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Legislation authored by David Leibowitz

Includes legislation with David Leibowitz as the primary author for the 79th through 81st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

81st Regular Session
HB 11 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to repeal of authority for the establishment and operation of the Trans-Texas Corridor.
HB 12 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Transportation Commission.
HB 13 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of a state highway or segment of a state highway as a toll project.
HB 14 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of certain contract management laws to the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 15 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the participation of certain metropolitan planning organization policy board members in votes of the board related to certain toll projects.
HB 16 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 17 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
HB 18 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of an anti-bullying hotline.
HB 19 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to requirements for drugs dispensed by pharmacists.
HB 20 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax.
HB 21 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public lower-division institutions of higher education to certain undergraduate students.
HB 22 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the use of the Internet by sex offenders and to the collection and exchange of information regarding those offenders.
HB 23 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a residential landlord's disclosure of previous use of leased premises for manufacture of methamphetamine and related remedial action.
HB 24 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market.
HB 25 Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owners' association.
HB 26 Last Action: Considered by s/c in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the registration of certain golf carts with the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 27 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to allowing a county to hold a nonbinding referendum on a county fiscal matter.
HB 28 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring notice by a seller of real property of potential annexation of the property by a municipality.
HB 29 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for office of justice of the peace in certain counties.
HB 30 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to boil water notification requirements for water systems.
HB 31 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the amount of liability insurance required to be maintained on certain buses owned by a motor carrier.
HB 32 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain employees who sustain an injury in the course and scope of employment.
HB 33 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for employers not covered by workers' compensation insurance.
HB 34 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforceability of certain contracts between an employer who does not have workers' compensation coverage and an employee of the employer.
HB 35 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for employers not covered by workers' compensation insurance.
HB 311 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain fees authorized by the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act.
HB 338 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to ensuring that at least 75 percent of dedicated revenues are spent for the purpose of the dedication.
HB 344 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to reimbursement under the state Medicaid program for health care services associated with certain adverse events.
HB 350 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to use of school district resources for athletic or instructional facilities.
HB 416 Last Action: Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a recipient of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund participate in a federal work eligibility verification program.
HB 458 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to limitations on the number of dogs at a residence in certain counties.
HB 459 Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to county abatement and regulation of nuisances.
HB 460 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender.
HB 527 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the removal of an appointed emergency services district board member by a county commissioners court.
HB 595 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing discharges of sewage effluent into any water in the contributing or recharge zone of the San Antonio or Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer.
HB 619 Last Action: Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to state acknowledgment of Native American tribes.
HB 638 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.
HB 821 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties.
HB 1166 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for doctors providing professional services under the workers' compensation system.
HB 1226 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of certain criminal offenses or family violence.
HB 1338 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain civil actions against persons who file complaints with governmental agencies or quasi-governmental entities.
HB 1339 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the registration of certain golf carts with the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 1392 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers.
HB 1393 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain facilities from the child-care licensing requirements.
HB 1394 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to disclosure of certain information by certain registries for home health, hospice, or personal assistance services.
HB 1416 Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to a health coverage or compensation supplementation program for active school employees.
HB 1417 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain renewable energy systems and related equipment.
HB 1424 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedure for the disannexation of territory from a municipality.
HB 1751 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a renewable energy device, structure, facility, or system installed or constructed on residential property, land designated for agricultural use, or open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes for the generation of energy for use in connection with the property.
HB 1752 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to county regulation of fireworks during severe drought conditions.
HB 1753 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalties and civil consequences for defendants convicted of an offense of graffiti and for juveniles adjudicated as having engaged in conduct involving graffiti.
HB 1754 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the Texas Education Agency's online clearinghouse of information concerning best practices for public schools.
HB 1872 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts in Bexar County.
HB 1873 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of three additional county courts at law in Bexar County.
HB 2184 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for building new single-family homes or duplexes that exceed certain energy efficiency standards.
HB 2185 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to informing public school districts of available resources to reduce support costs.
HB 2242 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas cultural endowment fund.
HB 2243 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of residential construction contractors and the abolition of the Texas Residential Construction Commission; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2244 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the coordination of the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of a statewide passenger rail system by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 2415 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of a court order requiring an inmate imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to pay child support.
HB 2416 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to attorney general participation in proceedings involving charitable trusts.
HB 2417 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the definition of charitable trust for purposes of court jurisdiction.
