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Legislation authored by Teel Bivins

Includes legislation with Teel Bivins as the primary author for the 71st through 78th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

78th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: General Appropriations Bill.
SB 254 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to representation of a person for compensation before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature.
SB 422 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding motor vehicle insurance and proof of financial responsibility; providing penalties.
SB 569 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Air Force Association license plates.
SB 570 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the Hemphill County Hospital District.
SB 824 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste.
SB 892 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of the board of managers of certain emergency communication districts.
SB 893 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain procedures in a teacher suspension or contract termination hearing.
SB 894 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the reporting and auditing requirements relating to school dropouts and to the use of compensatory education funds.
SB 895 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the conducting of a driver education course by certain family members of the student.
SB 896 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to tax refunds and credits.
SB 1128 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Joint Admission Medical Program.
SB 1129 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of certain laboratory analyses of physical evidence or statements as to the chain of custody of physical evidence.
SB 1306 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing.
SB 1307 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the treatment for school finance purposes of ad valorem taxes levied against certain property owned by debtors in bankruptcy proceedings.
SB 1308 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the collection of motor fuel taxes; providing penalties.
SB 1366 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to eligibility under the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program.
SB 1624 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to security requirements for the deposit of school district funds.
SB 1860 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations and making reductions in current appropriations.
SB 1861 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.
SB 1862 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to health and human services.
SB 1863 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities.
SB 1864 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities.
SB 1865 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the delay or deferral of certain payments and transfers by the comptroller of public accounts.
SB 1866 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities.
SB 1867 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to revenue available to the state as a result of the tobacco settlement.
SB 1868 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to powers of the governor as the chief executive officer of the state and the organization and efficiency of state agencies.
SB 1869 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain regulatory entities.
SB 1870 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the transfer of available funds between funds managed by or in the custody of the comptroller of public accounts for the purpose of managing the cash flow of the general revenue fund; making an appropriation.
SB 1871 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies.
SB 1872 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain individuals and governmental entities.
SB 1873 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental educational entities and to other fiscal matters involving certain governmental educational entities.
SB 1911 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Downtown Midland Management District; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds.
SCR 2 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating John Younger of Midland on being named Top Hand by the Permian Basin Petroleum Association.
SCR 3 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Providing for the inauguration of the Lieutenant Governor and the Governor, and to canvass the votes of the general election.
SCR 17 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the artists and arts patrons who are being honored at the Texas Medal of Arts Awards on March 25, 2003.
SCR 38 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending General Tommy Ray Franks for his service on behalf of our country.
SCR 39 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of J. Hugh Liedtke of Houston.
SCR 47 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of William H. Collyns of Midland.
SCR 57 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Stanley Allen Wiley of Amarillo.
SCR 68 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459.
SCR 69 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459.
SR 50 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Parenting Coordinating Council.
SR 62 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. John S. Farquhar for his service to veterans.
SR 69 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Wanda Mills on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 88 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2003, as Midland-Odessa Day at the State Capitol.
SR 89 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Herman and Alice Ochs on their 70th wedding anniversary.
SR 174 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2003, as Panhandle Day at the State Capitol.
SR 210 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the sponsors of the fifth biennial Texas Capitol Schoolhouse event at the State Capitol.
SR 352 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joe B. and Margaret Taylor of Longview on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 357 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending best wishes for a successful West Texas State Barbecue Championship.
SR 368 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 19, 2003, as Firefighters Day at the State Capitol.
SR 397 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the girls basketball team of Canyon High School in Canyon for winning a state championship.
SR 398 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Joe Lombard of Canyon for his coaching career.
SR 445 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 9, 2003, as Big Spring Area Day at the State Capitol.
SR 613 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jerry Hodge of Amarillo for being selected 2002 Tri-State Fair Cowboy of the Year.
SR 722 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Rainbow Pawz for its commitment to helping "man's best friend" overcome canine cancer.
SR 952 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1567.
SR 978 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Christopher Ryan Briones of Amarillo.
SR 1039 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 7.
SR 1040 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1.
SR 1046 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3459.
78th 1st Called Session
SB 23 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to appropriating the fees relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians collected by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation under House Bill No. 1487, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003.
SB 24 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Texas Animal Health Commission under House Bill No. 2328, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003.
SR 8 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jim and Peggy Hawkins of Fort Stockton on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 120 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sarah and EJ Nader on the birth of their daughter, Ashleigh Elizabeth Nader.
78th 2nd Called Session
SR 15 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Recognizing Robert Devin of Randall County on his retirement.
78th 3rd Called Session
SB 4 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to appropriations.
SB 5 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer or performance of the functions of certain state agencies to promote efficiency, equitable use of revenue, or uniformity in regard to those functions.
SR 44 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Morris E. Bailey of Amarillo.
SR 45 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Estelle Fariss Marsh of Amarillo.
SR 125 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 24.
SR 133 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 28.
77th Regular Session
SB 10 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits, including group benefits coverage, for certain participants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and employees of certain charter schools.
SB 206 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of and funding for public school students who are the victims of certain criminal offenses.
SB 207 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procedures applicable to termination or suspension of school district teachers and other employees.
SB 208 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reporting the academic performance of public high school graduates in institutions of higher education.
SB 209 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the boards of trustees of certain special-purpose school districts.
SB 210 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility under the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program.
SB 323 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of part of Business U.S. Highway 287 as the L. P. "Pete" Gilvin Memorial Highway.
SB 344 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the rates of the gas and oil severance taxes.
