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Legislation authored by John Traeger

Includes legislation with John Traeger as the primary author for the 34th through 69th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

69th Regular Session
SB 5 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of probation offices in certain judicial districts.
SB 40 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain medical, educational, and associated services to eligible low-income women and infants.
SB 44 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to compensation of members of the State Pension Review Board.
SB 45 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to enforcement of administrative requirements applicable to certain public retirement systems by the State Pension Review Board.
SB 117 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Withdrawn by author
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of and the practice in the statutory probate courts in Bexar County.
SB 127 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to licenses, fees, and exemptions involved in the regulation of the practice of cosmetology.
SB 132 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Increasing benefits for annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 136 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the use of certain pharmaceutical agents by licensed optometrists.
SB 214 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to charge fees under the Solid Waste Disposal Act; requiring certain reports and remittances; prescribing the disposition and use of funds.
SB 226 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to emergency financial reserves of the firemen's relief and retirement fund.
SB 227 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to licensing, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.
SB 237 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain taxes administered by the comptroller of public accounts, time of accrual, due dates, periods covered, amount of tax, required reports, and credits.
SB 241 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the place that the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Supreme Judicial District transacts business.
SB 292 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to costs incurred in the defense of certain claims for pecuniary damages in civil actions and the awarding of those costs by the court.
SB 293 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to courses and degrees offered at Laredo State University and to certain funding provisions and use of funds.
SB 295 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage and funding of premiums for employees of state colleges and universities.
SB 297 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the service of alcoholic beverages by a private club in a hotel.
SB 351 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Texas Department of Human Resources to the Texas Department of Human Services.
SB 366 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the State Depository Board, the State Treasurer, and the management of state funds; to certain obligations and funds of municipalities, districts, and political subdivisions; and to trust funds inside and outside of the treasury; providing penalties; repealing Chapter 1, Title 47, Revised Statutes, except Chapter 726, Acts of the 67th Legislature, Regular Session, 1981, and Chapter 179, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967 (Articles 2529b-1 and 2529c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), and repealing Chapter 3, Title 70, Revised Statutes, and preserving certain enactments of the 69th Legislature.
SB 369 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of real estate appraisers; providing a penalty.
SB 381 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to rulemaking by the State Pension Review Board.
SB 420 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to administrative reports by public retirement systems; relating to financial reports and information to be submitted by public retirement systems to the State Pension Review Board and to system members.
SB 440 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the governance, territory, and powers of a metropolitan rapid transit authority, to the authority of certain cities to vote for annexation, and to the purchases for which competitive bids are required.
SB 452 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to health care for certain indigent individuals.
SB 545 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Navarro County and to the use of the proceeds.
SB 546 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to membership, credits, contributions, and benefits in the Texas County and District Retirement System and the participation of political subdivisions and management of funds.
SB 634 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of a private sector advisory commission to study and recommend improvements to the efficiency of state government.
SB 635 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to state contributions for military service credited in the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 636 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to internal accounting procedures of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; creating a trust fund for the Employees Retirement System of Texas to which certain assets are credited and disbursements are made.
SB 648 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to an increase in certain annuities payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 649 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the County Court at Law of Starr County.
SB 662 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appropriation of state highway funds to the Department of Public Safety.
SB 735 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of alcoholic beverages.
SB 736 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
SB 804 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Southern Growth Policies Agreement.
SB 805 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes, to conforming codes to Acts of the 68th Legislature, and to the manner in which codes are cited; including provisions for certain penalties.
SB 807 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the procedures governing purchases made by counties; providing penalties.
SB 809 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the requirements that an organization must meet to qualify as a charitable organization exempt from property taxation.
SB 815 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of, and the allocation and use of revenue from, a local option county vehicle fuel tax.
SB 830 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the validation of government proceedings, including the adoption of a charter and subsequent proceedings, incorporation proceedings, elections annexations, issuance of municipal airport notes and deeds of trust, and extensions or attempted extensions of extraterritorial jurisdiction.
SB 837 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Amending Section 4(d), Article 3.50-3, Texas Insurance Code relating to authority to self-insure group insurance for state college and university employees; and declaring an emergency.
SB 838 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and use of the low-level waste fund and the reimbursement of the state from that fund.
SB 923 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to partnerships between community/junior colleges and upper-level universities or centers.
SB 990 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the reuse of developed water by any city, town, or political subdivision of the state; providing a procedure by which the Texas Water Commission may authorize such reuse; and defining "developed water".
SB 991 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the appointment, salary and allowances of county auditors.
SB 1152 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain secondary mortgage loans and lenders, including rates, method of payment, fees, and insurance.
SB 1155 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the required procedure for proceedings involving certain utilities.
SB 1165 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the deadline for certain actions by the public utility commission.
SB 1185 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of water well and injection well drillers; providing for civil penalties.
SB 1253 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the boundaries, the composition, election, qualifications, and term of office of the board of directors and the limitation on the amount of property taxes of the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District.
SB 1268 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to management and control of encumbered facilities and systems of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority by a board of trustees.
SB 1273 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Making appropriations for and directing payment of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments out of funds designated herein; requiring approval of the claims in the manner specified in this Act before payment is made.
SB 1274 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Making a supplemental appropriation out of funds designated herein to Platoro Limited, Inc.; William E. Kenon, Jr.; and George Kirk Purvis for payment of a claim against the State of Texas.
SB 1353 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a surcharge for use of a credit card.
SB 1354 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to surround, by annexation, an unincorporated area.
SB 1372 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the rights of medical patients, maternity home residents, and health maintenance organization members.
SB 1402 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the construction of roads and highways in the State of Texas.
SB 1409 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the international trade and the exemption from sales tax of certain tangible personal property, to proof required under the Sales Tax Act to show that items have been exported outside the territorial limits of the United States, and to the World Trade Council.
SB 1454 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the National Guard Armory Board.
SCR 47 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorialize the United States Congress to take prompt action to enact Interstate Cost Estimate legislation.
SCR 49 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Rules and Resolutions
Caption: Congratulating the 89 electric cooperative organizations of Texas in their 50th anniversary year and designating May 11, 1985 as Rural Electrification Day in Texas.
SCR 73 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Hector and Hinjino Silvia permission to sue the state.
SCR 116 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Major General Willie L. Scott on his long and distinguished career of 42 years.
SCR 119 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring April 22, 1985 as Queen Isabella Day.
SCR 136 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Companion document considered in lieu
Caption: Adopting the song "No Place But Texas" by Alex Harvey as the official Texas Sesquicentennial Song of the 69th Legislature.
SCR 152 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting H. B. Zachry Company permission to sue the state of Texas and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
SCR 153 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting H. B. Zachry Company permission to sue the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Tarrant County.
SJR 24 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment in aid of turnpike improvement in certain counties and cities.
SR 28 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Declaring January 23, 1985, "University System of South Texas Day."
SR 126 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Commending Ms. Rosita Ornelas.
SR 146 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Margaret Nell Brown.
SR 280 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Clifford and La Delle Stiegler on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 477 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Charles Oestreich.
SR 550 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Recognition of James Tullis "Happy" Shahan.
69th 1st Called Session
SB 1 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to health care for certain indigent individuals and to financing provisions, to the establishment of the indigent health care assistance fund and the cancer resource fund; making, reducing, and transferring certain appropriations; relating to salaries and holidays for state employees.
69th 2nd Called Session
SB 14 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain temporary speed restrictions.
SB 33 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a passenger train beverage permit.
SR 59 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mark Goode.
SR 90 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Margaret Behrens.
69th 3rd Called Session
SB 3 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a passenger train beverage permit.
SB 34 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state payments to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
68th Regular Session
SB 29 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to group health insurance and certain other forms of health care benefits for public school employees and retirees.
SB 43 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a local option county sales and use tax in certain counties.
SB 98 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the Commissioner of Health, and the Texas Department of Health and the authority of the county commissioners court to expend money for its county's public health and sanitation.
SB 115 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education to carry out inspection duties concerning protective clothing, breathing apparatus, and training facilities.
SB 116 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to death benefits from the Employee Retirement System of Texas based on service as a law enforcement or custodial officer.
SB 126 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and to certain community centers to receive relevant conviction data on applicants for employment, to deny employment to unqualified applicants, to promulgate rules, to perform psychological testing, and relating to the confidentiality of conviction data.
SB 129 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas and increasing benefits for elected class service.