HB 2501 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Scenic Loop--Boerne Stage Road Driving Trail.
HB 2896 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Residential Construction Commission to adopt forms to be used by builders for contracts for the sale or construction of a new home.
HB 3019 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to provision of construction documents to purchasers of newly constructed homes.
HB 3020 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to disclosure of the cause of and remediation of construction defects resulting in resale by certain homebuilders.
HB 3021 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the interest and fees that may be charged for certain consumer loans; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3022 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of the motor vehicle sales tax on certain motor vehicles.
HB 3099 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the reporting of preventable adverse events and the establishment of a patient safety program in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3100 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to billing for certain adverse events that occur during the provision of health care services.
HB 3101 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging for certain preventable adverse health care events.
HB 3102 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to requiring defendants convicted of the manufacture of methamphetamine to pay for remediation measures for the premises on which the methamphetamine was manufactured.
HB 3103 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a change in ownership of entities awarded grants from the Texas Enterprise Fund.
HB 3155 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the expiration and abandonment of stored value cards.
HB 3157 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishing a kinship caregiver assistance program.
HB 3266 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to an interim study to determine public school facility needs.
HB 3267 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to compliance with rules, bylaws, and written policies adopted by a school district's board of trustees.
HB 3268 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities from motor fuel taxes.
HB 3545 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, to conforming codifications enacted by the 80th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature, and to the repeal of certain unconstitutional laws.
HB 3821 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to waiver of an insurer's right to contest compensability of certain workers' compensation claims.
HB 3822 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to review of the medical necessity of certain health care provided in connection with a workers' compensation claim.
HB 3823 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to certifications of maximum medical improvement and assignments of impairment ratings under the workers' compensation system.
HB 3824 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain grants provided under the In-Home and Family Support Services Program.
HB 3825 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to legal representation for a county auditor.
HB 3826 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to certain disputes involving residential construction projects employing undocumented workers.
HB 4249 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to expert reports in a health care liability claim.
HJR 11 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HJR 12 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HJR 13 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from motor fuel taxes to the construction of public highways.
HJR 60 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax.
HJR 72 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a renewable energy device, structure, facility, or system installed or constructed on residential property, land designated for agricultural use, or open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes for the generation of energy for use in connection with the property.
HR 211 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Debbie Plant and Phillip Manea on the opening of their new business, Wine 101, in Helotes.
HR 368 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James and Carolyn Lyon of San Antonio on the occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary.
HR 500 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Nicholas David Heston of Helotes on becoming an Eagle Scout.
HR 514 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Children's Lighthouse on the occasion of the opening of its new school in Helotes.
HR 515 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Darlene Cox on being named the 2009 South San Antonio ISD Teacher of the Year.
HR 516 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Southwest ISD assistant superintendent Rick Martinez on receiving the Lifetime Achievement for the Advancement of Technology in Education Award from the Texas Computer Education Association.
HR 517 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Congratulating Southwest ISD superintendent Dr. Velma Villegas on her selection as 2008 Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Computer Education Association.
HR 518 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dale Lockett of McNair Middle School in San Antonio on his selection as Instructional Technology Specialist of the Year by the Texas Computer Education Association.
HR 519 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joshua J. Cerna of the Harlandale Independent School District Board of Trustees on his election to the Mexican American School Board Association.
HR 623 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Velma Villegas on her selection as the 2008 Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Computer Education Association.
HR 692 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Analisa Richards of Helotes for winning the prize for the grand champion goat at the 2009 Bexar County Junior Livestock Show.
HR 912 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William Patrick McDonough of Helotes on becoming an Eagle Scout.
HR 1154 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jesse R. Adams of San Antonio for his years of service to the Texas Racing Commission.
HR 1188 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Andy Mendoza of St. Paul Catholic School in Helotes for his award-winning science fair project.
HR 1214 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Roland Sandoval on his election to the international bandmasters' fraternity Phi Beta Mu.
HR 1269 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Steven Shigeo Otake of San Antonio on becoming an Eagle Scout.
HR 1278 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Troy Thienpont of Helotes on being selected to participate in the 2009 Lone Star Leadership Academy.
HR 1487 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Vanessa Hernandez of San Antonio on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
HR 1488 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ariel Harris of San Antonio on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
HR 1489 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jensen Dupes of San Antonio on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
HR 1692 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ty Garret Huckaby on becoming an Eagle Scout.
