR 197 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dallas National Bank.
SR 278 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jake Moran of Lake Highlands.
SR 366 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 1997, as Richardson Day at the State Capitol.
SR 422 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the students of the Westwood Leadership Center at Westwood Junior High.
SR 542 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ward Dee Downs of Dallas.
SR 581 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Donald Alden Buchholz of Dallas.
SR 582 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nathan D. Maier of Dallas.
SR 699 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Preston Charles Patterson of Balch Springs.
SR 749 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Henry Stagg Renz and Annice Belle Renz.
SR 775 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Charles "Slick" Neal of Austin.
SR 776 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jimmy Gooden of Austin.
SR 831 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Paul Pettie of Lake Highlands.
SR 832 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Pastor Don Emmitte of Weatherford.
SR 922 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John Brett of Dallas.
SR 923 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Susanna Jean De Le Garza and Scott Jamison Brown of Dallas.
SR 987 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1391.
74th Regular Session
HB 754 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the responsibilities of amusement park riders and to suits brought for injuries incurred on amusement park rides.
HB 796 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors; providing penalties.
HB 797 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of certain refrigerants; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 798 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption from regulation as a proprietary school for certain nonprofit associations that conduct training programs regarding air conditioning and refrigeration contracting.
HB 799 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the Residential Service Company Act for persons who are licensed to perform air conditioning and refrigeration contracting.
HB 800 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to municipal requirements regarding the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors.
HB 801 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to persons who may inspect certain air conditioning systems as part of a real estate inspection.
HB 826 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to criminal responsibility of a parent for a child's delinquent conduct; providing a penalty.
HB 1014 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to police officer overtime and police officers and fire fighters who temporarily fill higher positions.
HB 1225 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to registration and insurance requirements for a former military vehicle.
HB 1259 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to security obligations of a licensed seller of checks.
HB 1298 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by the banking commissioner.
HB 1299 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to transaction fees for the use of an electronic terminal connected to a shared electronic network.
HB 1615 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appeal of orders of and civil penalties assessed by the consumer credit commissioner.
HB 1616 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of retail installment contracts of certain goods and services.
HB 1907 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to depositories for county public funds, trust funds, and court registry funds.
HB 2285 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the demolition of a public building in certain municipalities.
HB 3071 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the amounts that may be charged and collected in connection with a loan or other extension of credit.
HCR 84 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Welcoming the seventh grade class of St. Mark's School to the Texas Capitol.
HCR 181 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the late Herb Walne, Jr., and the opening of Herb's Paint & Body Shop #4.
HR 132 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dallas Caribbean Carnival Day 1995.
HR 233 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John Paul Drake on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 234 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jeffrey Wilson Deats on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 235 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kevin Lee Meyer on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 236 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James William Molaison on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 295 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Curtis Paul Lalla on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 344 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jan Rabb Friedheim and the Executive Secretarial School.
HR 442 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Catherine Margaret Waltz Schuster on her 90th birthday.
HR 507 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Family Council Association.
HR 654 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Reinhardt Elementary School in Dallas on the occasion of the dedication of a Texas historical marker.
HR 683 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the dedication ceremony for the Tarrant County B'nai B'rith Apartments.
HR 744 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Thomas D. "Todd" Abbott.
HR 980 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John Martin Head and Brenda Michelle Jucht on their marriage.
HR 1011 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sue Daniel on her selection as Volunteer of the Year for Senate District 16 by the State Republican Executive Committee.
HR 1019 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James M. Curtis, Sr.
HR 1190 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Paula Jean Sander on her high school graduation.
73rd Regular Session
HB 2 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to limitations on the number of terms a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district may serve.
HB 3 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school textbooks.
HB 4 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the offenses of aggravated assault and deadly assault on a municipal or county officer or employee who is authorized to issue citations or serve process.
HB 5 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors.
HB 6 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limiting damage awards in certain workers' compensation claims.
HB 7 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the criteria for enforceability of covenants not to compete and to certain procedures and remedies in actions to enforce those convenants.
HB 8 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to punishment for and civil consequences of certain offenses involving fleeing from or attempting to elude a police officer or evading arrest.
HB 9 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the indemnification of peace officers for certain tort claims.
HB 10 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creation of an offense for truancy of youths at least 17 years of age.
HB 11 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sales tax on wrapping, packing, or packaging supplies used in laundry, cleaning, and garment personal services.
HB 12 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to late reports of political contributions and expenditures.
HB 13 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the posting of historical and political documents in public school classrooms.
HB 14 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the authorization of wire, oral, or electronic interceptions for certain offenses involving organized criminal activity.
