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Legislation authored by J.E. 'Buster' Brown

Includes legislation with J.E. 'Buster' Brown as the primary author for the 67th through 77th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

77th Regular Session
SB 2 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state, including the ratification of the creation of certain groundwater conservation districts; providing penalties.
SB 5 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.
SB 324 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to applications and fees for injection well permits.
SB 347 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the provision of health care, including prescription drugs, for persons confined in institutions operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 405 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties.
SB 456 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of Farm-to-Market Road 528 as the Ralph L. Lowe Parkway.
SB 457 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a landlord's duty to mitigate damages under certain circumstances.
SB 486 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to state liability for certain conduct of juvenile board members.
SB 505 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring students enrolled at certain medical and dental units to have health insurance coverage.
SB 544 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to requiring the provision of periodic health evaluations and credentialing of physicians and health care providers by health maintenance organizations and to the verification of physician credentials.
SB 545 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the venue for a suit to recover damages to a road or highway caused by operating an overweight vehicle and transporting oversize or overweight commodities.
SB 546 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the permitting process for the construction of certain concrete plants.
SB 602 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of incentives by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission for regulated entities to install air pollution monitoring devices linked to the commission's data system.
SB 603 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the cleanup of contaminated property.
SB 670 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority.
SB 687 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to criminal penalties for the intentional or knowing discharge of waste or pollutants.
SB 688 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requirements for public notice and hearing on applications for certain permits that may have environmental impact.
SB 689 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the definition of hazardous waste.
SB 690 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the power of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to reopen air quality permits for review.
SB 731 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the liability of an officer of a nonprofit corporation.
SB 787 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain regulations regarding the sale and operation of certain vehicles.
SB 813 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the creation of the spaceport trust fund.
SB 820 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a firefighters' relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities.
SB 849 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties and authority of the Motor Vehicle Board of the Texas Department of Transportation and to the regulation of the sale of motor vehicles.
SB 880 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedural and technical corrections of the Texas Property Tax Code, with respect to multiple appraisals of a property, notices of delinquency, penalties and interest on deferred taxes, additional penalty on delinquent taxes against property that escaped taxation in previous years, definitions of personal property subject to seizure, notices of sale of seized personal property and real property, excess proceeds of tax sales, costs and expenses incurred in delinquent tax suits, post judgment taxes, vacating void tax judgments and tax sales, costs of tax sale, remedies of purchaser at void tax sale, redemptions, and reenactment of duplicate or overlapping provisions in the Tax Code.
SB 925 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the procurement powers of certain navigation districts and port authorities.
SB 946 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the statutory lien that arises when an abandoned well has not been timely plugged.
SB 947 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the composition and use of the oil-field cleanup fund.
SB 948 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the testing of liquefied petroleum gas piping systems in school facilities.
SB 957 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to loss damage waivers in certain rental-purchase agreements.
SB 958 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to testing natural gas piping in certain school facilities.
SB 960 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain justices and judges and to the authority of a county to supplement those salaries.
SB 1023 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to compensation for services rendered at a polling place by election officers.
SB 1114 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for taxable items used in the performance of a space flight contract.
SB 1127 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the minimum size of a container of liquor.
SB 1130 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to benefits payable by the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two.
SB 1131 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the compensation and limitations on a private law practice of the state prosecuting attorney.
SB 1203 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to coastal area hazard reduction and recovery planning and operations.
SB 1261 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the disclosure to the public of information in certain arrest warrants and the affidavits filed in connection with the application for those warrants.
SB 1262 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the authority of an officer to return stolen property to its owner.
SB 1324 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to express and implied warranties of a contractor for residential construction.
SB 1330 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the submetering and allocation of water service in apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and other multiple use facilities.
SB 1331 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements regarding certain clothes-washing machines.
SB 1332 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to sales tax exemptions to promote water conservation.
SB 1333 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to programs and funding methods that promote water conservation among certain state and local entities.
SB 1334 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the voluntary cleanup program of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 1335 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to certain river authorities and water districts, the codification of Acts creating and regulating the authorities and districts, and the creation of the Texas Water Advisory Council to review the authorities and districts.
SB 1371 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to denial of renewal of a driver's license for failure to appear for certain offenses or to pay certain fines.
SB 1390 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the penalties for operating certain facilities without obtaining a permit under the Texas Clean Air Act.
SB 1391 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the venue for an action alleging a violation of an insurance law.
SB 1392 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to a declaration of local disaster.
SB 1410 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to crab traps used in the public water of this state and to removal requirements for abandoned crab traps.
SB 1423 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the sale and assignment of all or a portion of the tobacco settlement revenues.
SB 1424 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain practices and procedures involving the conduct of early voting by mail.
SB 1444 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the general powers and authority of water districts; providing a penalty.
SB 1494 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to water conservation measures by state agencies and local governments.
SB 1796 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the assumption of road utility district authority by the Baybrook Municipal Utility District No. 1, including the authority to impose taxes and issue bonds.
SB 1800 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of records of the office of the lieutenant governor.
SCR 22 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the United States Environmental Protection Agency to provide maximum flexibility to the states in dealing with federal environmental programs.
SCR 23 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to expand its coordination efforts to increase flexibility of federal regulations delegated to the states.
SCR 28 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress to repeal the regulation relating to the three-shell limit and the magazine plug requirement contained in Title 50 C.F.R. 20.21.
SCR 34 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for the Minerals Management Service to proceed with the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lease in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
SCR 35 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress to require federally-controlled emission sources to meet the same reduction schedule as state-controlled sources.
SCR 36 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Memorializing Congress to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to extend the federal ambient air quality attainment dates until the effects of federally-controlled emissions can be measured.
SCR 44 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing gratitude to The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center on behalf of all whose lives have been touched by this remarkable institution and extending congratulations on the 60th anniversary to the dedicated faculty, staff, volunteers, and supporters.
SCR 74 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 3152.
SCR 76 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 2.
SCR 77 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 2.
SR 3 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting Permanent Rules of the Senate for the 77th Legislature.
SR 137 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joyce and Tom Standish of Houston.
SR 138 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bill and Julia Johnson.
SR 226 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating O. C. Haley.
SR 281 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Darrel Edward and Sarah Patricia Mahan.
SR 304 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Declaring February 21, 2001, as Fort Bend County Capitol Day.
SR 315 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Supporting the efforts of the Texas Aerospace Commission and others to bring a spaceport to Texas.
SR 368 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dorothy Dale Morgan.
SR 396 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of regional water planning groups for their significant efforts.
SR 488 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Betty Barnett of Alvin.
SR 489 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Declaring March 20, 2001, as Brazoria County Day.
SR 814 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2001, as Katy Day at the State Capitol.
SR 874 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2001, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day at the State Capitol.
SR 1046 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Peyton McKnight of Tyler.
SR 1062 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Chad Dick of Missouri City.
SR 1063 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Courtney McClanahan.
SR 1064 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lola Mae "Granny" (Wren) Land.
SR 1065 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Chris and Kimberly Buzard on the birth of their son, Landry James Buzard.
SR 1066 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the swimming and diving team of James E. Taylor High School in Katy.
SR 1084 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Darrell K Royal on his remarkable legacy of athletic achievement.
SR 1095 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: In memory of Royal Wade Lorenz of Stockdale.
SR 1183 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bertha A. Lucio Caballero on her selection as winner of a Newspapers in Education Teacher of the Year Award.
76th Regular Session
SB 70 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for the purpose of prosecuting certain offenses under the Tax Code.
SB 71 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Judicial Compensation Commission.
SB 82 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to benefits payable by the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two.
SB 112 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to investing in the Texas tomorrow fund.
SB 115 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the expiration of certain fees imposed by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 129 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties.
SB 133 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the offense of retaining of lightning whelks caught in shrimp trawls.
SB 134 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of two judicial districts in Fort Bend County.
SB 135 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of a county court at law in Fort Bend County.
SB 142 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to enforcement of the Flood Control and Insurance Act in certain counties.
SB 143 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the priority of a water right authorizing a transfer of water from a river basin in this state to another river basin.
SB 262 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of landowners or developers prior to annexation of a water-related special district.
SB 272 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to regional water planning groups.
SB 284 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the fee collected by a prosecutor for collecting and processing a dishonored or forged check or similar sight order.
SB 286 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain sales tax revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 287 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the Texas parks and wildlife capital account.
SB 290 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from the severance tax for oil and gas produced from wells under certain market conditions.
SB 299 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston-Clear Lake.
SB 305 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contracts by school districts, institutions of higher education, and state agencies for water conservation measures.
SB 352 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to requirements for membership on or employment by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 356 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Council.
SB 365 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the continuation and the functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the administration of the Private Sector Prison Industries Oversight Authority, the administration of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments, and the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
SB 367 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Health Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board and Department of Health, including the operation of certain boards and councils administratively attached to the department; providing administrative penalties.