HR 1815 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Derrick Anthony Dunn on becoming an Eagle Scout.
HR 1816 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kevin James Needles on becoming an Eagle Scout.
HR 1817 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating David Robinson on his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
HR 1899 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brandeis High School JROTC drill teams on their achievements during the 2008-2009 school year.
HR 2026 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring The University of Texas at San Antonio on the 40th anniversary of its establishment.
HR 2027 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Ricardo Romo on his 10th anniversary as president of The University of Texas at San Antonio.
HR 2028 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jordan Daniel Marin of San Antonio on earning membership in the National Society of High School Scholars.
HR 2029 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christie Nowlin on being named Grand Marshal of the 2009 Cornyval Parade.
HR 2044 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Larry Edward Coker on being named the first head football coach at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
HR 2045 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ruoheng Zhang on being named the 2009 salutatorian of Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Helotes.
HR 2046 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mu Li on being named the 2009 valedictorian of Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Helotes.
HR 2047 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating David Joseph Spellman on being named the 2009 valedictorian of William H. Taft High School in San Antonio.
HR 2060 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Justin Daniel Rodriguez on being named the 2009 salutatorian of William H. Taft High School in San Antonio.
HR 2138 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Celeste Alvarez on being named the 2009 salutatorian of Southside High School.
HR 2139 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating David J. Castillo on being named the 2009 valedictorian of Southside High School.
HR 2140 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Maxine Benke of Helotes on being named Grand Marshal of the community's 2009 Cornyval Parade.
HR 2247 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Kristina Maria Garza for her service as legislative director in the office of Representative David McQuade Leibowitz and congratulating her on her 30th birthday.
HR 2248 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Robert Anthony Martinez Borja and Anna Lillian Bryan-Borja of Austin on the birth of their son, Zachary Davies Bryan Borja.
HR 2381 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Taylor Brian Courtney of San Antonio on becoming an Eagle Scout.
HR 2471 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Andrea Chavez for her work as an intern in the office of Representative David McQuade Leibowitz and congratulating her on her 20th birthday.
HR 2503 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Irving Arredondo on being named the 2009 valedictorian of South San Antonio High School.
HR 2540 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Miguel Eduardo Chavez Urtaza and Alejandra Gonzalez Deandar of El Paso on their wedding.
HR 2639 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Karla Cruz on being named the 2009 salutatorian of South San Antonio High School.
80th Regular Session
HB 61 Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
HB 62 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the proximity of the residences of certain sex offenders or sexually violent predators to schools; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 63 Last Action: Reported unfavorably
Caption: Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender.
HB 64 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to reporting of the fair market value of certain gifts made to public officials.
HB 65 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.
HB 66 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to power management software for state agencies.
HB 67 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to energy-saving devices and options for vending machines in buildings owned or leased by the state; imposing an administrative fine.
HB 68 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of an anti-bullying hotline.
HB 69 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.
HB 70 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market.
HB 71 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to counterfeit motor vehicle airbags; providing a penalty.
HB 325 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to construction projects employing undocumented workers.
HB 326 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees authorized by the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act.
HB 327 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.
HB 328 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedure for the disannexation of territory from a municipality.
HB 329 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision of free notary public service by applicants for an allocation of low income housing tax credits.
HB 338 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services and employee health benefit plan coverage.
HB 339 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to requiring DNA records of persons who are arrested under certain circumstances, who are indicted, or who waive indictment for certain felonies.
HB 340 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation by the Texas Residential Construction Commission of a list of builders who provide certain types of building services.
HB 341 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to location of branches of certain financial institutions.
HB 535 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transfer of extraterritorial jurisdiction between certain home-rule and general-law municipalities and annexation of certain territory by the general-law municipalities.
HB 570 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of motor vehicle registration or license plate information collected by a toll project entity.
HB 718 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program.
HB 719 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of a state highway or segment of a state highway as a toll project.
HB 857 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to repeal of authority for the establishment and operation of the Trans-Texas Corridor.
HB 1021 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to ensuring that at least 75 percent of dedicated revenues are spent for the purpose of the dedication.
HB 1080 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and any reduction in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 1130 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil actions against persons who file complaints with governmental agencies.
HB 1138 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to accept grants.
HB 1415 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to crediting public schools for the value of electricity generated by solar panels on public school building rooftops.
HB 1648 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing a county to hold a nonbinding referendum on a county fiscal matter.