HB 40 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the conversion to an elected board of certain mass transit authorities.
HB 52 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person who is convicted of certain offenses to serve as an election judge or clerk.
HB 53 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported unfavorably
Caption: Relating to eliminating the entitlement to overtime pay for certain members of police departments of certain municipalities.
HB 91 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the assignment of students to public schools and to vouchers for the tuition of a student at a public or private school.
HB 98 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an illegal gambling tax.
HB 103 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a person from simultaneously holding more than one local elective office.
HB 118 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to special license plates for members of the Marine Corps League or its auxiliary.
HB 282 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the manufacture and sale of certain commemorative items relating to the state.
HB 381 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to debt collection services.
HB 382 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the responsibilities of amusement park riders and to suits brought for injuries incurred on amusement park rides.
HB 423 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses.
HB 437 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to excluding compensation of directors and executive officers of certain banks in computing franchise tax liability.
HB 587 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to legislative service as a substitute for certain study and training requirements for candidates for the examination for a license to practice law.
HB 588 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision by insurance companies of certain insurance information to the Department of Public Safety and to the use of that information by the department; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 589 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of real estate property management.
HB 614 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an exception to the offense of interception of a wire, oral, or electronic communication.
HB 1212 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the creation of state limited banking associations.
HB 1516 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen and the operation of a county bail bond board; providing a penalty.
HB 1582 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the auxiliary membership on an appraisal review board.
HB 2681 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the rate at which certain municipalities may impose the hotel occupancy tax and to the use of the revenue from the tax.
HB 2682 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of ventilation contractors.
HCR 108 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Commending the Dallas County Council of Republican Women's Clubs and welcoming them to the State Capitol.
HJR 47 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to determine the adequacy of the public free schools, providing an equity standard for public school finance, prohibiting the redistribution of certain ad valorem taxes levied and collected by certain school districts, abolishing county education districts, and reviving certain homestead exemptions.
HR 501 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Dallas County Council of Republican Women's Clubs.
HR 656 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Don W. Daniel for his outstanding public service as a band director and extending best wishes for a rewarding retirement.
HR 742 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eric Tyson Mann on his graduation from First Baptist Academy.
HR 789 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the founders and supporters of the Texas Heritage Archives and Library.
HR 818 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The Associates Corporation of North America on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
72nd Regular Session
HB 147 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to public school textbooks.
HB 224 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to limitations on the number of terms a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district may serve.
HB 321 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to limitations on the number of terms a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district may serve.
HB 322 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to public school textbooks.
HB 416 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to special subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the offenses of aggravated assault and deadly assault on a municipal officer or employee who is authorized to issue citations or serve process.
HB 493 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to approval of the bond required for state textbooks issued to a school district.
HB 733 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to applicability of state banking code to trust companies.
HB 735 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the levy of county equalization taxes for public schools.
HB 745 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to state bank fixed asset limitations.
HB 883 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance and renewal of certain driver's licenses.
HB 924 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to fingerprinting and photographing certain children referred to juvenile court.
HB 926 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the punishment for offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act involving cocaine in a relatively pure form.
HB 1362 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to annual testing of health care providers for AIDS and HIV infection and to the availability of those test results; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1521 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors.
HB 1522 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors.
HB 1569 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to requiring insurance companies to provide the Department of Public Safety with information regarding evidence of financial responsibility.
HB 1866 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the warning that must be provided to a child by a juvenile court.
HB 2364 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to limiting damage awards in certain workers' compensation proceedings.
HB 2365 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to criteria for enforceability of covenants not to compete.
HB 2617 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to vouchers for students to any accredited public or private school.
HCR 73 Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Howard E. Driggers.
HR 284 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The Highlander School on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
HR 285 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Max and Helen Hibbs on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 286 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Galletta on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 877 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Juanita L. Anderson on her career in education.
72nd 1st Called Session
HB 107 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to fingerprinting and photographing certain children referred to juvenile court.
HCR 30 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mariano Martinez, Sr.
HCR 40 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Dr. W. A. Criswell, senior pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dallas.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HB 61 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to fingerprinting and photographing certain children referred to juvenile court.
72nd 4th Called Session
HJR 6 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to determine the adequacy of the public free schools, providing an equity standard for public school finance, prohibiting the redistribution of certain ad valorem taxes levied and collected by certain school districts, abolishing county education districts, and reviving certain homestead exemptions.
HR 38 Author: Carona, John
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Requiring that all bills and joint resolutions properly within the purpose for which this session is now convened be committed to a committee of the whole house in lieu of commitment to a standing or select committee.