SB 345 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature.
SB 346 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to interest on judgments in certain civil actions.
SB 385 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the curriculum requirements for high school graduation and for admission to general academic teaching institutions.
SB 386 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to updating references to the campuses of the Texas State Technical College System.
SB 387 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to high school diplomas for certain veterans.
SB 388 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to employment contract requirements for certain public school principals.
SB 573 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a public awareness campaign to promote the value and availability of higher education.
SB 577 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to driving privileges of drivers under 18 years of age.
SB 646 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to dropout and completion rates in public schools.
SB 725 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to Texas Panhandle Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
SB 726 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the fiscal year and the date of elections of the Stratford Hospital District.
SB 738 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing members of the governing body of municipalities to serve as volunteers.
SB 755 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to administration of certain state assessment instruments to public school students.
SB 841 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain taxes paid into a tax increment fund on the comptroller's determination of the property value of school districts.
SB 842 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to class actions.
SB 940 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Joint Admission Medical Program to assist certain economically disadvantaged students in preparing for and succeeding in medical school.
SB 968 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certain civil consequences of a theft involving motor fuel.
SB 969 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the Deaf Smith County Hospital District.
SB 1327 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to improvement of the mathematics skills of public school students.
SB 1329 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to compliance with proof of financial responsibility requirements for the operation of a motor vehicle.
SB 1465 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation, regulation, and administration of public institutions of higher education.
SB 1466 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to tuition and fees charged at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1595 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the recruitment of school teachers, to financial assistance for persons seeking certification as public school teachers, including revisions to the Teach for Texas grant program, and to loan repayment assistance for certain classroom teachers.
SB 1596 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grant II program.
SB 1722 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Amarillo campus of the Texas State Technical College System to Amarillo College.
SB 1723 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to education loans made or financed by a higher education authority or nonprofit corporation.
SB 1766 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to payment of eligible school district bonds with state and local funds under the existing debt tier of the school finance system.
SB 1768 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of insurance and to requirements regarding motor vehicle insurance; providing penalties.
SB 1781 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a public defender by the Commissioners Court of Potter County.
SB 1789 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a public defender by the Commissioners Court of Randall County.
SB 1791 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, funding, and operation of a teachers' housing assistance program.
SB 1798 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation, funding, and operation of the Teachers' Home Loan Program.
SB 1817 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a plan to increase enrollment of public school students in institutions of higher education.
SB 1818 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System regarding real property, permanent improvements, and eminent domain.
SCR 30 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the achievements and contributions of the citizens of Hutchinson County on its 100th anniversary.
SCR 31 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the citizens of Borger on its 75th anniversary.
SCR 41 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending and applauding all recipients and supporters of the Texas Medal of Arts Awards.
SCR 48 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Granting Cyral and Patricia Farley permission to sue the state and the General Land Office.
SCR 51 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging federal and state reconsideration of the necessity of designating the Arkansas River shiner as a threatened species and the necessity of designating critical habitat in Texas for the Arkansas River shiner.
SCR 63 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the American Combat Airman Hall of Fame as the official Combat Hall of Fame of the State of Texas.
SJR 51 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of the teachers' housing assistance program and the teachers' housing assistance fund; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
SJR 52 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Teacher Health Insurance, Select
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to use contributions to the pension fund of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to finance health care benefits for retirees of that system.
SR 155 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the football team of Midland Christian School in Midland.
SR 156 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 6, 2001, as Midland-Odessa Day at the State Capitol.
SR 157 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gaynelle Riffe of Stratford.
SR 167 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the football team of Lee High School in Midland.
SR 221 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the fourth biennial Texas Capitol Schoolhouse event, February 15 through 16, 2001.
SR 371 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2001, as Panhandle Day at the Capitol.
SR 887 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing May as Tick-Borne Illness Awareness Month in the State of Texas.
SR 1119 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1596.
SR 1176 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elizabeth Solis.
SR 1255 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3343.
SR 1256 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 6.
SR 1257 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2879.
76th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the promotion of public school students based on satisfactory performance on certain assessment instruments and to programs to assist students in achieving satisfactory performance.
SB 3 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to master reading teacher certification, grants, and stipends.
SB 4 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to public school finance, property tax relief, and public education; making an appropriation.
SB 10 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a public education scholarship program for certain educationally disadvantaged children in certain school districts.
SB 103 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to state assessments of public school students.
SB 116 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the disposition of the fines collected from persons arrested or issued citations for certain offenses by a school district peace officer.
SB 123 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature.
SB 124 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the election of the members of the board of directors of the Booker Hospital District.
SB 225 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to reporting the academic performance of public high school graduates in institutions of higher education.
SB 226 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the transfer of and funding for public school students who are the victims of certain criminal offenses.
SB 260 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the expulsion of a public school student who assaults a school employee or volunteer.
SB 274 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to class actions.
SB 280 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to graduated driver licensing.
SB 345 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the formula funding and tuition charged for certain excess credit hours of undergraduate students attending institutions of higher education.
SB 508 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of landowners for use of their land for certain recreational purposes.
SB 636 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to concurrent enrollment agreements between junior colleges and private high schools.
SB 684 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to peace officers from adjoining states enforcing the law in a bordering municipality in this state.
SB 775 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor carriers.
SB 776 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to interest on judgments in certain civil actions.
SB 955 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to pre-reading instruction for certain children.
SB 1059 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain construction projects by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 1060 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the boards of trustees of certain special-purpose school districts.
SB 1061 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a certain leasehold or other possessory interest in real property constituting a certain project of an industrial development corporation.
SB 1070 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of an administrative penalty for certain violations relating to the production of oil and gas.
SB 1151 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation benefits for certain persons engaged in seasonal employment.
SB 1152 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the state to obtain electricity and to sell or convey that electricity.
SB 1153 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/00
Caption: Relating to fraternal benefit societies.
SB 1184 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the activities permitted under certain liquefied petroleum gas licenses.
SB 1241 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to voting by members of an agricultural cooperative marketing association.
SB 1242 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to master reading teacher certification and allotments.
SB 1261 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of faculty members to certain curriculum advisory committees of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the development of field of study curricula by the board.
SB 1343 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds to finance or refinance certain facilities used by an open-enrollment charter school.
SB 1472 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the age at which a student may take the high school equivalency examination and the age of compulsory attendance in public school.
SB 1526 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District.
SB 1547 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the collection of the tax on motor fuels; providing penalties.
SB 1787 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of insurance and to requirements regarding motor vehicle insurance; establishing business offenses; providing penalties.
SB 1788 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to affected persons entitled to a contested case hearing before the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 1832 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the location of polling places and to certain ballots for write-in voting.
SB 1839 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties and salary of the county attorney in Oldham County.
SB 1845 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to amendments of permits for facilities that emit air contaminants.
SB 1853 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to reports on the degree, certificate, or other enrollment status of public junior college students.
SB 1854 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to loss of benefits by a retiree of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resumes teaching.
SB 1897 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds by certain private schools under the Higher Education Authority Act.
SB 1901 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the disposition or sale of impounded estrays by a county.
SCR 28 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 1999, as Midland-Odessa Day at the State Capitol.
SCR 29 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the residents of the Panhandle on their many contributions to our state, and proclaiming February 23, 1999, as Panhandle Day at the Capitol.
SCR 71 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing November, 1999, as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.
SCR 73 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Dr. Terry Myers permission to sue the state and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
SCR 76 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
Caption: Requesting the postmaster general and the members of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to issue a commemorative U.S. postage stamp honoring the work against child abuse.
SCR 90 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B.4.
SR 45 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bob Sanders of Amarillo.
SR 46 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Betsy Singleton of Amarillo.
SR 108 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of J. W. "Buck" Buchanan of Dumas.
SR 268 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Midland High School Bulldogs basketball team.
SR 269 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Midland Lee High School Rebels football team.
SR 270 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Leo P. and Mary L. Keeney of Amarillo.
SR 307 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Hugh Sticksel, Jr., of Amarillo.
SR 386 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas and the Texas Fire Chiefs Association, and, recognizing March 17, 1999, as "Firefighter Legislative Day."
SR 387 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cal Farley's Boys Ranch and Affiliates and Girlstown, U.S.A.
SR 513 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Vega High School Lady Longhorns basketball team.
SR 540 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Katelan Janke of Dalhart.
SR 750 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 1999, as Amarillo College Day.
SR 789 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of O. G. "Speedy" Nieman of West Texas.
SR 791 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May as Tick-Borne Illness Awareness Month in the State of Texas.
SR 926 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christopher Michael Kibbey of Houston.
SR 1197 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 4.
75th Regular Session
SB 121 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the use of closed circuit video teleconferencing to enter a plea or waive a right in a criminal case.
SB 122 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature.
SB 123 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the treatment of repeat sex offenders.
SB 124 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for using, making, or presenting a false court record.
SB 125 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to graduated driver licensing.
SB 126 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to a tax exemption for hydrocarbon production from certain inactive oil and gas leases returned to production.
SB 131 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to removal of a public school student from the classroom.
SB 132 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to placement of a public school student in an alternative education program.
SB 133 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective with 1997-1998 school year
Caption: Relating to placement of students expelled from public schools in juvenile justice alternative education programs.
SB 134 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the expulsion of public school students for drug, alcohol, or abusable inhalant use.
SB 135 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the immunity from liability of counties and juvenile boards and their employees and volunteers in relation to certain responsibilities.
SB 136 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to placement of students expelled from public schools in juvenile justice alternative education programs.
SB 137 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain students to an alternative education program.
SB 138 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to mandatory public school attendance by certain expelled students.
SB 139 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to curriculum requirements for alternative education programs and juvenile justice alternative education programs.
SB 140 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to expulsion of a public school student from an alternative education program.
SB 148 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the curricula of certain institutions of higher education, including skills testing and developmental coursework.
SB 149 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/98
Caption: Relating to performance evaluation of tenured faculty at certain institutions of higher education.
SB 150 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing common undergraduate admission application forms for certain institutions of higher education.
SB 151 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a secondary assessment instrument for certain public school students.
SB 152 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to certain reports on the academic performance of students at institutions of higher education.
SB 220 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to lawsuits arising outside or brought by persons who reside outside of Texas.
SB 424 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to fraudulent public records; creating an offense.
SB 517 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective with 1997-1998 school year
Caption: Relating to the transportation of public school students.
SB 518 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the term of a suspension of a public school student from extracurricular activities.
SB 519 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the issuance of charters for open-enrollment charter schools by the State Board of Education.
SB 520 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility to serve as a public member or officer of the State Board for Educator Certification.
SB 521 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective with 1997-1998 school year
Caption: Relating to parental consent for certain activities in public schools.
SB 522 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to promotion to the next grade level after completion of an extended year program.
SB 523 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to hearings provided to students expelled from public schools.
SB 528 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of retirement systems for paid or partly paid firefighters.
SB 529 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to participation in and benefits from a statewide retirement system for volunteer firefighters and other emergency services personnel.
SB 729 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the Texas Academic Skills Program for students at public institutions of higher education.
SB 750 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance and revocation of licenses for certain nonresident insurance agents.
SB 787 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the use of digital signatures in communications with public entities.
SB 821 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to offenses involving the preparation, sale, or distribution of certain academic materials for profit.
SB 839 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to allowing a governmental body to hold a meeting by videoconference call under certain circumstances.
SB 936 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public education.
SB 1053 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorization of the creation of Texas growth fund II.
SB 1206 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to creation of a public education scholarship pilot program for children assigned to attend certain low-performing public schools and to the funding of public education grants.
SB 1478 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a marriage license.
SB 1479 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to civil immunity for volunteers for institutions of higher education.
SB 1480 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the diagnosis of reading development and comprehension at certain grade levels in public school.
SB 1481 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to prerequisites to sale of certain natural gas outside the state.
SB 1482 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the distribution and sale of towable recreational vehicles.
SB 1483 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the appointment of certain officers and employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 1484 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the ex officio members of the Texas Racing Commission.
SB 1485 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to state funding for and tuition charged to certain undergraduate students who accumulate excessive credit hours and to the number of credit hours required in a degree program.
SB 1486 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor carriers.
SB 1487 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the in-state need lease restriction on the sale of casinghead gas or natural gas out of the state.
SB 1495 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notices required to be given in certain proceedings conducted by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 1576 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the development of performance measures by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority.
SB 1577 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to public postsecondary technical and vocational education, to the programs, operation, and administration of the Texas State Technical College System, and to the transfer of certain centers operated by the system to certain junior colleges.
SB 1578 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to meetings of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to consider higher education impact statements.
SB 1712 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Engineering Extension Service to participate in the skills development fund.
SB 1713 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the Texas Experimental Research and Recovery Activity (TERRA) of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 1873 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to public school finance, including the abolition of the foundation school fund budget committee.
SB 1874 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the issuance of emergency and temporary orders and permits by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 1875 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain hearings concerning the revocation of the release status of persons under the supervision of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the housing of those persons pending the hearing.
SB 1876 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of the enforcement and emergency powers of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission; providing criminal, civil, and administrative penalties.
SB 1893 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the number of days of service required of certain educators for the school year.
SB 1907 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education, including the redesignation of certain fees as tuition.
SB 1920 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state financing of public school facilities and to the cost of an attendance credit under the Foundation School Program.
SB 1931 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability for injury arising out of a motor vehicle accident.
SB 1932 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to maintenance of information about motor vehicle liability insurance coverage; providing administrative penalties.
SB 1933 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle insurance coverage and liability for motor vehicle accidents; imposing civil and criminal penalties.
SCR 23 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Authorizing a cost-of-living increase in benefits for certain retirees proposed by the state board of trustees of the Texas Statewide Volunteer Fire Fighters' Retirement Fund.
SCR 37 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Designating March 4, 1997, as Panhandle Day at the Capitol.
SCR 74 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Supporting the desire of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System to combine the Baylor College of Dentistry, the Texas A&M University College of Medicine, the Texas A&M University Institute of Biosciences and Biotechnology, and the Texas A&M University School of Rural Public Health into a unified administrative structure to be named the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center.
SCR 86 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Commissioner Kenneth H. Ashworth for his outstanding public service.
SCR 95 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Authorizing the creation of the Texas Education Telecommunications Coordinating Committee.
SCR 105 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. 337.
SCR 106 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Canadian Wildcats High School girls track team.
SJR 9 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices.
SR 29 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Hereford High School girls volleyball team.
SR 39 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Arthur P. Bralley.
SR 40 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sarah Butler of Amarillo.
SR 81 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Temple B'nai Israel in Amarillo.
SR 127 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 1997, as Midland-Odessa Day at the Capitol.
SR 196 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charles W. Greenawalt of Hereford.
SR 302 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael Salvato of Highland Park.
SR 303 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 12, 1997, as Firefighter Appreciation Day at the Capitol.
SR 304 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Kenneth B. Porter of Amarillo.
SR 449 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Kirby Company division in Andrews.
SR 480 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Barbara Culver Clack of Midland.
SR 481 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joyce Ann Billington Lasley of Stratford.
SR 482 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Catherine M. Teague.
SR 504 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Larry "Coach" Sanders of Canadian.
SR 505 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Pauline Durrett Robertson of Amarillo.
SR 517 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the descendants of Charles B. and John V. Farwell to the State Capitol.
SR 549 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the United Way of Midland.
SR 573 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Odyssey of the Mind teams from Dimmitt.
SR 686 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Coach Bob Schneider of West Texas A&M University.
SR 737 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Margaret L. "Peggy" Simmons of Midland.
SR 843 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert J. Lang of Dalhart.
SR 921 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1907.
SR 929 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 148.
SR 932 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending Senate Rules to enable the conference committee to consider House Bill No. 318.
SR 993 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1873.
SR 995 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 133
SR 996 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 517.
74th Regular Session
SB 3 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor carriers; providing civil, administrative, and criminal penalties.
SB 5 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to state financing of public school facilities.
SB 14 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to protecting private real property rights from certain actions of this state or a political subdivision of this state.
SB 26 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to civil remedies for deceptive trade practices.
SB 40 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the treatment of repeat sex offenders.
SB 67 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature; providing penalties.