HB 1649 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring notice by a seller of real property of potential annexation of the property by a municipality.
HB 1650 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public lower-division institutions of higher education to certain undergraduate students.
HB 1651 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owners' association.
HB 1729 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax.
HB 1730 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforceability of certain contracts between an employer who does not have workers' compensation coverage and an employee of the employer.
HB 1731 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for employers not covered by workers' compensation insurance.
HB 1762 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to interest on unpaid penalties imposed by the Texas Residential Construction Commission.
HB 1882 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the agreement of certain counties to certain permit applications submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 1953 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the labeling requirements for drugs dispensed by pharmacists.
HB 2298 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain employees who sustain an injury in the course and scope of employment.
HB 2422 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the accessibility of emergency crossovers on a state highway toll project.
HB 2423 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for employers not covered by workers' compensation insurance.
HB 2424 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a health coverage or compensation supplementation program for active school employees.
HB 2541 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to emergency response costs and certain other requirements concerning solid waste facilities, including recycling facilities.
HB 3328 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to land development in certain counties.
HB 3329 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to dog attacks on persons.
HB 3590 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the application of certain contract management laws to the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 3591 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing certain identifiable communities in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality to incorporate.
HCR 67 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to provide further drought relief for Texas.
HJR 16 Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more.
HJR 38 Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax.
HJR 55 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and any reduction in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes.
HJR 57 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from motor fuel taxes to the construction of public highways.
HR 199 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In honor of Dagan Ferrier's receipt of the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.
HR 502 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Alma A. Allen and Lawrence A. Allen, Sr., of Houston on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 1361 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cynthia Barrett on her participation in the Toyota International Teacher Program as an educational ambassador to Costa Rica.
HR 1362 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joseph Segura on his participation in the Toyota International Teacher Program as an educational ambassador to Costa Rica.
HR 1736 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Michael Herzik on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1737 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Andrew Houston on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1738 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Katrina Rajunov on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1739 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Julian Ordaz-Fernandez on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1740 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ommar Bribiesca on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1741 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sean Glover on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1742 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Curran on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1743 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Adam Carillo on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1744 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mark Rocha on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1745 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mark Stone of O'Connor High School on being named the 2007 Campus High School Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1746 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Adrian Lopez-Mobilia on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1747 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ashley Guerra on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1748 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Roxanne Ramirez of Rayburn Middle School on being named the 2007 Campus Middle School First Year Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1749 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cesar Medrano on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1750 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Bloyce H. Britton of San Antonio for his contributions to the community.
HR 1751 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jesse Lozano of San Antonio for winning the 2007 Region VI Chess Championships and the Susan Polgar Scholarship.
HR 1752 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jason Wester and Nina Salinas on the opening of their new business in Helotes.
HR 1753 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kathleen Henckel of Clark High School on being named the 2007 Campus High School Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1754 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring James Joseph of Clark High School on being named the 2007 Campus High School First Year Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1755 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Alison White of Rayburn Middle School on being named the 2007 Campus Middle School Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1775 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Felicia Quiroz of Adams Hill Elementary School on being named the 2007 Campus Elementary First Year Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1776 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Belinda Martinez of Adams Hill Elementary School on being named the 2007 Campus Elementary Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1777 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Amber Haby of Galm Elementary School on being named the 2007 Campus Elementary First Year Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1778 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Hope Gonzales of Galm Elementary School on being named the 2007 Campus Elementary Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1779 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Katia Lopez of Lackland City Elementary School on being named the 2007 Campus Elementary First Year Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1780 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Karen Billnitzer of Lackland City Elementary School on being named the 2007 Campus Elementary Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1781 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lizette Ballesteros of Valley Hi Elementary School on being named the 2007 Campus Elementary First Year Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1782 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Donita Montgomery of Valley Hi Elementary School on being named the 2007 Campus Elementary Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1783 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring William Kingsbery of O'Connor High School on being named the 2007 Campus High School First Year Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1784 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Trevor Ohman of Clark High School in San Antonio on being named a National Merit Scholar semifinalist.
HR 1785 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dahlia Baldinger of Clark High School in San Antonio on being named a National Merit Scholar semifinalist.
HR 1786 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Hunter Ellis on being named a finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
HR 1787 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Nathan Swaney of O'Connor High School in San Antonio on being named a National Merit Scholar semifinalist.
HR 1788 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Susie Diaz of Helotes Elementary School on being named the 2007 Campus Elementary Educator of the Year by the Northside Independent School District.
