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Legislation authored by Luther Jones

Includes legislation with Luther Jones as the primary author for the 63rd through 66th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

66th Regular Session
HB 239 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exemption of the home addresses and home telephone numbers of peace officers from the open records act.
HB 244 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the obligations and liability of parents and others for the conduct of certain children and the authority of juvenile courts to make orders for the payment of certain fees and for the welfare of children.
HB 304 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Relating to a family farm and ranch security program to encourage loans for farm and ranch real estate; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds of the state; and authorizing state guarantees of loans for farm and ranch real estate purchases.
HB 311 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Business Practices
Caption: Relating to damages, fees, and costs recoverable in certain consumer actions.
HB 367 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the longevity pay for commissioned law enforcement personnel of certain state agencies and institutions.
HB 460 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to collective bargaining for firemen and policemen.
HB 568 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain intangible property from ad valorem taxation.
HB 1367 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal funds by an incorporated city or town to influence legislation.
HB 1437 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the offense of criminal non-support.
HB 1438 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to incentive pay for certain peace officers.
HB 1439 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to assessment and collection of property taxes on property not assessed.
HB 1440 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain property tax laws to Tax Units.
HB 1999 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: To provide that no Tax Unit, or its officers or employees, shall be required to give bonds in cases involving levy, assessment or collection of taxes or in connection with attachments, garnishments, sequestrations, executions or other writs, process or official acts involving collection of taxes, defining Tax Unit, providing that the Act is cumulative of and in addition to other remedies, declaring an emergency.
HB 2000 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Repealing Article 7326a, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as added; providing for an effective date of June 1, 1979; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2091 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to search warrants to search for and seize property or items located in a news media office.
HCR 205 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Suspending necessary rules to authorize conference committee on H.B. No. 304 to make certain changes.
HJR 32 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the guarantee of loans used to purchase farm real estate.
HJR 37 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment revising Article VI of the Texas Constitution relating to voter qualification and elections.
HR 148 Author: Jones, Luther
Caption: Suspending necessary rules to authorize the conference committee on HB 304 to make certain changes.
65th Regular Session
HB 152 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to credit as a judge of a court of domestic relations for judicial retirement purposes.
HB 258 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to fraud in obtaining public assistance or in obtaining information concerning public assistance; providing penalties.
HB 259 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to penalties for certain unauthorized uses of food stamp coupons and authorizations to purchase food stamp coupons.
HB 415 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to means whereby any persons who may be entitled to receive property under any will of or by any inheritance from a decedent may disclaim and renounce such property.
HB 416 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the time period within which a county of municipal bond election must be held after the election is called.
HB 451 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to creation of a special fund in the state treasury to be used by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education in administering its powers and duties.
HB 491 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Correcting invalidities, deficiencies, and conflicts in the Texas Election Code and related statutes resulting from rendition of court decisions, adoption of paramount constitutional amendments and federal statutes and regulations, and enactment of duplicative or conflicting provisions in state statutes; containing criminal penalties.
HB 529 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Establishing a family farm security program to encourage loans for farm real estate.
HB 911 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a juvenile court to make appropriate orders for the benefit of the child, to require payments to cover the costs of probation for a child; to provide for monetary restitution for victimes; to approve paroles of delinquent children from the Texas Youth Council; and to permit the use of certain statements by a child.
HB 912 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Validating certain unenforceable tax levies; providing for valid annual levies hereafter; providing for cases of tax levies made but not properly recorded and to declare that assessment and collection of taxes for any year constitute notice of a tax levy made, these provisions to be cumulative of an in addition to existing rights and remedies now available; defining Tax Unit or Unit; specifying inappliability of this Act; providing severability.
HB 997 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the penalty for criminal nonsupport of children.
HB 1308 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to collective bargaining for firemen and policemen.
HB 1811 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes on property not validly assessed.
HB 1812 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to suits to enforce the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes on homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older.
HB 1813 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the asessment, collection and equalization of ad valorem taxes of municipalities and districts by other municipalities of districts.
HB 1814 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the power of school districts to levy, assess, and collect taxes.
HB 2097 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to nomination, election, and service of presidential electors.
HB 2166 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of municipal courts in the city of El Paso.
HCR 158 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Permitting J.D. Abrams, Inc., to sue the state.
HJR 15 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment revising Article VI of the Texas Constitution relating to voter qualifications and elections.
HJR 40 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the guarantee of loans used to purchase farm real estate.
65th 1st Called Session
HCR 4 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on House Administration
Caption: Resolving that the Committee on House Administration and the Senate Committee on Administration take all necessary steps to provide employees of the legislative branch of state government with salary increases commensurate with those granted other state employees in the General Appropriations Act passed by the 65th Legislature during its regular session.
HR 3 Author: Jones, Luther
Caption: Relating to directing the Committee on House Administration to provide legislative employees salary increases.
65th 2nd Called Session
HJR 20 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to exempt from ad valorem taxation household goods not used for the production of income, personal effects not used for the production of income, and intangible personal property and to repeal authorization to levy a poll tax.
HJR 21 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution relating to certain ad valorem tax exemptions and to appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of farm, ranch, and timber lands.
HJR 50 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate the requirement that intangible personal property be taxed.
HR 9 Author: Jones, Luther
Caption: Relating to amending Rule I of the Rules of the House of Representatives providing for the election of the Speaker by secret ballot.
HR 15 Author: Jones, Luther
Caption: Commending Jonathan R. Cunningham.
64th Regular Session
HB 343 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the reporting of information by all property tax jurisdictions to the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
HB 390 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to information required to be filed by organizations seeking to provide research for the State; relating to the accessibility of such information; prescribing penalties.
HB 391 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to pay of election judges and clerks by amending Article 3.08, Section (a) Vernon's Texas Election Code.
HB 392 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the fees allowed to sheriffs and constables.
HB 393 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the state's trust responsibility respecting Texas Indians.
HB 394 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to discrimination by certain cities in deducting membership dues from employee payrolls and in implementing policy concerning membership dues and administrative fees.
HB 400 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for sheriffs in certain counties.
HB 507 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to standards, procedures, and qualifications for the appointment of Official Court Reporters for the District Courts and all other courts of record of the State of Texas.
HB 635 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the Comptroller of Public Accounts establishing a training program for tax assessors.
HB 636 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the Comptroller of Public Accounts preparing, publishing, and maintaining appraisal manuals.
HB 637 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to functions, duties, and powers of the Legislative Tax Board; eliminating the Legislative Property Tax Committee; providing for transfer of property of the Legislative Property Tax Committee to the Legislative Tax Board.
HB 638 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the Comptroller of Public Accounts conducting a market value data collection project for each Texas county.
HB 639 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Comptroller to issue refunds.
HB 640 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the Comptroller of Public Accounts developing and maintaining a uniform system of appraisal standards and procedures.
HB 641 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to refunds of County Tax Collectors to taxpayers for erroneous payments.
HB 642 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the development and maintenance of Parcel Identification System by the Comptroller of Public Accounts; relating to information to be contained in Property Registers by Tax Units; relating to establishment of Tax Data Centers.
HB 664 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: An Act creating a state neighborhood preservation loan fund to make loans for the rehabilitation of residential housing occupied or owned by persons and families of low income within neighborhood preservation areas defined in approved neighborhoods preservations plans of local units of government.
HB 725 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to assessments of property which has escaped taxation.
HB 1227 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Elections
Caption: Relating to a person making application for a place on the ballot at a special election held for the purpose of filling a vacancy; relating to the time by which such an application must be filed and the fee to accompany the application; relating to the proper place to file such an application and providing that the Secretary of State shall direct that the name and party affiliation of the applicant shall be printed on the official ballot; providing that the ballot shall be printed as indicated in Section 61 and marked as indicated in Section 62.
HB 1493 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the conduct of elections, the qualifications for voting, and procedures and matters incidental to the holding of elections in this state; containing criminal penalties.
HB 1523 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to validation of certain unenforceable tax levies.
HB 1687 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the procedures for citation of nonresidents for tax purposes.
HB 1939 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the conduct of elections, the qualifications for voting, and procedures and matters incidental to the holding of elections in this state; containing criminal penalties; amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 2185 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the supplemental compensation of district judges in El Paso County; repealing conflicting laws.
HR 146 Author: Jones, Luther
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Committee on Elections to conduct interim studies including providing for the preparation of a new election code.
63rd Regular Session
HB 55 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for deputy sheriffs in certain counties; and declaring an emergency.
HB 408 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to civil service systems for housing authorities; and declaring an emergency.
HB 639 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to presidential preference primaries and selection of delegates to national political conventions.
HB 654 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of physical therapists and physical therapists assistants.
HB 822 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to participation in the Texas County and District Retirement System and vesting of the service retirement allowance of county and district employees.
HB 1432 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the assessment of property which has escaped ad valorem taxation because such property was omitted from the tax rolls or because an attempted assessment of such property has been found to be invalid; prescribing the procedures to be followed and the penalty to be charged; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 1433 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Regarding the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes; amending conflicting laws.
HB 1434 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain Authorized Collection Expenses which Tax Units may charge upon delinquent and valorem taxes; concerning assistance by Sheriffs, Constables, District Clerks, County Clerks and other officials and providing for the fees for their services; specifying priority lien statutes for the Authorized Collection Expenses, restating that Tax Units shall not be liable for costs, except publication costs as now provided by law; barring a plea of limitations in suits by Tax Units to recover fees collected by officers; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 1435 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee
Caption: Relating to deferring collection of delinquent taxes on real estate owned or occupied by a person sixty-five (65) years of age or older.
HB 1701 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the assessment of taxes by certain hospital districts; amending Section 2b, Chapter 266, Acts of the 53rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1953, as amended (Article 4494n, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HB 1702 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain fees charged by the county tax assessor-collector for processing or issuing certain documents; providing an appropriation; amending Section 4, Article 7100, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1738 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the Legislative Property Tax Committee; amending Article 7100, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 57 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United States to assure that adequate funding continue for programs relating to human resource at the community level.
HCR 82 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Recognizing El Paso as a Medical Center City.
HCR 175 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Wishing Judge Robert Ewing Thomason a happy birthday.
63rd 1st Called Session
HB 9 Author: Jones, Luther
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Legislative Property Tax Committee.