SB 370 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas; providing penalties.
SB 371 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Correctional Managed Health Care Advisory Committee.
SB 372 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission.
SB 375 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain state agencies.
SB 392 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to bonds of certain navigation districts.
SB 401 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for the registration of certain motor vehicles in certain counties.
SB 434 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain information by a property owners' association.
SB 453 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of gas utilities organized as limited liability companies.
SB 486 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the processing or disposing of solid waste.
SB 487 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the timing of an application for a solid waste permit.
SB 503 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting from the sales tax certain property used in manufacturing.
SB 504 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to general permits for the discharge of wastewater.
SB 509 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to immunity from liability of certain property owners or operators if their property becomes environmentally contaminated.
SB 616 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the financial obligations of the state under a contract between the Texas Lottery Commission and a lottery operator.
SB 637 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of goods and services by certain medical and dental units.
SB 657 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of water management strategies for periods of drought.
SB 658 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the dates by which regional and state water plans must be adopted.
SB 670 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to establishing a commission to study and make recommendations for revision of the Texas Constitution.
SB 683 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to impose a sales and use tax to fund venue projects.
SB 685 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the delivery of protective orders to certain affected persons.
SB 686 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to a child support lien.
SB 766 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the emission of air contaminants.
SB 767 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Health Services
Caption: Relating to the treatment of a patient by a physical therapist without a referral from another licensed health care professional.
SB 812 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recovery by the Railroad Commission of Texas of well plugging and oil field cleanup costs incurred by the commission.
SB 813 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the lien of the Railroad Commission of Texas on well-site equipment to secure the cost of plugging an oil or gas well.
SB 814 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of the Railroad Commission of Texas for costs incurred by the commission in relation to violations relating to safety or the prevention or control of pollution.
SB 815 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the imposition of an administrative penalty by the Railroad Commission of Texas for taking certain actions regarding false applications, reports, and documents and for tampering with gauges.
SB 816 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to certain transactions by a gas utility.
SB 817 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to certain ballot security procedures.
SB 872 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the lease, transfer, sale, or exchange of Parks and Wildlife Department lands.
SB 873 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation of aquaculture.
SB 874 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the general power of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract.
SB 884 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to a landlord's duty to mitigate damages under certain circumstances.
SB 885 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
Caption: Relating to arbitration of a decision of a transit authority relating to financing of a venue project.
SB 896 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to municipal participation in contracted developer cost.
SB 897 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of political subdivisions for loans under the agricultural water conservation bond program.
SB 898 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to grants from the water loan assistance fund for certain projects.
SB 976 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation of a business technology outreach program at the University of Houston.
SB 998 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a firefighters' relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities.
SB 1009 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the procurement of legal services by the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1010 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding.
SB 1011 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to contracting by court reporters or firms that provide court reporting services; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1026 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to cooperative programs between certain educational institutions under which students may work at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
SB 1092 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a development corporation for spaceport facilities; granting the power of eminent domain and the right to issue bonds.
SB 1104 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to acquire certain properties for campus expansion and other university purposes.
SB 1244 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of revenues regarding the regulation of auctioneers.
SB 1245 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to a person's eligibility for an auctioneer's license.
SB 1246 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to rental car damage waivers; providing a civil penalty.
SB 1247 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to a rental assistance pilot program to expand housing options for elderly residents with low income.
SB 1295 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to testing natural gas piping in certain school facilities.
SB 1296 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the testing of LP-gas piping systems in school facilities.
SB 1297 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to registering pipeline operators with the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 1298 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on a requirement for air dispersion modeling before beginning construction of a concrete plant.
SB 1299 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the petroleum storage tank program; providing a penalty.
SB 1300 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the permitting of discharges from certain sewage treatment and disposal systems in certain counties.
SB 1301 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to water conservation measures required in a county during a declared drought disaster.
SB 1302 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to withhold licenses and permits and to confiscate certain products.
SB 1303 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to establish a limited entry license management program.
SB 1304 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the control of aflatoxin.
SB 1305 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to stormwater management and regulation by certain political subdivisions; providing a penalty.
SB 1306 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the definition of hazardous waste.
SB 1307 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the right of an authorized agent of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to institute a suit for injunctive relief or a civil penalty for a violation or threat of violation of the law regarding on-site sewage disposal systems.
SB 1308 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to approval of water quality management plans by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 1309 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the clarification of issues involved in consolidation of the enforcement authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission; providing penalties.
SB 1310 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing for representation of agricultural interests in water resource planning and management.
SB 1311 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the development and management of water resources and the powers of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 1344 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the liability of an officer of a nonprofit corporation.
SB 1345 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the definition of a nonconforming sign and the attachment of the nonconforming, off-premise sign status to the original nonconforming, off-premise sign.
SB 1393 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to refunds of overpayments or erroneous payments of ad valorem taxes.
SB 1394 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to a joint managing conservator's or possessory conservator's access to a child on the telephone.
SB 1476 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to exceptions to requirements governing the authorization of an interbasin transfer.
SB 1477 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to requiring certified food managers in certain counties.
SB 1478 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the appointment of peace officers by a water district.
SB 1516 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of telecommunications services of commercial mobile service providers.
SB 1517 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to registration of persons conducting surveys of members of the legislature; providing civil penalties.
SB 1593 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the development of a water supply reservoir project at the Allens Creek Reservoir site in Austin County, Texas, and providing for the issuance of certain water rights permits to the Texas Water Development Board.
SB 1594 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to assistance to small businesses regulated by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission through its regulatory flexibility programs.
SB 1595 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
SB 1670 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the support of a child enrolled in courses for joint high school and junior college credit.
SB 1695 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Vital Infrastructure Program and to the issuance of bonds backed by tobacco settlement money to pay for infrastructure programs.
SB 1731 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the period during which the School Land Board may reduce the royalty rate under certain oil and gas leases.
SB 1732 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to incentives for the modification of certain facilities to reduce the emission of air contaminants.
SB 1733 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the general powers and authority of water districts; providing a penalty.
SB 1846 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exception from required disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to peace officers killed in the line of duty.
SB 1911 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of certain groundwater conservation districts.
SCR 4 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Arranging for the canvass for the votes cast for governor and lieutenant governor.
SCR 17 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Thomas L. Heffernan for his 40 years of continuous service to the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SCR 43 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
Caption: Memorializing Congress to remove or restrict the use of trade sanctions on agricultural products.
SCR 69 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the 586 officers memorialized on the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial.
SCR 81 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Sunset Advisory Commission to include a review of appropriate sources of dedicated funding for financing the programs administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in the sunset review process.
SCR 85 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Creating a joint interim legislative study committee on constitutional revision.
SJR 5 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a four-year term for the head of the state agency that has responsibility for coordinating health and human services and to provide that the term run concurrently with the term of the governor.
SJR 10 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission.
SJR 42 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the state to create a program involving the issuance of bonds backed by money received from the tobacco settlement to meet the vital infrastructure needs of the state.
SR 40 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Adopting Permanent Rules of the Senate of the 76th Legislature.
SR 41 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Senator Frank L. Madla on the occasion of his birthday.
SR 43 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The Dow Chemical Company in Freeport.
SR 88 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sharon Pamela Clark and Kevin Robert Peska.
SR 89 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Waverly Jefferson, Jr., of Angleton.
SR 310 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating the citizens of Fort Bend County.
SR 348 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lieutenant Governor Rick Perry on the occasion of his 49th birthday.
SR 443 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 1999, as Brazoria County Day.
SR 463 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Alvin Community College Chorus to the State Capitol.
SR 464 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Alvin Community College Band to the State Capitol.
SR 651 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the "Water Time in '99" campaign.
SR 668 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission.
SR 693 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating United States Senator John Herschel Glenn, Jr.
SR 723 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 18-24, 1999, as Texas Space and Technology Week.
SR 724 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. James Preston Parker of La Marque.
SR 735 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Robert H. "Bob" Franklin of Brazosport.
SR 798 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Empowering Teen Leaders program of Harris County.
SR 827 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 4, 1999, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day at the State Capitol.
SR 828 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ruth Anne Bundick of Old Ocean.
SR 829 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Thomas Christopher Denton of Angleton.
SR 830 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Spencer Dale Waitschies of West Columbia.
SR 831 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Leah Michelle Puryear of Angleton.
SR 832 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mark Andrew Stevens of Angleton.
SR 833 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ronald David Wood II of Lake Jackson.
SR 834 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Timothy Craig Paul of West Columbia.
SR 835 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jay Anthony Hargrave of Angleton.
SR 1069 Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles Edward Crenshaw of Austin.
SR 1107 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Christian Ertle of Brazoria County.
SR 1145 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the staff of the 1998-1999 Sunset Advisory Commission review cycle.
SR 1159 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 365.
SR 1170 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Chalanda Denise Allison of Brazosport.
SR 1184 Author: Brown, J. E.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2954.