SB 130 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a former district judge to sit in a district court.
SB 131 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the election, number, and terms of trustees in certain school districts and the validation of actions by a board of trustees improperly composed.
SB 136 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contingency reserves of mutual, level premium, legal reserve life insurance companies.
SB 137 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, membership, qualifications, and operations of the Texas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, to grounds for removal of its members, and to establishment of a complaint procedure; requiring an annual audit and certain reports.
SB 201 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the per diem for members of the Texas Board of Human Resources.
SB 264 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to payment of certain insurance premiums for employees or retired employees of state colleges and universities.
SB 287 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of state funds for highways and streets and to providing assistance to cities for city streets.
SB 315 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, operations, personnel, and the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Community Affairs, to the duties of the executive director, and to the establishment, membership, terms, grounds for removal, and powers and duties of the Advisory Council on Community Affairs; establishing a community development review committee to review applications and make recommendations; creating an office to be known as Energy Services Program for Low-Income People to administer certain programs; authorizing funding of certain state parks; requiring an audit.
SB 344 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the certification of self-insurance programs for worker's compensation insurance.
SB 346 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to peace officers commissioned by water control and improvement districts.
SB 376 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Providing that municipalities participating in the Texas Municipal Retirement System may allow to eligible members updated service credits calculated to include, on the conditions stated, unforfeited credited service arising from previous employment of the member by other participating municipalities; amending Section 65.402, Title 110B, by adding Subsection (j), which provides that from and after January 1, 1984, participating municipalities in the Texas Municipal Retirement System shall pick-up and make the contributions which employees who are members of the Texas Municipal Retirement System otherwise are required to make and shall, unless the governing body of the employing municipality otherwise provides, offset the contributions so picked-up by corresponding reduction in the compensation of the employee; providing for continued withholding of federal income taxes on picked-up contributions until determination that the same are not includible in the gross income of the member; providing that picked-up contributions shall be treated as employer contributions in determining tax treatment under the United States Internal Revenue Code, but shall be treated for all other purposes of Subtitle G, Title 110B, in the same manner and with like effect as employee contributions; providing that picked-up employee contributions shall not be included in calculating certain limitations on municipality contributions; and declaring an emergency.
SB 378 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to municipal, regional, or local solid waste and hazardous waste management and resource recovery, to the creation of certain funds and the creation, membership, operation, and powers and duties of an advisory council.
SB 406 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the regulation of natural and synthetic gas supplied to certain municipalities and allowance of increases in the cost of service.
SB 444 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees for compulsory inspection of certain vehicles and to the raising of funds for the law enforcement and custodial officer supplemental retirement funds.
SB 452 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority, in parts of Bexar, Comal, and Guadalupe counties.
SB 483 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to nursing homes organized for profit.
SB 484 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of purchasing agent in certain counties.
SB 485 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties.
SB 501 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making an appropriation to the Texas Optometry Board to pay the per diem and travel expenses of board members and staff.
SB 502 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the distribution of motion pictures; providing penalties.
SB 503 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a dealer's return of farm and industrial equipment to a supplier after the termination of certain franchises.
SB 534 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Providing protection to a public water supply from a septic tank drain field near a water well.
SB 610 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to information required to be provided by public retirement systems.
SB 637 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of warrants to persons owing certain delinquent taxes.
SB 638 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the application of sales, rental, and use taxes on certain vehicles and machinery used for farm purposes and to the definition of motor vehicle and farm machine in relation to motor vehicle sales, rental, and use taxes.
SB 654 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemptions from identification requirements for state-owned vehicles.
SB 655 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to administration of, contributions to, and service and benefits under, the fire fighters' relief and retirement fund.
SB 672 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to regulation of wrecker operators.
SB 673 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of motor vehicle storage facilities and the placement of motor vehicles in such facilities; relating to the powers and duties of the railroad commission and to hearings and fees.
SB 731 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to payments made from proceeds of the sale of oil and gas.
SB 760 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the regulation of pipeline transportation of hazardous liquids and the regulation of hazardous liquid pipeline facilities; providing penalties.
SB 761 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to revising the Agriculture Code, Texas Education Code, Family Code, Human Resources Code, Natural Resources Code, Parks and Wildlife Code, Tax Code, Water Code, and related statutes to the laws from which those codes are derived, to laws enacted after the date of enactment of all or parts of those codes and laws, and to judicial opinion; providing penalties.
SB 775 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the capital and surplus requirements for life, health, and accident insurance companies.
SB 776 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the capital and surplus requirements of insurance companies other than certain life, health, or accident insurance companies.
SB 784 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation or reorganization of certain judicial districts, supplemental compensation of certain district judges, exchange of benches by certain district judges, creation of the office of district attorney in certain judicial districts, and duties and election of certain district attorneys.
SB 800 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a city, town, or village to make an agreement or contract with a conservation and reclamation district for the purchase of hydroelectric power or energy; providing for validation of certain agreements or contracts.
SB 855 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirements for permits and to permits for the transportation of water from the Edwards Underground Water District and to fees, notice of hearings, and hearings related to such.
SB 860 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to membership in and benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for elected class service.
SB 862 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain peace officers from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act.
SB 863 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to self-insurance for state colleges and universities for employee life, accident, and health insurance coverage.
SB 884 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the definition of water and sewer utilities and to their regulation; to the jurisdiction, powers and duties, and qualifications of members of the Texas Water Commission; to the jurisdiction and powers of municipalities and the Texas Department of Water Resources and its executive director; to the powers and duties of the general counsel; to rules and considerations for fixing or changing rates and for issuance of certificates of convenience and necessity; providing for hearings and for judicial review; providing for certain assessments and fees; providing enforcement procedures and penalties; repealing confliction laws.
SB 901 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids.
SB 916 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to costs incurred in the defense of certain claims for pecuniary damages in civil actions and the awarding of those costs by the court.
SB 942 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the clarification of the delegation of powers and duties by the Texas Board of Health; and declaring an emergency.
SB 943 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the terms of office of directors of certain general law water districts.
SB 972 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Authorizing certain investments of Texas insurance companies except those writing life, health and accident insurance; repealing laws in conflict and declaring an emergency.
SB 973 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to eligibility and payment for service credit and administration and application procedures in the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1203 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the administration and disbursement of federal community development block grant funds to certain cities and counties.
SB 1254 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to regulation of gas utilities.
SB 1360 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of and other provisions pertaining to the County Court at Law of Guadalupe County.
SB 1377 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the power and authority of certain cities and towns incorporated and operating under the general laws of this state to annex territory lying adjacent to said cities and towns and within the extraterritorial jurisdiction thereof; establishing annexation procedures and requirements; requiring the adoption of service plans and the provision of services to territory annexed pursuant to this Act; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1407 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, function, financing, and dissolution of, and annexation and exclusion of land from special utility districts.
SB 1434 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the sale of beer by general, local or branch distributors who have an assigned sales territory from manufacturers or nonresident manufacturers.
SCR 92 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Granting James S. Stallings permission to sue the state and the University of Texas System.
SJR 7 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the powers of state-chartered banks.
SJR 18 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing statutory provisions for succession of public office during disasters caused by enemy attack and authorizing the suspension of certain constitutional rules relating to legislative procedure during those disasters or during immediate threat of enemy attack.
SR 384 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Welcoming James Louis Clay, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 473 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Bradley Clark, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 474 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Nancy Jo Clark, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 475 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Melissa Clark, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 511 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Memorial resolution for Teodoro "Ted" Flores, Sr.
SR 666 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Authorizing Conference Committee on S.B. 232 to make certain changes in bill.
SR 759 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Memorial resolution for Judge Joe Campbell Wade.
SR 760 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Memorial resolution for Lieutenant Commander John David Austin, Jr.
68th 1st Called Session
SB 27 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to information required to be provided by public retirement systems.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 5 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to an increase in the benefits to certain annuities of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 9 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority for site development and construction.
SB 34 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the authority of the State Pension Review Board to transfer funds from one appropriation item to another.
SJR 1 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Elections
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a municipality that elects any part of its governing body from districts within the municipality to provide terms of office for its elected or appointed officers that are longer than two years but not longer than four years.
SR 87 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: In memory of Jake Obriotti.
SR 88 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: In memory of Joseph R. Straus, Sr.
SR 89 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Commending Jack Blanton.
67th Regular Session
SB 13 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.
SB 15 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authority to establish a foreign-trade zone in Rio Grande City.
SB 21 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Authorizing Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas to acquire by purchase, lease or otherwise and sell by installment sale and otherwise, land and facilities; making the act cumulative, providing for severability; and declaring an emergency.
SB 22 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the number of peace officers certain navigation districts may appoint.
SB 38 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to exemption from ad valorem taxation of nonprofit homes for the elderly or the handicapped that are exempt from federal income tax.
SB 73 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to water diverted by Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 and returned to the source from which it was taken; defining "surplus water."
SB 74 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the election and terms of the board of directors of the Wilson County Memorial Hospital District; validating certain elections.
SB 88 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the sale and use of fireworks.
SB 97 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to collection of the state hotel occupancy tax.
SB 119 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain peace officers from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act.
SB 137 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to state contributions to the Employees Retirements System of Texas.
SB 138 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to compensation and expenses of reserve deputy sheriffs and reserve deputy constables.
SB 150 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the disposition and amount of motor vehicle registration fees and fees for certificates of title and to certain charges; authorizing deferring time for remittance of funds and deposit in interest-bearing accounts; providing for competitive bids for road construction.
SB 160 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a former district judge to sit in a district court.
SB 169 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to payment of tuition and fees for members of the Texas National Guard attending postsecondary educational institutions.
SB 175 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to local option elections and certain duties of the city secretary in cities that lie in several counties.
SB 210 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to maximum rate of interest on extensions of credit to nonresident aliens and foreign corporations.
SB 217 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility of certain law enforcement and custodial officers for benefits from the state employees retirement system.
SB 218 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Removed from local and uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the property tax exemption for property of a nonprofit corporation held for development of a medical center.
SB 221 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to temporary diversion and use of water from international stream by holders of water rights.
SB 266 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Authorizing Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas to acquire by purchase, lease or otherwise and to lease or sell by installment sale and otherwise, land and facilities; making the Act cumulative; providing for severability.
SB 308 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of invention development services.
SB 331 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to administration, coverage, and taxation under state college and university employees health insurance.
SB 349 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment, funding, and uses of a judicial expense fund for the 25th and Second 25th District Courts.
SB 351 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to limits on insurance under certain policies of group life insurance.
SB 366 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the admission of public records kept by electronic data processing as evidence in the courts of this state.
SB 398 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to a research and development program for agriculturally derived fuels.
SB 399 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to an appropriation for loans to establish plants to make fuel from renewable energy resources.
SB 400 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to manufacture of alcohol for fuel and other nonbeverage purposes.
SB 401 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the awarding of costs incurred in the defense of certain claims for pecuniary damages in civil actions against public school districts.
SB 404 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to Laredo State University.
SB 414 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to reports of abortional acts.
SB 415 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation self-insurance and unfair or deceptive claims practices.
SB 446 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the Texas Municipal Retirement System, its membership, benefits, credits, administration, and funding.
SB 480 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain activities having to do with radioactive material; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation.
SB 523 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the distribution of motion pictures.
SB 562 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to regulation of animal dealers and retail pet vendors; providing a penalty.
SB 572 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Adding a new Section 2.26 to the Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act, as amended (Article 5547-201, et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), authorizing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the community centers for MHMR services established pursuant to said Act to require applicants for employment and existing employees to submit to fingerprinting as a requisite to their employment, or continued employment, authorizing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, any facility thereof or any community center to receive criminal history record information from the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the purpose of determining the qualifications and suitability of an applicant for employment or an employee and to deny employment applied for and to terminate an employee when it is determined that previous convictions of the applicant or employee indicates that such applicant or employee is not qualified or suitable.
SB 573 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Amending Section 61(a) of Chapter 294, Acts of the 65th Legislature, Regular Session, 1977, (codified as Section 61(a) of Article 5547-300 of Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); providing for fees for services and support and maintenance of residents and the obligations of parents therefor.
SB 584 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Providing that investment securities shall be eligible and lawful security for all deposits of public funds.
SB 585 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: To amend Chapter 10 of Title 28, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended, by adding Article 1113b, to permit a municipality to keep certain accounts and records on other than a cash basis to the extent permitted or required by generally accepted accounting principles.
SB 586 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment, qualifications, powers, and compensation of a special county judge in certain counties; requiring consent of commissioners court for service exceeding 15 days.
SB 587 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to powers of municipalities over the rates, operations, and services of electric utilities, the right of municipalities to participate in regulatory proceedings which affect the rates and services of electric utilities, the right of municipalities to be reimbursed for the reasonable costs of such participation, and the right of municipalities to participate in judicial proceedings resulting from regulatory actions affecting rates and services of electric utilities by amending Article III, Section 17 of the Public Utility Regulatory Act (Articles 1446c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 588 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the registration of public retirement systems; requiring semiannual reports; and providing procedures for enforcement.
SB 589 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to information provided by a public retirement system to its members and for public review; providing enforcement procedures.
SB 600 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Amending the Public Utility Regulatory Act, as amended (Article 1446c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), so as to provide a procedure for setting rates for certain water and sewer utilities; to provide for the amendment of the certified service areas of telecommunications utilities by the Public Utility Commission of Texas; to provide for the collection by the comptroller of public accounts of certain fees, penalties, and interest paid by utilites.
SB 608 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing certificates of obligation for the purchase of buildings.
SB 609 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the refunding of certain bonds and other obligations of cities, towns, and villages.
SB 665 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the collection of fees for boiler inspections and the issuance of Certificates of Operation.
SB 705 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Tort Claims Act to hospital districts.
SB 733 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to costs incurred in the defense of certain claims for pecuniary damages in civil actions and the awarding of such costs by the court.
SB 735 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of certain activities having to do with radioactive material and to certain powers of the Texas Radiation Control Agency; relating to membership of the Radiation Advisory Board; making an appropriation.
SB 741 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration and powers of the San Antonio River Authority and to the powers, elections, terms, and compensation of the board; validating proceedings, actions, and elections of the authority.
SB 816 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the judges of the county and district courts in Webb County.
SB 834 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and amount of benefits from the volunteer firefighters' relief and retirement fund.
SB 869 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles; authorizing contracts to indemnify the state for the costs resulting from damage to the highways.
SB 915 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to continuation of the functions of the Texas Water Well Drillers Board and regulation of water well drillers.
SB 946 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to regulation of sale and issuance of securities of mutual loan corporations, farmers' cooperative associations and farmers' cooperative societies.
SB 984 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the penalties for certain interest that is contracted for, charged, or received.
SB 1120 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to certain combinations of common carrier pipelines.
SB 1121 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of additional bailiffs for the central jury room and general panel in certain counties.
SB 1122 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authority to apply for and accept a grant to establish operate, and maintain trade zones by the City of El Paso and by the City of Laredo or an instrumentality of the City of Laredo.
SB 1130 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 291st Judicial District, composed of Dimmit, Maverick, and Zavala counties, and the office of district attorney of the 291st Judicial District.
SB 1166 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the Texas National Guard Armory Board.
SB 1227 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of four judicial districts composed of Bexar County.
SCR 5 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring a state policy regarding benefit increases by retirement systems.
SCR 31 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Commending Miss Elisa Garcia Lopez and recognizing her as a native Texan.
SCR 34 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Asa G. Fuller III permission to sue the state.
SCR 38 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Memorializing Congress to repeal national speed limit of 55 mph.
SCR 95 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United State to repeal the restrictions on natural gas.
SR 240 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Joaquin Gonzalez Cigarroa, Jr.
SR 250 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Elisa Garcia Lopez.
SR 257 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Armando Hinojosa.
SR 300 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Donald M. Yena.
SR 395 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to government class seniors, Southwest High School, San Antonio.
SR 416 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Robert E. Lee Elementary School, Eagle Pass.
SR 471 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to ninety students from Churchill High School in San Antonio.
SR 503 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to students from San Luis Elementary School of Eagle Pass.
SR 551 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to junior and senior government classes of Asherton High School and their teachers.
SR 561 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to the senior government class of Samuel Clements High School of Schertz.
SR 563 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to the eighth grade students of Benavides Junior High School.
SR 589 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to the 6th grade students of La Vernia.
SR 611 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to students of A. J. Briesemeister Middle School of Seguin, Texas.
SR 617 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to the students from Seguin High School, migrant class.
SR 631 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Alamo Heights Junior College in San Antonio.
SR 634 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the National Guard of Camp Mabry for their participation in Senator Traeger's Governor-for-a-Day festivities.
SR 635 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Asherton High School Band for its participation in Senator Traeger's Governor-for-a-Day festivities.
SR 636 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the San Antonio All-District Mariachi Band for its participation in Senator Traeger's Governor-for-a-Day festivities.
SR 637 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Army Reserve Officer's Training Corps of the University of Texas for its participation in Senator Traeger's Governor-for-a-Day festivities.
SR 638 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Texas Lutheran College Choir for its participation in Senator Traeger's Governor-for-a-Day festivities.
SR 639 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Seguin High School Chorus for its participation in Senator Traeger's Governor-for-a-Day festivities.
SR 640 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Longhorn Band of the University of Texas for its participation in Senator Traeger's Governor-for-a-Day festivities.
SR 756 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to the citizens and civic leaders of Duval County on receiving the 1981 Achievement Award of the National Association of Counties.
SR 791 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Directing the Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations to study investor-owned water.
SR 802 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Interpreting the Alcoholic Beverage Code to allow brewery products produced under a private label to be distributed to a single retailer bearing the same name as the private label.
67th 1st Called Session
SB 2 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to creation of the County Court at Law at Atascosa County.
SCR 1 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Granting Mission Insurance Company permission to sue the state.
SR 71 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Joe Stanfield, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 72 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Glenn Stanfield, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 195 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Commending Lois Root on her outstanding service to the State.
67th 3rd Called Session
SR 42 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. L. D. "Cricket" White.
SR 44 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Captain and Mrs. A. Y. Allee.
66th Regular Session
SB 12 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the McAllen Trade Zone, to establish sub-zones.
SB 40 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Water
Caption: Relating surface water contracts of the Edwards Underground Water District.
SB 41 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Edwards Underground Water District, including those of reporting violations and requiring well logs; authorizing a lien on land of not to exceed $100 under certain circumstances to cover expenses of capping wells.
SB 42 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to sale of certain tracts of public school land.
SB 43 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to supplemental service retirement benefits for certain peace officers and custodial officers; creating a fund from which supplemental benefit payments may be made and providing for funding and appropriations; relating to administration of the benefit program; providing penalties.
SB 49 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to validation of the incorporation, boundaries, and governmental proceedings of certain cities and towns; providing the extent of application of the Act.
SB 50 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Creating the Edwards Underground Water District.
SB 51 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to authorized activities of or in mixed beverage establishments in hotels.
SB 59 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to average weekly wages used in computing workers' compensation benefits.
SB 60 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to admission of certain evidence in appeals from decisions of the Industrial Accident Board.
SB 96 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to selection of practitioners under certain health and accident insurance policies.
SB 169 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to self-insurance by employers to cover worker's compensation and to surety bonds of self insurers.
SB 206 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the application of the state sales and use tax to certain medical products and appliances.
SB 389 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to local option alcoholic beverage elections in multicounty municipalities.
SB 390 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to membership, eligibility, and optional benefits in certain municipal retirement systems; and declaring an emergency.
SB 400 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the duties of the county attorney of Webb County.
SB 535 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to creation, jurisdiction, terms, judges, personnel, courtroom, and practice and procedures of the County Court at Law of Zapata County; and providing for transfer of cases and exchange of judges.
SB 536 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a procedure for changed rates by certain utilities pending final appeal of a rate of determination.
SB 537 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of the 25th and Second 25th Judicial Districts and creation of the office of District Attorney of the Second 25th Judicial District.
SB 538 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to compensation of members of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board.
SB 564 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the time period in which a retailer may accept sales and use tax resale or exemption certificates.
SB 592 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the change of the penalty for assessing property for taxes without state registration from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class C misdemeanor.
SB 637 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
Caption: Relating to the right to appeal certain judgments and sentences of justice or municipal court.
SB 709 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to charges for directory assistance calls made from a guest room at a hotel or motel.
SB 757 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to branch banking.
SB 758 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration and coverage of group life, accident, and health insurance and programs for college and university employees and retired employees and exemption from taxation of certain premiums.
SB 775 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the program for transfer of service credit between the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 812 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Providing for creditable service for retirement purposes in certain situations, providing an effective date; providing for repeal of conflicting provisions of statutes; and declaring an emergency.
SB 819 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motion picture distributors.
SB 820 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Notice given -1 hour to suspend rules to consider
Caption: Relating to procedures for the distribution of motion pictures; providing penalties and enforcement procedures.
SB 842 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the performance of abortions; providing penalties.
SB 878 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making more comprehensive the procedures the Texas National Guard Armory Board may follow in connection with the refunding of their bonds and other evidences of indebtedness; making the Act cumulative; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency.
SB 879 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to approval of containers of beer imported from a foreign country and packaged under the metric system.
SB 880 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of premium rates, rate schedules, classification of risks and reporting of experience on insured risks in this State.
SB 904 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to credits for supplemental benefit payments by certain political subdivisions, to be made to compensation awards by the Industrial Accident Board.
SB 905 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to notification of deed of trust sale to second lien holders.
SB 916 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to funding deferred compensation programs for certain public employees; including certain credit unions as institutions from which investment contracts may be purchased for funding deferred compensation programs.
SB 925 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to interest on loans made by banks and savings and loan associations at a rate at least as great as the maximum lawful interest rate for credit unions; providing for application of this Act to loans which are refinanced by agreement of the parties after the effective date; providing that the provision of this Act are cumulative of other laws now in effect which prescribe maximum rates of interest on any type of loans; and declaring an emergency.
SB 926 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the maximum rate of permitted on certain loans for business, investment, or agricultural purposes.
SB 927 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to management and preservation of municipal records.
SB 928 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the collection of specific information concerning optional retirement program participants.
SB 951 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to inclusion of certain utility property and the valuation used in public utility ratemaking and the calculation of depreciated expenses.
SB 974 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to disposition of funds received by the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators.
SB 990 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the penalties for certain usurious interest that is contracted for, charged, or received.
SB 1188 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to election and terms of office of the directors of the Wilson County Memorial Hospital District.
SB 1199 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to hunting of predators from aircraft in Starr County.
SB 1211 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the undertaking and financing of certain municipal public works or improvements in areas in need of rehabilitation.
SB 1217 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the filming of records of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, to effect of such films, and to destruction of the original records.
SB 1251 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governor to transfer certain programs of certain offices and agencies to other agencies.
SB 1252 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to winery permits and the commercial production of wine.
SCR 27 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
Caption: Memorializing Congress regarding repeal of 23 U.S.C. Section 154, requiring the 55mph speed limit.
SCR 52 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Motorola, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Comptroller of Public Accounts to recover Texas Franchise Tax allegedly overpaid, providing for services of citation on the Attorney General of texas and the Comptroller of Public Accounts, providing for proof of the alleged cause of action as in other civil suits, and reserving all defenses to the State of Texas.
SJR 23 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing county commissioners courts to establish separate boards of equalization.
SR 173 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to multihandicapped class of Floresville Intermediate School, Floresville.
SR 200 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Gordiano Vela and members of the Vela family.
SR 201 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Southwest Texas State University business law class and Marion Sturdivant, instructor.
SR 202 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to government classes of Roosevelt High School, San Antonio.
SR 243 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to sixth grade students from Eagle Pass.
SR 337 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Hospers.
SR 340 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Navarro Elementary School.
SR 352 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extemding welcome to Steve Johnson.
SR 355 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Seguin High School Migrant Program.
SR 357 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to government and history classes from Laredo State University.
SR 398 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to students from the Center of Academics and Counseling, Seguin.
SR 402 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Sarah Poerner.
SR 450 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Meredith Mallory, Tom Semmes and the Semmes Foundation.
SR 473 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Proclaiming May 8, 1979, as German-Texas Friendship Day.
SR 503 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Manfred J. Gerhardt.
SR 514 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Berta Puig, Mrs. Rosario Benivedez, Carmen Santos and Mrs. Mary Molina.
SR 718 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Instructing the chairman of the Subcommittee on Nominations to call meetings and public hearings during the interim for purpose of considering appointments which may be made by the Governor.
65th Regular Session
SB 26 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures for the sale of real property under a tax lien or by the state or taxing unit having acquired the property; and declaring an emergency.
SB 58 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 240th Judicial District, composed of Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, LaSalle, and Wilson counties.
SB 87 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain unauthorized alteration, transfer, redemption, use, or possession of food stamp coupons and of authorizations to purchase food stamp coupons; providing for aggregation of amounts in determining the grade of an offense; providing penalties.
SB 93 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act.
SB 95 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to providing retirement annuity insurance and group life, accident, and health insurance for employees of public community.junior colleges and state senior colleges and universities as defined in the Act and retired employees as defined in the Act; designating this Act as the "Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Act."
SB 136 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act.
SB 137 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain areas to the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority and to the power and authority of the district; giving cities within the district authority to contract with the district with regard to surface water for resale; restricting use of revenues from the sewage system of the district; requiring voter approval for issuance of certain bonds for use in connection with surface water.
SB 138 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Relating to a system of fiscal notes for certain bills and joint resolutions affecting units of local government; and declaring an emergency.
SB 139 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the election of directors of the Starr County Hospital District.
SB 147 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to activities which are permitted without a plumbing license including water treatment installations, exchanges, services, or repairs; defining water treatment; relating to the certification and regulation of installation, exchange, servicing, and repair of residential water treatment facilities.
SB 190 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the right to select a doctor of podiatric medicine to perform the services which fall within the scope of license of such doctor that are scheduled in a health or accident insurance policy, agreement, contract, or certificate; repealing laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith; and declaring an emergency.
SB 191 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, as amended, by adding a new section thereto, to be known as Section 6, to include services of doctors of podiatric medicine within the coverage of certain workmen's compensation laws; repealing laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith; and declaring an emergency.
SB 373 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the aggregate of water development bonds that may be issued for water quality enhancement purposes.
SB 417 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Motion lost
Caption: Relating to adoption of land use control measures to qualify for national flood insurance.
SB 543 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Adding a Section XIX, establishing a Supplemental Death Benefits Fund, providing for participation by municipalities, for eligibility for benefits in various circumstances, for beneficiaries entitled to funds, for the powers and duties of the board of trustees in administration and management of the fund.
SB 556 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to certain local option elections; amending Article I, Texas Liquor Control Act, as amended (Article 666-1 et seq., Vernon's Auxiliary Laws), by adding Subsection (b) to Section 32.
SB 619 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to misuse of rental linens or garments and their accessories; providing penalties; providing for aggregation of amounts involved in certain circumstances.
SB 656 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to reords of the State Board of Dental Examiners; relating to dentists dental hygenists, and others licensed or regulated by the board; making certain recrods open to the public; relating to incorporation of dental practice under the Texas Professional Corporation Act; providing for repeal of laws in conflict with this Act; providing for severability.
SB 657 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the practice and regulation of dentistry and dental gygiene; providing for fees, for compensation of the State Board of Dental Examiners, and for licensing of graduates of nonaccredited and foreign dental schools; providing for repeal of law in conflict with this Act; providing for severability.
SB 750 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the distribution of certain fiscal reports prepared by institutions of higher education.
SB 763 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to an election for the approval of regional or area-wide system or systems under the Texas Water Quality Act.
SB 764 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to administration and regulation of solid waste as defined in this Act by the Texas Department of Health Resources and the Texas Water Quality Board and by counties.
SB 765 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to administration of certain federal grants by the Texas Water Quality Board; providing for the payment by applicants of a grant processing fee to the Texas Water Quality Board.
SB 766 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to product liability.
SB 792 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Amending Chapter 127, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967 as amended (Article 6228g, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), established and governing the Texas County and District Retirement System; providing that a participating subdivision under stated conditions may elect to cause benefit credits of nonretired seniors, and future payments of existing benefits that were originally calculated on less than full salary of the member, to be recalculated and allowed on a full-salary basis; providing that this Act shall take effect January 1, 1978; declaring the Act to be severable.
SB 793 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Chapter 127, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967, as amended (Article 6228g, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to the Texas County and District Retirement System and age limit for participation and interest as follows; authorizing the board of trustees of the system ot make valuation increases in future payments of certain current service annuities and prior service annuities; declaring the Act to be severable.
SB 801 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to underground storage of natural gas.
SB 868 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the delivery of mixed beverages, wine, and beer to hotel rooms.
SB 875 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Permitting management of street transportation systems to be placed with the governing body of a city or a board of trustees whether the system is encumbered or not.
SB 910 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Amending Sections 3 and 7, Chapter 99, Acts of the 56th Legislature, Regular Session, 1959, creating the Edwards Underground Water District (Article 8280-219, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) by changing and adding to the powers and duties of the district requiring elections in connection with making certain rules and regulations and setting fees; changing the compensation of directors.
SB 973 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the control of pullorum disease and fowl typhoid; providing penalties.
SB 974 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain land added to water control and improvement districts and the procedures therefor.
SB 991 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to surplus water diverted by holders of water rights.
SB 1017 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the membership of the juvenile boards in the 81st Judicial District and the compensation of members.
SB 1018 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation, purposes, powers, duties, operation, expansion, and financing of water import authorities; providing penalties.
SB 1058 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Caption: Relating to local participation in meeting the requirements of the Texas Health Planning and Development Act.
SB 1082 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payment of certain fees for water permits; validating certain water permits as to payment of fees; containing other provisions relating to the subject.
SB 1111 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to mailing cancellation and nonrenewal notices on policies of insurance.
SB 1183 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to participation in the Texas Employee Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act.
SB 1188 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, and financing of Wilson County Memorial Hospital District of Wilson County, Texas; authorizing the transfer to the district of county or city owned hospitals.
SB 1246 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the transfer of custody, care, and control of part of the property known as Alamo Park Complex to the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
SB 1261 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to validation of certain actions of the Texas Aeronautics Commission.
SB 1268 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Employment Commission to sell and convey certain land located in the city of Laredo, Webb County, Texas; prescribing the procedures, terms, and conditions of sale and disposition of the proceeds.
SB 1298 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties; changing the dates of the primaries and certain conventions and related actions.
SB 1318 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the open season for hunting quail in Jim Hogg County.
SCR 10 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Inviting T.R. Fehrenbach to address joint session on Texas Independence Day, 1977.
SCR 55 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Sent to Governor
Caption: Granting Sue Greer permission to sue the state.
SCR 105 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Requesting the Governor to return HB 1660 to the senate for further consideration.
SCR 114 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Requesting return of S.B. No. 875 from the governor for reconsideration.
SR 158 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Devine High School.
SR 160 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Requesting the Lieutenant Governor to appoint a Texas respresentative to accompany Mexico President Jose Lopez Portillo to Washington, D.C.
SR 458 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. J. K. Montgomery.
SR 670 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to St. James School 8th Grade Class.
SR 736 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Senator Frank Lombardino.
65th 1st Called Session
SB 3 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to participation in the National Flood Insurance Program.
SB 4 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the Wilson County Memorial Hospital District.
SCR 9 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting C. Woodrow Deal permission to sue the state.
SCR 13 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Authorizing the house and senate to contract with the Legislative Information System of Texas (LIST) to provide an interactive budgeting and monitoring system.
65th 2nd Called Session
SCR 14 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Granting Delta Electric Construction Company, Inc. permission to sue the state.
64th Regular Session
SB 14 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of juvenile boards and the office of juvenile probation officer for certain counties; making other provisions relative to the boards and the probation programs.
SB 18 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to providing group life, accident, and health insurance on state employees as defined in the Act; authorizing the trustee to provide protection against loss of salary and other coverages; designating this Act as the "Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act"; defining terms; stating legislative purposes and policies; vesting authority in a State Board of Trustees as designated therein to implement, administer, and carry out the purposes of the Act; providing certain powers, duties, and responsibilities of such board and the State Board of Insurance; authorizing certain specifications, procedures, and practices in regard to providing insurance coverages and benefits; creating the Group Insurance Advisory Committee and providing for its membership and duties and payment of expenses; creating the Employees Life, Accident and Health Insurance and Benefits Fund; authorizing coverage for dependents; excepting certain employees from provisions of the Act for a period of time; providing certain regulations as to and qualifications of insurance carriers; placing certain duties on carriers; providing for competitive bidding by carriers; protecting the fund created by this Act and interests of insureds against execution, attachment, or garnishment or other process and forbidding assignment; providing order of precedence and escheat provisions in regard to death claims; specifying the sources for payment of premiums and providing for allocation and appropriation of the contribution by the state; providing for coverage of the surviving spouse and dependents of an employee or retiree under certain circumstances; providing a repealing clause; providing an effective date and transition procedures; making the provisions of this Act severable.
SB 141 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Motion to suspend rules lost
Caption: Amending Subchapter D of Chapter 9 of the Business & Commerce Code, as amended, by adding thereto a new Section 9.410 which exempts the secretary of state, his employees, and agents and the county clerk, his employees, and agents from personal liability by reason of any error or omission in the performance of any duty under Chapter 9 of the Business & Commerce Code, except in case of willful negligence.
SB 284 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Webb County; defining its jurisdiction and conforming its jurisdiction to that of the county court and the district court; providing transition procedures; fixing terms; providing for the election, qualifications, term of office, and compensation of the judge; providing for the necessary officials and personnel; making other provisions relative to the court.
SB 318 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
Caption: Allowing cities in certain circumstances to bring suit for the collection of delinquent city sales, excise and use taxes.
SB 345 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing that a state employee continuously employed for six months may be paid in a lump sum for vacation time duly accrued at the time of separation from state employment.
SB 377 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the membership and per diem of members of the State Soil Conservation Board.
SB 378 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to a system of fiscal notes for certain bills and joint resolutions affecting units of local government.
SB 426 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the terms of office of directors of telephone cooperatives.
SB 427 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers of telephone cooperatives.
SB 432 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Amending Chapter 75, Acts of the Regular Session of the 50th Legislature.
SB 452 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to bids on contracts of the San Antonio River Authority and to the authority of the manager to execute contracts.
SB 481 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Authorizing a physician, staff member, or employee of a hospital to refrain on moral or religious grounds from participating in an abortion without penalty; prohibiting discrimination in hiring or grounds of objection to abortion.
SB 515 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 237th Judicial District, composed of Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, LaSalle, and Wilson counties.
SB 528 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to the appointment of warrant officers by the governing body of a city, town, or village to execute writs and process issued by municipal courts; defining the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of such officers and providing for their bonding and compensation.
SB 529 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to dental peer review or grievance committees, defining such committee or committees; providing for the election of the membership of such committees; limiting liability of members, consultants, and witnesses thereto; providing for an appeals committee, rules and regulations, and for disqualification of members under certain conditions.
SB 530 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to redefining and clarifying the definition of the practice of dentistry in Texas.
SB 578 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the creation of and annexation of land to pollution control districts within the San Antonio River Authority and to the financing of these districts.
SB 612 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the performance of water treatment installations, exchanges, services, or repairs permitted with a plumbing license or when certified by the Domestic Water Supply Branch of the Division of Environmental Engineering of the State Health Department.
SB 630 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain areas to the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority.
SB 698 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to the provision of intrastate air service.
SB 699 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a juvenile board in each of the counties of Colorado, Lavaca, Gonzales, and Guadalupe; providing for a juvenile officer in each county; providing for compensation for the judges and officers and for their powers and duties.
SB 843 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Eliminating the requirement that a county clerk obtain an errors and omissions insurance policy.
SB 844 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment, maintenance and operation of post-graduate educational and training courses and programs in podiatry.
SB 856 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to abolishing the offices of county superintendent of schools and the county board of school trustees in La Salle County.
SB 859 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the licensing of licensed state land surveyors as defined in this Act and the creation, administration, powers, duties, and functions of the Board of Examiners of Licensed State Land Surveyors; providing a penalty; providing for examination and qualification of applicants for license; providing the jurisdiction, authority, duties, and compensation of a licensed state land surveyor; providing for bonding and for a seal of office; providing the authority and duties of a county surveyor and a county clerk; providing for revocation of license under certain circumstances and for hearings and appeals; providing for recording of field notes and access to records; providing for fees and their disposition; providing the extent of application of this Act.
SB 868 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to disqualification of members of governing boards of certain districts created under Article III, Section 52, and Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution.
SB 930 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to compensation paid to the owners of cattle exposed to bovine brucellosis.
SB 931 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to unauthorized possession and certain unauthorized uses of food stamp coupons and of authorization to purchase food stamp coupons.
SB 944 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Appropriating state funds to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, for allocation to a junior college district to establish an occupational extension center; providing for the federal funds for the center.
SB 1016 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to tuition exemptions for members of the national guard who attend state-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 1028 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the rights, powers, authority, privileges, and functions of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority; making certain provisions as to bonds and notes, offices, records, and audits of the district; finding notice of intention to introduce this Act; excepting from application or effect of this Act litigation begun prior to its effective date which questions the legality of acts or proceedings of the board or district.
SB 1032 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Granting cities and towns the power and right to lease oil, gas or mineral lands in such manner and upon such terms as the governing body of such town or city may determine.
SB 1051 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the tax on the first sale of certain cigars.
SB 1089 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the power of certain local governments to construct, acquire, improve, enlarge, and operate sport centers, to contract with other entities for performance of functions authorized by the Act, and to finance them through the issuance of revenue bonds; providing procedures for the issuance of bonds or refunding bonds and for their security; providing terms and conditions of the bonds and for investment and use of proceeds; providing the characteristics of the bonds and their eligibility for investments and security for deposit of public funds; prohibiting payment of bonds from funds raised or to be raised from taxes.
SB 1092 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the open season for the taking of quail in McMullen County.
SCR 38 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United States to prevent any ban on the manufacture of firearms ammunition by the Federal Consumer Products Safety Commission; providing that official copies of this resolution be prepared and forwarded to the President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, and to all members of the Texas delegation to the congress with the request that this resolution be entered officially in the Congressional Record as a memorial to the Congress of the United States.
SCR 67 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting permission to Odo J. Riedel and Lucille Riedel to sue the State of Texas for their relief to which they are entitled concerning their claim; providing that in the event suit is filed, service of citation and other required process be made on the Attorney General of Texas, and that the suit be tried as other civil suits; providing that nothing in this resolution may be construed as an admission by the State of Texas, or any of its employees, agents, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, of liability or of the truth of any allegation asserted by the claimants, but the alleged cause of action must be proved under the laws of this state as in other civil cases; providing that nothing in this resolution may be construed as a waiver of any defense of fact or law available to the State of Texas or to any of its employees, agents, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, but every defense is specifically reserved.
SJR 25 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Consideration postponed
Caption: Amending Constitution to change the per diem and expenses for members of Legislature.
SJR 45 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution to give Legislature power to authorize cities, counties, or other municipal corporations to lend credit or things of value for public purposes.
SJR 47 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution to give cities, towns and counties the power to issue revenue bonds for certain purposes.
SJR 63 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution to authorize certain transfers of publicly-owned urban property to private individuals for restoration and preservation and to authorize certain ad valorem tax exemptions.
SR 72 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending welcome to Richard Bennett.
SR 180 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Extending congratulations to Texas Lutheran College Football Team.
63rd Regular Session
SB 14 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Vetoed by Governor
Caption: Relating to the fiscal year of the state.
SB 67 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to property tax exemptions for property of a nonprofit corporation owned and held for use in the development of a certain medical center in which the nonprofit corporation has donated land for a medical, dental, or nursing school or for another medical educational institution, and not used for profit.
SB 92 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Providing for an alternative method of certifying sickness or physical disability for absentee voting purposes by a licensed nursing home administrator when the person applying is in residence at a duly licensed nursing home, custodial care home, or other such institution.
SB 105 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Relating to the time for payment of special $1 fee for certain receipts and certificates issued by tax assessor-collectors; removing provisions providing that the payment of the fees is a condition precedent to the validity of the receipt or certificate; removing certain provisions relating to appropriations.
SB 106 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the role and scope of Texas A&I University at Laredo.
SB 126 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the exempting of certain veterans from fees at state supported institutions of higher education.
SB 127 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authority of an insurer to designate an particular practitioner or practitioners of the healing arts in a policy of accident and sickness insurance and making certain provisions for advertising and dissemination of information of insurance coverage by practitioners of the healing arts or associations of such practitioners; relating to the applicability of this Act to certain existing policies and all accident and sickness policies issued after the effective date of the Act; providing for severability.
SB 176 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Providing for the revocation of the driver's license and the application of penalties to habitual traffic law violators.
SB 187 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of mutual aid law enforcement task forces by agreement between counties or municipalities.
SB 277 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the authority of an insurer to designate a particular practitioner or practitioners of the healing arts in a policy of accident and sickness insurance and making certain provisions for advertising and dissemination of information of insurance coverage by practitioners of the healing arts or associations of such practitioners; relating to the applicability of this Act to certain existing policies and all accident and sickness policies issued after the effective date of the Act; providing for severability.
SB 299 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the names, including trade names and assumed names, under which podiatrists may conduct their practices; providing penalties.
SB 382 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Exempting licensed manufacturers and distributors of beer and licensed wholesalers of malt liquor from obtaining resale certificates on sales to licensed retailers.
SB 433 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the penalty for failing to file certain reports with the Texas Water Rights Commission.
SB 434 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to supervisory authority of the Texas Water Commission over certain water districts.
SB 435 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the audit of the fiscal accounts of water districts; prescribing certain qualifications of the person making the audit; making certain requirements as to form and content and filing of the audit; imposing certain rights and duties on the Texas Water Rights Commission and duties on local officials of the district with reference to the audit and fiscal records of the district.
SB 436 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of the term "district" and to the qualifications and election procedures in district elections.
SB 437 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to furnishing copies of petitions to create certain special districts.
SB 438 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to disqualifications of persons to serve as tax assessors and collectors of certain water districts; providing for replacement of disqualified persons; defining the phrase "developer of property in the district"; providing penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 466 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to terms of office of directors of certain water supply corporations and sewer service corporations.
SB 618 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, function, operation, administration, and financing of the Starr County Hospital District of Starr County, Texas; and to the powers, duties and responsibilities of the Board of Trustees in connection therewith; providing procedures for the issuance of bonds, for the characteristics of such bonds, for their status as legal investments and as security for public funds; providing for court actions and appeals.
SB 636 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to number of signatures of qualified voters necessary to require the submission of charter amendments.
SB 637 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Relating to providing group life, accident and health insurance and benefits coverages on employees of the State of Texas; designating this Act as the "Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act"; defining terms; stating legislative purposes and policies; vesting authority in a State Board of Trustees as designated therein to implement, administer and carry out the purposes of the Act; providing certain powers, duties, and responsibilities of such board; authorizing certain specifications, procedures and practices in regard to providing insurance coverages and benefits; creating the Employees Life, Accident and Health Insurance and Benefits Fund; authorizing coverage for dependents; exempting certain employees from provisions of the Act; providing certain regulations as to insurance carriers; protecting interests of insureds against execution, attachment or garnishment; providing order or precedence and escheat provisions in regard to death claims; creating a Group Insurance Advisory Committee; providing for appropriations by the legislature and specifying the sources for payment of premiums; providing a repealing clause; making the provisions of this Act severable.
SB 671 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of the business of making bond in criminal and quasi-criminal cases; providing certain penalties.
SB 753 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to clergyman-penitent privilege.
SB 846 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, and operation of the Nueces River Authority; amending Chapter 427, Acts of the 44th Legislature, 1st Called Session, 1935, as amended (Article 8280-115, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
SB 872 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of public employees to enter into a deferred compensation plan and authorizing the purchase of insurance and annuity contracts and mutual fund contracts; and declaring an emergency.
SB 877 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the delivery of wine and beer to hotel rooms by Mixed Beverage Permittees; amending Subsection (22), Section 15, Article I, Texas Liquor Control Act, as amended (Article 666-15, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); and declaring emergency.
SB 884 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 25th Judicial District; amending Subdivision 25, Article 199, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; and declaring an emergency.
SB 907 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain rendering plants.
SB 931 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing certain regulations as to the interest fund and investment of assets of the Texas Municipal Retirement System; providing exemption from certain taxes.
SB 941 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to mutual fire protection agreements between a Texas border city and its corresponding border city in the Republic of Mexico and the duty status of a Texas fireman responding to a call for fire fighting assistance under the agreement.
SB 973 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to and authorizing additional methods of providing group dental heath care; providing for repeal of conflicting laws; providing for severability.
SB 976 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Providing for a central record of all incorporated cities, towns, and villages of every class in this state, their boundaries, annexations, disannexations, mergers, consolidations, dissolutions and dates of incorporation; containing a provision relating to the effective date of all such annexations, disannexations, mergers, consolidations and dissolutions; requiring an annual report by cities, towns and villages having a population of less than 600 inhabitants according to the last preceding federal census; providing for certification of inactive municipal corporations to the attorney general; providing for severability.
SB 984 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Votes recorded
Caption: To authorize municipalities to implement community development programs with federal funds; defining terms; authorizing cities to acquire land for resale when necessary in community development; requiring correction of slum and blighted conditions prior to sale or as a conditions of sale; requiring deed restrictions consistent with defined community development programs; requiring adherence with laws governing municipal indebtedness; authorizing loans and grants of federal money for certain purposes and in certain circumstances; authorizing use of local funds for administrative purposes; providing severability.
SB 993 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to certain local option elections.
SJR 25 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution authorizing the legislature to exempt certain water supply corporations and cooperatives from the property tax on certain facilities.
SJR 29 Author: Traeger, John
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize cities, towns, and villages to levy such ad valorem taxes as are sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on their general obligations hereafter lawfully issued; placing restrictions on the issuance of such general obligations; and providing for the submission of said constitutional amendment to a vote.
SR 657 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Commending Sir Knight Wintford H. Owen of Seguin, Right Eminent Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of Texas.
SR 744 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Congratulatory resolution for Mrs. Nelson G. Wolff.
63rd 1st Called Session
SR 33 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Requesting State Board of Insurance to promulgate a rule or regulation determining premium for motor vehicle insurance in certain instances.
62nd Regular Session
HB 30 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the decoration to be awarded to any member of the military forces for the state, whose performance has been such as to merit recognition for services performed in a superior and clearly outstanding manner.
HB 31 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating tuition fees at state institutions of collegiate rank.
HB 37 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to holding of elections for the consolidation of cities.
HB 76 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the "Professional Services Procurement Act," relating to and establishing state policies and procedures for the procurement of professional services of architects, optometrists, certified public accountants, physicians, surgeons, and registered engineers, by agencies and departments of the state of Texas, political subdivisions, counties, municipalities, districts, public authorities or publicly-owned utilities.
HB 112 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to entitlement of certain persons for credit under the Employees Retirement System.
HB 144 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the composition of the National Guard Armory Board.
HB 402 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain cities or towns to provide for unpaid reserve policemen or unpaid auxiliary policemen under certain conditions.
HB 555 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to validating proceedings relating to the creation and establishment of the Guadalupe County Water Control and Improvement District Number One as well as the proceedings relating to the issuance of bonds by the said district.
HB 589 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the power of the San Antonio River Authority to construct, own, operate, maintain or otherwise provide sewage gathering, treatment and/or disposal services, including solid waste disposal services, in certain counties.
HB 646 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the authorizing cooperation and contracts among political subdivisions and agencies of this state.
HB 681 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Article II of the Texas Liquor Control Act; relating to tax imposed on certain beer production.
HB 779 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to textbooks for children enrolled in kindergarten classes in the public schools of the state.
HB 780 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to providing that a public school kindergarten may be operated on a half-day basis or a full-day basis at the option of the governing board of the school district.
HB 807 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas State Board of Landscape Irrigation.(The Landscape Irrigation Act of 1971)
HB 824 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to extending the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission over wildlife resources in Kendall County through December 31, 1977.
HB 825 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to Banking Board members being indebted to or holding an interest in a state bank; providing penalties.
HB 842 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to authorizing districts to develop water resources and/or to acquire and improve water related land areas for public recreation purposes.
HB 890 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the fiscal year of the State.
HB 965 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to service credits under the Municipal Retirement System.
HB 966 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the compensation of state military forces while on active service.
HB 1118 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to establishing the grounds on which the State Board of Podiatry Examiners may refuse to admit a person to examination or to license a person to practice podiatry.
HB 1339 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority."
HB 1633 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Kerr County to quitclaim to the County of Kendall all right, title, and interest of the County of Kerr in and to two certain described tracts of land in the town of Comfort, Texas.
HB 1720 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining the word "premise" in connection with the sale of alcoholic beverages.
HB 1858 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to reducing the rate of the motor fuels tax and to provide for the distribution of the motor fuels tax; amending the allocation of funds in the Omnibus Tax Clearance Fund; providing an effective date.
HB 1888 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the composition of the 198th Judicial District.
HCR 185 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Hilda B. Weinert.
HJR 4 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article VIII of the Texas Constitution by adding a new section known as Section 1-f, providing that a surviving spouse, who disposes of an existing residential homestead and acquires a new home, may dedicate a new residential homestead with the same ad valorem tax exemption as a residential homestead of a married person, or the head of a family.
HJR 58 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide an annual salary of $20,000 for the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives, and $9,000 for members of the Senate and House of Representatives and to extend to 140 days of the regular per diem allowance of the members of the Legislature.
HJR 73 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Proposing an amendment to remove the limitation of $2.50 minimum tax rate on $100.00 of property valuation.
HJR 92 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing for an orderly procedure for the preparation of a state budget.
HJR 95 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide a salary of $22,500 for the Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HR 10 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Providing for a picture panel of the Members of the House.
62nd 1st Called Session
HB 2 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the taxation and regulation of the importation, sale, preparation, and service of certain alcoholic beverages, providing for administration and enforcement under regulations promolugated by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, and prescribing penalties; providing for effective dates of taxes levied or changed herein.
HB 9 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to fees which county clerks and county recorders shall receive for their services.
HB 10 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to fees which county clerks and clerks of county courts shall receive for their services.
62nd 4th Called Session
HB 70 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to eligibility for retirement of Justices, Judges, and Commissioners in appellate district courts.
HB 71 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to eligibility for credit under the Employees Retirement System for certain retired military personnel.
HCR 4 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Memorializing Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment relating to not assigning nor compelling a student to attend any particular public school on account of race, religion, color or national origin.
HCR 39 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Suspending Joint Rules to permit consideration of H.C.R. No. 4.
61st Regular Session
HB 5 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the State of Texas, any department, board, agency, or instrumentality of the State of Texas, any municipal corporation, any political subdivision, any district and any body politic and corporate of the State of Texas which is now or may hereafter be authorized by law to issue and sell bonds, notes, or other obligations payable from taxes, or revenues, or both, may issue and sell such bonds, notes, or other obligations at any price or prices and bearing interest at any rate or rates, provided that the net effective interest rate, as herein defined, shall not exceed six and one-half per cent per annum; making certain qualifications and exceptions; enacting other provisions related to the subject.
HB 6 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to amending the Healing Art Identification Act to provide the identification which shall be used by persons licensed to practice the healing art by the State Board of Podiatry Examiners.
HB 7 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the protection of the public safety in the operation of machines and mechanized rides, games, exhibits, and displays by persons operating carnivals and fairs and providing penalties for violation.
HB 8 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the redefinition of certain contractors and repairmen.
HB 108 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to creating a time limitation within which actions must be brought against any registered or licensed engineer or architect in this state performing or furnishing design, planning or inspection of construction of any structure or improvement thereon.
HB 122 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to amending Chapter 75, Acts of the Regular Session, 50th Legislature, which established the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 382 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the destruction of old chattel mortgages and chattel mortgage records in certain counties.
HB 383 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to providing the formula for ad valorem taxation of domestic insurance companies; providing for severability; repealing laws in conflict; and fixing an effective date.
HB 385 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943 pertaining to the qualifications of directors of State Banks.
HB 632 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the granting of emergency leave to state employees who are members of the National Guard, if called to active duty by the governor.
HB 799 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Legislature of the State of Texas to make appropriations to cities to supplement salaries of policemen and firemen.
HB 800 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 240th Judicial District and the office of the District Attorney for the 240th Judicial District.
HB 801 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the service and duties of the National Guard and other State Military Forces and to the awards, decorations, and medals of these Forces.
HB 802 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to removing Kendall County from the Blanco Memorial Hospital District.
HB 1346 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the office of county superintendent in certain counties.
HB 1416 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to changing the qualifications of directors of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority but providing the board of directors shall be a state board; conforming the fees to directors to the provisions of general law, etc.
HB 1470 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act relating to the status of a holder of a Distiller's Permit when the sale of distilled spirits has been prohibited by local option election in the area in which such permittee is located.
HJR 25 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that no more than six proposed constitutional amendments may be placed on the ballot for any one election.
61st 2nd Called Session
HB 70 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to creating the 201st Judicial District; providing for its court and for the jurisdiction, terms, personnel, administration, and practice of the court, etc.
60th Regular Session
HB 71 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to authorizing the annexation of streets, highways, and alleys by the governing bodies of certain cities; prescribing the method for such annexation.
HB 108 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to disability compensation and death benefits to be awarded when members of the military forces of the state are killed or incur a disability while performing a military duty.
HB 207 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns, and villages, by majority vote of the qualified voters of any such city, town, or village, voting at an election held for that purpose, to impose a local sales and use tax of one percent (1%) on the sale or use of certain tangible personal property in such cities, towns, and villages; providing for penalty.
HB 226 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the forwarding and counting of returns for members of the Legislature and issuance of certificates of election to members of the Legislature.
HB 233 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to supplementing salary of the District Attorney of the 25th Judicial District.
HB 406 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to revising and rearranging certain statutes relating to the Texas National Guard Armory Board.
HB 558 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the permanent building to be erected at HemisFair.
HB 590 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relative to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Comal and Tom Green Counties to the list of counties regulated, repealing conflicting Acts.
HB 674 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to a decoration to be awarded to any member of the military forces of the state who shall distinguish himself by exceptionally outstanding achievement or service to the state in the performance of a military duty of great responsibility.
HB 700 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the office of county superintendent in certain counties.
HB 701 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the annual salaries of assistants to the county school superintendent in certain counties.
HB 862 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas so as to provide the formula for ad valorem taxation of domestic insurance companies; fixing an effective date.
HB 863 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to creating the County Court at Law of Guadalupe County.
HB 884 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to permitting any member of the Teacher Retirement System who has heretofore performed active military service as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States during World War II or a period of 12 months thereafter to make deposits with the Teacher Retirement System and receive current membership service credit for each creditable year of military service.
HB 1068 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to requiring the State Board of Insurance to compile and provide upon request at a set charge a list of fire losses to cities and towns before setting fire and lightning insurance rates.
HB 1111 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the defacing or damaging of caves or caverns; providing a penalty.
HB 1245 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Colonia-Chaparral Municipal Utility District in Guadalupe County as a conservation and reclamation district.
HB 1330 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to areas to be served by the Lower Colorado River Authority and the uses to which the proceeds of bonds issued by the District may be put.
HJR 14 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for an annual salary of $18,000 for the Lieutenant Governor and for the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HJR 64 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to allow an annual salary in an amount to be fixed by the Legislature for the Lieutenant Governor.
60th 1st Called Session
HB 19 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to tuition fees charged by state supported colleges and universities.
59th Regular Session
HB 4 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns, and villages to impose by majority vote of the qualified voters of any such city, town, or village voting at an election held for that purpose a local retail sales tax of one half of one per cent or of one percent on the sale of certain tangible personal property.
HB 59 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code relative to the right of a patient, who is a member of A Group Hospital Service Corporation, to obtain the services of any licensed doctor of medicine, doctor of Osteopathy or doctor of Podiatry or Chiropody.
HB 110 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to apportioning the State of Texas into congressional districts.
HB 150 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to change the date on which the returns are canvassed and election certificates are issued to persons elected to the State Senate and House of Representatives.
HB 151 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting purchases or knowingly making available alcoholic beverages for persons under 21 years of age.
HB 152 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statutes relative to competitive bids by Texas public school boards.
HB 153 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to raising the prima facie maximum speed limit for certain trucks.
HB 154 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to permitting a person holding a valid license as an operator to drive certain motor vehicles.
HB 256 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proof of payment of certain ad valorem taxes before renewal of registration of a passenger car.
HB 361 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by vesting the power and authority in the Commission to approve deposits by a motor carrier of United States Government bonds or cash, in lieu of bonds and/or insurance.
HB 382 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relative to the seal of office of a notary public.
HB 388 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to validating the incorporation of all cities and towns having a population of more than five thousand inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census, incorporated, or attempted to be incorporated, and now operating under the General Laws of Texas.
HB 479 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that orphans of members of the Texas National Guard and the Texas Air National Guard killed since January 2, 1946, while on active duty may receive benefits by way of exemption from certain fees at state-supported institutions of higher learning.
HB 496 Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for run-offs in special elections for State Senator and State Representative; amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 905 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to the hunting of axis deer in Kendall County.
HJR 8 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas allowing an annual salary in an amount to be fixed by the Legislature for the Lieutenant Governor and for the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and increasing the per diem allowance of Members of the Legislature.
58th Regular Session
HB 630 Author: Traeger, John
Caption: Relating to providing that where the board of equalization has raised the assessment of any person's property, then the written notice to the owner of the property shall describe the rendered property on which the assessment is to be raised, and the figure to which the board intends to raise it.