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Legislation authored by Hawkins Menefee

Includes legislation with Hawkins Menefee as the primary author for the 63rd through 63rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

63rd Regular Session
HB 205 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to suits for declaratory and equitable relief to protect air, water, and natural resources and the public trust therein from pollution, impairment, and destruction; providing a new cause of action conferring standing to sue on private persons, the state, state agencies and political subdivision, and all other, to enforce public rights in the preservation of the natural resources of the state.
HB 213 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Committee hearing notice posted
Caption: Relating to authority of counties to set certain standards for air pollution.
HB 252 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Committee hearing notice posted
Caption: Relating to a defense to a prosecution for water pollution.
HB 253 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Committee hearing notice posted
Caption: Providing that it is not a defense to prosecution for air pollution that variance or other order authorizing same has been issued by the Texas Air Control Board unless same is concurred in by local governing bodies.
HB 272 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Committee hearing notice posted
Caption: Relating to authority of counties to set water quality standards.
HB 362 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: To provide authority for cities to regulate the construction and maintance of structures within areas of extraterritorial jurisdiction; and declaring an emergency.
HB 480 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Authorizing the creation and organization in metropolitan areas of rapid transit authorities; making findings and defining terms; prescribing the functions, powers and duties of such authorities; authorizing the levy and collection or motor vehicles emission taxes by such authorities; authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes and making provision for securing their payment by such authorities; authorizing the adoption of rules and regulations and the prescribing of penaltise; containing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 705 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a study of the regulation of groundwater withdrawal by the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.
HB 739 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Establishing the Texas Air Control Board as an independent state agency.
HB 888 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to air pollution control.
HB 1321 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to institute and administer a program of State grants in the aid to local agencies providing programs of child care to children deemed eligible therefor by the Department; authorizing the Department to enter into any agreements or contracts necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act; authorizing the Department to allocate appropriated funds to local agencies on a matching fund basis to carry out the provisions of this Act; making an appropriation; providing for periodic evaluation of grantee performance; providing a repealing clause, a savings clause.
HB 1391 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee
Caption: Relating to sale of bread.
HB 1493 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to disqualification of certain persons connected with lobbying from certain appointive state offices; prescribing a penalty.
HB 1743 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Elections
Caption: Pertaining to preservation of ballots and records of voting machines where a second election is scheduled to be held in the same county within twenty-one days after another election; amending Section 20 of Article 7.14, Vernon's Texas Election Code; and declaring an emergency
HCR 96 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Instructing the Legislative Budget Board to prepare budget recommendations which it will present to the Regular Session of the 64th Legislature in the format of a Program Budget as well as the traditional type of budget.
HR 116 Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Caption: Creating an interim study committee to study all facets of the environmental programs.