SB 100 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain reports on the academic performance of students at institutions of higher education.
SB 101 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the payment of an ad valorem tax under protest.
SB 102 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to state employee contributions to the federal old age and survivors insurance program.
SB 248 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the seizure and disposition of certain property under the Parks and Wildlife Code.
SB 249 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to a municipality's power to require citizenship as a prerequisite to employment as a peace officer.
SB 250 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the taxation of certain natural resources.
SB 251 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the handling and marketing of citrus fruits and vegetables and to the produce recovery fund.
SB 405 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the distribution of the foundation school fund and to tax and revenue anticipation notes made necessary in part by such distribution.
SB 423 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of certain electronic banking machines at a pari-mutuel racetrack.
SB 470 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to entities subject to audit by the state auditor.
SB 471 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to counties authorized to employ a purchasing agent.
SB 472 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the waiver of the visual standards for a commercial driver's license to operate a commercial motor vehicle only in this state.
SB 490 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to premium discounts by certain insurance companies for persons installing home security devices.
SB 491 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a payment to a local victim assistance program as a condition of community supervision.
SB 492 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to using closed circuit television to enter a plea or waive a right in a criminal case.
SB 493 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain intoxication offenses; providing for the enhancement of penalties.
SB 494 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a lien on certain persons convicted of criminal offenses to secure payment of restitution, fines, or costs.
SB 527 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to conditions of employment for certain officers of the state or a political subdivision of the state.
SB 595 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to abate a public nuisance on certain property and assess costs of abatement.
SB 677 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to uniform rules on the hours of work by county employees.
SB 678 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to financing of alternative fuels infrastructure by the Texas Public Finance Authority on behalf of state agencies, political subdivisions, and other eligible entities.
SB 781 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the determination of reservoir market demand for natural gas.
SB 850 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of vocational, technical, and other freshman- and sophomore-level education by certain public institutions of higher education, the reorganization of the Texas State Technical College System, and the establishment of an advanced or emerging technology grant fund to support certain public technical institute and public junior college programs.
SB 851 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a tax exemption for hydrocarbon production from certain inactive oil and gas leases returned to production.
SB 906 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the removal, disposal, and abatement of hazardous wastes at certain campuses of the Texas State Technical College System and the recovery of the costs of removal, disposal, and abatement.
SB 925 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the elimination of the requirement that contractors who contract with a governmental entity maintain workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain employees.
SB 936 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to issuance of a marriage license.
SB 1117 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the refund of license and registration fees by the Department of Agriculture.
SB 1118 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the operation and implementation of the correctional managed health care plan.
SB 1119 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens.
SB 1120 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to permitting the creation of gas marketing cooperative corporations under the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas and providing a state franchise tax exemption for such associations.
SB 1258 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in certain civil actions.
SB 1403 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the automatic suspension of the driver's license of a person convicted of certain drug offenses.
SB 1404 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to notice requirements for matters within the jurisdiction of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 1447 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of concentrated animal feeding operations.
SB 1546 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to persons affected by matters in hearings before the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 1696 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of development districts in certain counties; authorizing certain taxes, the issuance of bonds, and the exercise of eminent domain.
SB 1697 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the storage, processing, and disposal of radioactive waste, low-level waste, and mixed waste.
SB 1714 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Oldham County Underground Water Conservation District.
SCR 31 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Rejecting the suggestion by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that it has failed to manage its natural resources in the Ogallala Aquifer in an environmentally conscious manner.
SCR 33 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Rejecting the suggestion by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that it has failed to manage its resources in the Ogallala Aquifer in an environmentally conscious manner.
SCR 37 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of A. Kenneth Pye.
SCR 98 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Paying tribute to Harry G. Heyman.
SCR 114 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Establishing a program whereby loans are made to state agencies, local governments, mass transit authorities, municipalities, counties, or special districts.
SJR 4 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices.
SJR 8 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for state funding of new legislative mandates on local governments.
SJR 9 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices.
SR 81 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wanda Struve Gilvin of Amarillo.
SR 221 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Jack Collins of Amarillo on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 348 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gaines County on the occasion of its 90th anniversary celebration.
SR 562 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 28, 1995, as Panhandle Day at the Capitol.
SR 563 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David McReynolds on his retirement as Executive Director of the Panhandle Area Alliance after six years of service.
SR 684 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James B. Francis, Jr., on his appointment to the Texas Department of Public Safety Commission.
SR 728 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charlie N. Griffin's seventh-grade history class from Andrews Middle School in Andrews on being among the winners of a contest celebrating the restoration of the Texas Capitol.
SR 729 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Carolyn Waters' seventh-grade history class from Hereford Junior High School on being among the winners of a contest celebrating the restoration of the Texas Capitol.
SR 1017 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mary Alice Robbins on her birthday.
SR 1314 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Receding amendments by the Senate to House Bill 676.
SR 1330 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Michelle Dragoo on achieving the Girl Scout Award by the Permian Basin Girl Scout Council.
SR 1331 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jodi Fulfer on achieving the Girl Scout Gold Award by the Permian Basin Gir Scout Council.
SR 1332 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Courtney Heinemann on achieving the Girl Scout Gold Award by the Permian Basin Girl Scout Council.
SR 1333 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Laura Vaden on achieving the Girl Scout Gold Award by the Permian Basin Girl Scout Council.
SR 1334 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tamarie Hawkins on achieving the Girl Scout Gold Award by the Permian Basin Girl Scout Council.
SR 1335 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Michelle Long on achieving the Girl Scout Gold Award by the Permian Basin Girl Scout Council.
SR 1336 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Darby Basham on achieving the Girl Scout Gold Award by the Permian Basin Girl Scout Council.
73rd Regular Session
SB 64 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the representation of persons before executive agencies by members of the legislature.
SB 65 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalties associated with the offense of driving while intoxicated.
SB 66 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to elimination of the promiscuity defense in prosecutions for indecency with a child and sexual assaults involving children as victims.
SB 67 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for certain small school districts.
SB 68 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a general academic course guide manual prepared by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 69 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to assessment of the educational effect of legislation establishing additional institutions of higher education, campuses, extension centers, or professional schools or converting or merging those entities.
SB 70 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees for certain amusement rides.
SB 71 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a motor vehicle insurance premium surcharge for certain traffic law violations.
SB 72 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to allowing reimbursement for expenses and eliminating the per diem paid to a member of a state board or commission.
SB 73 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the authority of a telecommunications utility to offer caller identification service.
SB 74 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the rule-making authority of the Texas Water Commission regarding underground water.
SB 131 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to facilities equalization for public schools.
SB 258 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to requiring citizenship as a prerequisite to holding a license from the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
SB 321 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement of members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 322 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the treatment of repeat sex offenders.
SB 371 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle by certain persons and the return of driver's licenses to those persons.
SB 372 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to retaining the current names of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health.
SB 387 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the suspension of the driver's privileges of a person convicted of certain offenses or adjudicated as having engaged in certain conduct.
SB 457 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor carriers.
SB 733 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the taxation of certain natural resources.
SB 734 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to special subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of oil and gas properties for ad valorem tax purposes.
SB 735 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the gas and oil production taxes for gas and oil produced from discovery wells.
SB 736 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the buying and selling of crude oil and natural gas commodity futures or options.
SB 737 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the use of alternative fuels.
SB 767 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to abolishing the career ladder for public school teachers and to appraisals of public school teachers.
SB 1226 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the impact of governmental acts on the value of property.
SB 1267 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to exemplary damages in certain civil suits.
SB 1270 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the seizure, forfeiture, and disposition of contraband used in the commission of certain offenses under Parks and Wildlife Code; providing immunity for certain department employees.
SB 1284 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the fingerprinting and photographing of certain children.
SB 1291 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an organics standards and certification program; providing penalties.
SB 1292 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the handling and marketing of citrus fruits and vegetables and to the produce recovery fund.
SB 1293 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to certain tax-free purchases of diesel fuel.
SB 1296 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the practice of veterinary medicine, including the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and dangerous drugs; providing penalties.
SB 1313 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor carriers; providing penalties.
SB 1322 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the financing of property and improvements by a community center.
SB 1324 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision by public institutions of higher education of information relating to the Texas academic skills program.
SB 1330 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the remedies available to a person who has paid an unlawful ad valorem tax.
SB 1334 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the rulemaking authority of the Texas Water Commission regarding underground water.
SB 1340 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the use of electronic transfer methods for unemployment compensation insurance purposes.
SB 1350 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
Caption: Relating to district court bailiffs in Midland County.
SB 1358 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an education tariff for certain telecommunications services.
SB 1378 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the direct transfer of certain federal funds.
SB 1383 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to certain reports on the academic performance of students at institutions of higher education.
SB 1439 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the placement in a residential care facility of a juvenile offender who is a person with mental retardation.
SB 1489 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school education.
SCR 1 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the electronic benefit transfer project under the guidance of the citizens task force and the various cooperating state agencies, to set 1995 as the goal for the statewide implementation of the electronic benefit transfer system.
SCR 44 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the Amarillo High School Lady Sandies and their coaches for winning the 1993 Class 5A girls state basketball championship.
SCR 84 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of the Honorable J. Foster Whaley and extending sincere condolences to his family.
SJR 2 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices.
SJR 4 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of $750 million in state general obligation bonds to assist school districts in financing facilities and repealing the authorization for $750 million in state revenue bonds guaranteed by the permanent school fund.
SJR 15 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for state funding of new legislative mandates on local governments.
SR 40 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of W. L. "Putt" Powell of Amarillo.
SR 41 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ben Ezzell.
SR 191 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Museum of the Southwest in Midland on the grand occasion of its 15th anniversary in the Turner Mansion.
SR 216 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Randy McLeod on the occasion of his appointment as senior warden of the new Beaumont state prison.
SR 365 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Claire Rigler, who is retiring as executive director of the Texas Panhandle Mental Health Authority after 13 years of leadership.
SR 404 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of B. Frank Rapstine of Amarillo.
SR 530 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charlotte L. Quackenbush of Amarillo.
SR 603 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nancy Vann Rea of Midland.
SR 808 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Arthur Edwards Khoury of Amarillo.
SR 817 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Coke Harrison Criss.
SR 1096 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Creating a Special Interim Committee on the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System to study issues related to the efforts of the state to obtain NPDES delegation.
72nd Regular Session
SB 16 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the suspension of the driver's license of a person convicted of certain felony offenses; making an appropriation.
SB 301 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to products liability actions.
SB 483 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a temporary absence in the office of county judge in certain counties; validation of certain temporary county appointments in certain counties.
SB 484 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to special subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the definitions of culpable mental states for the purposes of criminal prosecutions.
SB 485 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to promiscuity as a defense to prosecution of a sexual assault of a child or indecency with a child and to the admissibility of evidence relating to promiscuity.
SB 486 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Retirement & Aging
Caption: Relating to the duration of certain disability retirement annuities payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 552 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investment of the permanent school fund.
SB 689 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration, collection, and enforcement of the taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products; making an appropriation; providing penalties.
SB 1030 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to special subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of recording devices to preserve court proceedings.
SB 1031 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to s/c on General Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to junked motor vehicles subject to the laws regulating junkyards and automobile graveyards.
SB 1032 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a district court in a suit regarding a permit for a sexually oriented business.
SB 1033 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investment of certain state funds in crude oil futures contracts.
SB 1034 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to immunity from liability for school district volunteers.
SB 1035 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the budgets of certain specialized local entities.
SB 1308 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to taxation of gross insurance premium receipts.
SB 1436 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to conduct causing injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid.
SB 1489 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the administration of certain state safety promotion and injury reporting programs from the office of the attorney general.
SB 1534 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the granting of authority to certain industrial development corporations to purchase certain securities of a private corporation.
SB 1577 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to appraisal of property exempt from taxation under Article VIII, Section 1-j of the Texas Constitution.
SB 1589 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to assessing the impact of legislation establishing additional institutions.
SCR 135 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending and congratulating Carl Nafzger on winning both the Kentucky Derby and the Breeder's Cup Classic with Unbridled in 1990 and on receiving an Eclipse Award as the year's outstanding trainer.
SCR 152 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Informing the Department of Energy of our serious interest in the expansion of Pantex through a reconfiguration of the nuclear weapons system.
SJR 43 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of school district ad valorem taxes and to the use of the available school fund.
SR 19 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Hereford High School Mighty Maroon Band.
SR 20 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Amarillo High School Golden Sandie Marching Band.
SR 50 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mechelle Graham, Miss Texas Farm Bureau.
SR 51 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Thomas L. Graham for his loyal service as district office manager in Amarillo for Senator Teel Bivins.
SR 64 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sharon Brown for being chosen 1990 Woman of the Year by the Amarillo Globe-News.
SR 65 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating L. O'Brien Thompson for being chosen 1990 Man of the Year by the Amarillo Globe-News.
SR 66 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of W. W. "Windy" Nicklaus of Amarillo.
SR 134 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kevin Oakley for his significant and noble accomplishments in the United States Naval Service.
SR 144 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the valor of Jennifer Browder and recognizing her as an excellent citizen of Texas and a most distinguished Texas heroine.
SR 163 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 1991, as Amarillo Day in Austin.
SR 213 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to Mrs. Sybil B. Harrington, the recipient of the Gibson D. Lewis Award for Excellence in Cancer Control.
SR 230 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Urging the Texas Department of Human Services to initiate a pilot program of electronic benefit transfers for processing food stamp benefits in Texas.
SR 282 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of United States Army Specialist Tommy Don Butler of Amarillo.
SR 306 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James T. Hull, President and Manager of Deaf Smith Electric Cooperative, Incorporated.
SR 307 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marine First Sergeant James Dale Hawthorne.
SR 316 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Tascosa Lady Rebels of Amarillo for winning the 1991 Class 5A girls state basketball championship.
SR 317 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Tascosa High School wrestling team for winning its first Texas wrestling state title.
SR 328 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Coach Dean Weese and the Levelland High School girls basketball team for winning the Class 4A state championship.
SR 339 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Abernathy High School girls basketball team for winning the 1991 Class 2A girls state basketball championship.
SR 340 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Nazareth High School girls basketball team for becoming the first high school girls basketball team in the nation to win 12 state championships.
SR 354 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Tulia High School girls basketball team for winning the Class 3A state title.
SR 355 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Admonishing Senator John Morrow and the State of New Mexico and promising a legal battle should the state of New Mexico continue to dispute the north-south border between New Mexico and Texas.
SR 379 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of well-respected community leader Bryce V. Beard of Amarillo.
SR 396 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Amarillo College Radio Station KACV-FM/90 for being selected as the college radio station of the year.
SR 397 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ernie Collie of Amarillo.
SR 411 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending warm greetings and good luck to Chuck Nash on the grand occasion of his 40th birthday.
SR 416 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sue Dodson of Amarillo.
SR 438 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining with the citizens of Amarillo and the entire state in paying tribute to Melody Wattenbarger for her exemplary service as executive director of the High Plains Food Bank.
SR 501 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Forbus E. Blakemore of Shamrock on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 557 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Billie Glenn.
SR 705 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jim Smith, Texas Agricultural Extension Service agriculture agent in Potter County, for his exceptional work for the people of Potter County and the State of Texas.
SR 726 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gene Howe Elementary School and Principal Donna Clopton for receiving an award from the National Drug-Free Schools Recognition Program.
SR 743 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Marvin and Janet Urbanczyk of White Deer for being selected as Small Business Persons of the Year for the State of Texas.
SR 826 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fred Squyres of Dumas for his 45 years of loyal service in the field of soil and water conservation.
SR 845 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mark Ernest Bivins and Ellen Dorsey Smith on the joyful occasion of their marriage, Saturday, May 25, 1991.
72nd 1st Called Session
SB 30 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement of members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 70 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the taxation of certain alcoholic beverages.
SJR 3 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Texas Retirement System of Texas.
SR 26 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Former Gray County Sheriff Rufus Hubert "Rufe" Jordan of Pampa.
SR 27 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harold Hudson of Perryton.
SR 153 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of civic leader Charles A. Wolflin of Amarillo.
SR 154 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tommy "Spanky" Assiter of Amarillo who was recently named the new international champion auctioneer at the National Auctioneers Association contest.
SR 220 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kenneth L. Holloway for his exceptional work for the people of Moore County as a Texas Agricultural agent.
72nd 2nd Called Session
SJR 7 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Amending Section 2, S.J.R. No. 4, Acts of the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, 1991, relating to payment of bonds.
SR 29 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Criss for his loyal and faithful service as executive assistant to Senator Teel Bivins.
72nd 3rd Called Session
SR 91 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Bobby Burns Lodge.
72nd 4th Called Session
SB 13 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to financing public education.
71st Regular Session
SB 696 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Muleshoe Area Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power ....
SB 954 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the composition, operation, and dissolution of the Deaf Smith County Hospital District.
SB 1148 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the licensing of certain agents for insurance companies whose business is limited to insuring risks on growing crops.
SB 1149 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the secretary of state concerning copies of certain bills, amendments, laws, resolutions, and rules.
SB 1386 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the rights of a victim of certain delinquent children and children in need of supervision and of the victim's guardian and certain relatives.
SB 1557 Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the services and businesses eligible to hold an agricultural permit for transportation of agricultural commodities.
SB 1567 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to approval of certain insurance forms for foreign life, accident, and health insurers by the domicile state.
SB 1623 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Hutchinson County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent...
SB 1637 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to assignment, amendment, and adminstration of financing statements filed with the secretary of state.
SB 1728 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to direct payment of the cost of holding certain hearings at locations other than Austin; authorizing an appropriation.
SB 1771 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the municipal courts of record in Amarillo.
SB 1772 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the sale of insurance policies of insurers placed in supervision, conservatorship, or receivership.
SB 1801 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting certain corporations that are exempt from federal income tax from the franchise tax.
SB 1835 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the composition and compensation of the members of the Potter County Juvenile Board.
SCR 126 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of Cal Farley's Boys Ranch.
SJR 6 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the imposition of personal or corporate net income taxes.
SR 15 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Canyon, Texas and Randall County on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 88 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating February 8, 1989, as Amarillo Day.
SR 89 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Cal Farley's Boys Ranch on its 50th anniversary.
SR 90 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. Bert Ballengee, retiring chief executive officer of Southwestern Public Service Company.
SR 91 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Amarillo High School girls' volleyball team on winning the 1988 Texas Class 5A State Championship.
SR 92 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the White Deer High School football team on its 1988 Class A State title.
SR 93 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Dumas High School girls' volleyball team on winning the Class 4A State Championship.
SR 121 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Rufe Jordan of Pampa for his 38 years of service as sheriff of Gray County.
SR 122 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Captain Robert Max Russell on retiring from the Department of Public Safety after 35 years of service.
SR 167 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Requesting a study to be undertaken on the establishment of a component of The University of Texas System or the Texas A&M University System in the Texas Panhandle.
SR 226 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Kathrine Kirk Wilson of Amarillo.
SR 231 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating W. L. "Putt" Powell on receiving the 1988 Dick Risenhoover Award.
SR 287 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Louise Evans Bruce.
SR 332 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing Doug Dodson and Chris Ortega for each serving half the year as president of the Student Association and of T.J.C.S.G.A., and April Sessler as sponsor of the Amarillo College Student Association.
SR 495 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Doug Dickinson on winning two gold medals and setting state and national records at the Texas State Swim Meet.
SR 496 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Amarillo Christian High School boys' basketball team on winning the Class 1A State Championship.
SR 548 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Pampa Police Department.
71st 1st Called Session
SB 51 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to property rights in, and the establishment of a wildlife management area along and in the vicinity of, the Canadian River bed; making an appropriation.
SB 64 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating solely to the transfer of governance, management, and operation of West Texas State University from the board of regents of that institution to the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System.
SB 91 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Effective in 90 days--10/18/89
Caption: Relating to the county courts at law in Randall County.
SR 111 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Honoring the Nazareth High School girls' basketball team by recognizing Saturday, July 8, 1989, as Swiftette Day in Texas.
SR 142 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Leah Kay Lyle, Miss Texas.
SR 159 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Denise Orme Monzingo on her 25th birthday.
SR 160 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Captain Loren Ray Orme on his 50th birthday.
71st 2nd Called Session
SR 2 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Dr. and Mrs. Frank Kelley of Pampa on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 85 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Dumas High School Volleyball Team for winning their second straight 4A State Championship.
SR 103 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Thomas H. Thompson.
71st 3rd Called Session
SB 57 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to property rights in, and the establishment of a wildlife management area along and in the vicinity of, the Canadian River bed; making an appropriation.
SR 10 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Tom Blasingame.
SR 24 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Robert J. "Bob" Lee of Amarillo.
SR 72 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Mary Catherine Stalter of Amarillo on being selected Texas Mother of the Year for 1990.
71st 4th Called Session
SB 58 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to property rights in, and the establishment of a wildlife management area along and in the vicinity of, the Canadian River; making an appropriation.
SR 62 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Mack Hicks of Levelland.
SR 108 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending greetings to the citizens of Tulia and commemorating their city's 100th birthday.
71st 5th Called Session
SB 47 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the distribution of the available school fund.
SJR 9 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to distribution of the available school fund.
SR 60 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Cargill, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 125th anniversary and commending the dynamic enterprise for its contributions to the State of Texas.
SR 61 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Margaret Echols Moore of Amarillo.
71st 6th Called Session
SB 44 Author: Bivins, Teel
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to property rights in, and the establishment of a wildlife management area along and in the vicinity of, the Canadian River bed; making an appropriation.