HR 1849 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Constance Bridges of San Antonio on her receipt of a 2007 Texas Excellence Award for Outstanding Teachers from the UT Texas Exes.
HR 1850 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ed Suarez of the South San Antonio Independent School District on his receipt of two Texas School Public Relations Association Gold Star Awards for excellence in school communications.
HR 1851 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mark E. Moseley of Helotes on his receipt of a 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award for Stewardship from the Society for Range Management.
HR 1921 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rebecca Toolan of Palo Alto Elementary School on her selection as the Teacher of the Year by the South San Antonio Independent School District and as the recipient of the KENS 5/ExCEL Award.
HR 2001 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Angie D'Ambrosio of San Antonio on being named a finalist for an HEB Excellence in Education Leadership Award.
HR 2036 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Hillary Babida of Harlandale High School on being named a 2006-2007 Harlandale ISD Gates Millennium Scholar.
HR 2037 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alexsandra Martinez of Harlandale High School on being named a 2006-2007 Harlandale ISD Gates Millennium Scholar.
79th Regular Session
HB 444 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender or sexually violent predator.
HB 693 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to required disclosure of certain information regarding liability insurance coverage.
HB 694 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to disclosure of electronic terminal withdrawal limits; providing a civil penalty.
HB 695 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market.
HB 819 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers.
HB 820 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the labeling requirements for drugs dispensed to consumers by pharmacists.
HB 890 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a statewide student tracking system.
HB 891 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle airbags; providing a penalty.
HB 977 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the proximity of the residences of certain sex offenders or sexually violent predators to schools; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 1287 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to county abatement of a public nuisance.
HB 1288 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to reducing the amount of school tax credits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 1289 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.
HB 1388 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment of the offense of assault committed by a person against the person's family or household members.
HB 1389 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision of free notary public service by applicants for an allocation of low income housing tax credits.
HB 1390 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the minimum amounts of motor vehicle liability insurance coverage required to establish financial responsibility.
HB 1391 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation and availability of a list of builders who provide certain types of building services.
HB 1392 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a refund of motor fuel taxes paid by certain retail purchasers.
HB 1459 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to energy-saving devices and options for vending machines in buildings owned or leased by the state; imposing an administrative fine.
HB 1460 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to release of autopsy reports in relation to a workers' compensation or insurance claim.
HB 1461 Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to notice to consumers regarding personal injury insurance protection offered in connection with personal automobile insurance.
HB 1727 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to zoning regulations in certain unincorporated areas of a county; authorizing a tax and providing penalties.
HB 1728 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedure for the disannexation of territory from a municipality.
HB 1729 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the expiration of certain local permits.
HB 1730 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
HB 1818 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of an anti-bullying hotline.
HB 2441 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recreational facility fee at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
HB 2442 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to power management software for state agencies and public institutions of higher education.
HB 2443 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the appointment and compensation of certain court coordinators in Bexar County.
HB 2444 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to limiting the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain residence homesteads.
HB 2445 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to service by water and sewer utilities.
HB 2446 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to serving expired food in public primary and secondary schools; providing a penalty.
HCR 86 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating "Jesse" James Leija of San Antonio on his remarkable career as a boxer and commending him for his ongoing contributions to the city of San Antonio.
HJR 36 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more.
HJR 70 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain residence homesteads.
HR 193 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring State Representative Roy Blake, Jr., on his 49th birthday.
HR 824 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the William H. Taft High School Lady Raiders basketball team of San Antonio for reaching the semifinals of the 2005 UIL state championships.
HR 937 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the South San Antonio High School boys' basketball team on its successful season.
HR 938 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Heron Tamez on being named the 2004-2005 Teacher of the Year for the South San Antonio Independent School District.
HR 939 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Alvin Kelley.
HR 1737 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Max Lucado of San Antonio on being named America's Best Preacher in the April 2005 issue of Reader's Digest magazine.
HR 1738 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joyce W. Dorrycott of San Antonio on the occasion of her 75th birthday.
HR 1739 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Filomeno Escobar of San Antonio.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 67 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
HJR 20 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more.
79th 2nd Called Session
HR 175 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Harlandale High School Band on its many successes throughout the 2004-2005 school year.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 51 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market.
HB 52 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 53 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
HB 99 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 150 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to property tax rate relief for school district taxpayers.
HJR 20 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more.
HJR 30 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes.