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Legislation authored by Chet Brooks

Includes legislation with Chet Brooks as the primary author for the 63rd through 72nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

72nd Regular Session
SB 38 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Medicaid analysis and cost control office.
SB 130 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contractual agreements between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Chiropractic College.
SB 154 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a concessioner.
SB 181 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the licensing of marriage and family therapists, the regulation of the practice of marriage and family therapy, and the selection of practitioners under certain insurance policies; providing a criminal penalty; providing appropriation of fees.
SB 233 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to regulation of tow truck owners.
SB 234 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to cost-of-living salary increases for certain employees certified by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
SB 236 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a commercial fisheries marketing council in the agriculture department.
SB 255 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to mental health and mental retardation services for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired.
SB 300 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to salary payments for state employees who are called to active military duty.
SB 339 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision under certain health insurance coverage of benefits for cleft lip, cleft palate, and other craniofacial defects.
SB 340 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to granting a licensed psychologist membership or privileges on the staff of a hospital or private mental hospital or facility.
SB 387 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to computation of benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for law enforcement and custodial officers.
SB 388 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of tow trucks hired by nonprofit corporations.
SB 389 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of tow trucks; providing penalties.
SB 390 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to confidentiality and privilege requirements for certain information relating to impaired physicians.
SB 403 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to mental health and mental retardation, including conforming amendments.
SB 404 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to conforming the Health and Safety Code to certain Acts of the 71st Legislature, to nonsubstantively codifying in that code certain related health and safety laws, to making corrective changes in that code, and to making conforming changes to other laws involving health and safety matters.
SB 443 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to an exemption of members of the state military forces and public security officers employed by the adjutant general from the prohibition against carrying certain weapons.
SB 521 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the regulation of medical physicists; providing penalties.
SB 547 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to abate public nuisances.
SB 590 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the professional association of podiatrists and medical doctors.
SB 605 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to increases in annuities being paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 612 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses; imposing penalties.
SB 716 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the inspection of certain law enforcement records and files of a child.
SB 752 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of professional nursing.
SB 753 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the management, coordination, supervision, and provision of public school health services.
SB 766 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from tuition at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans and their dependents.
SB 777 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to an emergency appropriation for the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool.
SB 778 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to permanent guardianships for minors or physically or mentally handicapped persons.
SB 830 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to hazardous waste reduction.
SB 856 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the use of scrap tires by political subdivisions for road construction or repair.
SB 909 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air quality; providing penalties.
SB 931 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for smoking in public places or at public meetings; providing penalties.
SB 963 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and to the powers and duties of regional centers.
SB 964 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain registered nurses in health insurance coverage.
SB 977 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the further development of the fish farming industry, including the licensing of vehicles used in fish farming operations, licenses required for selling fish, and the availability of water used in fish farming.
SB 1053 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prevention and remediation of coastal erosion, the protection of coastal resources, the protection and enhancement of the public's common law rights of access to and use of public beaches, and the preservation of sand dunes for storm protection and conservation purposes; providing for civil penalties.
SB 1054 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the protection and enhancement of state-owned coastal wetlands.
SB 1077 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the adoption of minimal standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment, the creation of the elevator advisory board, and inspections of elevators, escalators, and related equipment; providing a penalty.
SB 1116 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts.
SB 1122 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a waste tire recycling program; imposing administrative and civil penalties.
SB 1123 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dispensing opticians; providing a civil and criminal penalty.
SB 1142 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at institutions of higher education and public technical institutes for certain students in foster or other residential care.
SB 1149 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to fees relating to an application for a protective order against family violence.
SB 1150 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for smoking in certain public places or at certain public meetings; providing penalties.
SB 1154 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Retirement & Aging
Caption: Relating to disability benefits for members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1155 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Retirement & Aging
Caption: Relating to retirement benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain law enforcement and custodial officers.
SB 1156 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of tow trucks by nonprofit corporations.
SB 1157 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the financing and purchasing procedures of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.
SB 1160 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to certain measures to decrease the nursing shortage in this state.
SB 1170 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Texas Commission for the Deaf to the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
SB 1171 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the establishment and enforcement or orders requiring health insurance for children, additional child support for medical support of children and concerning the medical assistance program.
SB 1172 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to legislative leave for peace officers employed or appointed by a state agency.
SB 1173 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Retirement & Aging
Caption: Relating to the right of certain municipal and county employees to purchase a continuation of health benefits coverage at retirement.
SB 1174 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons operating, assembling, or disassembling cranes; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1175 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history information records on certain court-appointed special advocates for children.
SB 1176 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dentistry.
SB 1177 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to operation of, and benefits provided by, the Health Insurance Risk Pool.
SB 1178 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Deparment of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to make payments to a person with a mental disability participating in a supported housing program.
SB 1235 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to postretirement benefit increases, cost of living adjustments, disability retirement and death benefits, and the effect of employment after retirement on benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1239 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for certain state employees.
SB 1416 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the responsibilities of governing boards.
SB 1418 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the state military forces, including membership, finances, and training.
SB 1443 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a student with dyslexia to participate in extracurricular activities.
SB 1446 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the improvement of maternal and child health care services by maximizing federal funds available to the Texas Medical Assistance Program, removing barriers to services for Medicaid clients and providers, providing for grants for maternal and child health care services, and creating the Commission on Maternal and Child Health.
SB 1447 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to special subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requirements of a social study in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in which an adoption is sought.
SB 1451 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the incorporation of and membership of hospitals and a hospital council or related subgroup in a cooperative assocation.
SB 1452 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the enactment of state administered health insurance program for those under a certain percentage of the federal poverty level.
SB 1453 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain clinical laboratory practitioners; providing for a criminal penalty and denial, suspension, or revocation of certification; making an appropriation.
SB 1454 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to premium rates for health insurance sold to small groups.
SB 1455 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to the certification and regulation of private review agents; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 1460 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Diabetes Council.
SB 1461 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to basic group health insurance coverage for certain small employers.
SB 1463 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to regulating the taking of crab, molluscan shellfish, and other aquatic life; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 1476 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to setting rates for medical assistance programs and day-care programs.
SB 1483 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to filing and effect of lawsuits by and against the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority and the submission and review of a license application for a disposal site by the authority.
SB 1515 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to construction and operation of certain hazardous waste facilities.
SB 1517 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to requiring immunization of certain students and access to certain records in case of an emergency or epidemic.
SB 1520 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the regulation of an employer of certain temporary common workers; providing penalties.
SB 1530 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to minimum standards promulgated by the Department of Human Services for child-placing agencies and to records pertaining to children placed for adoption.
SB 1531 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of funds by certain state teaching hospitals and hospital districts and the use of those funds for the Medicaid disproportionate share program; making an appropriation.
SB 1556 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture; providing a penalty.
SB 1557 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of by-product materials and naturally occurring radioactive materials.
SB 1575 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a commission to coordinate the celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of Stephen F. Austin.
SB 1576 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to conveyances by deed of interests in real property.
SB 1579 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation of an executive committee of the Board of Pardons and Paroles for the administration and operation of the board.
SB 1582 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for policies of windstorm and hail insurance issued by the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
SB 1583 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to certain rate and reinsurance requirements for property and other risks insured through the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
SB 1584 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to inspections required for certain windstorm and hail insurance coverage.
SB 1585 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to claims disputes with the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
SB 1586 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors and operation of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
SB 1587 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to liability limitations on certain policies of windstorm and hail insurance issued by the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
SB 1591 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to county budget officers.
SB 1592 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a former or retired justice of the peace to serve as temporary justice.
SB 1593 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the salary of the county judge of certain counties.
SB 1601 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to the custodial care of children.
SB 1613 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses; imposing penalties.
SCR 2 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Providing for a joint session to canvass the votes for governor and lieutenant governor, and for a joint session for the inaugural ceremony.
SCR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the house and senate permission to adjourn more than three days during the period beginning on January 9, 1991, and ending on January 14, 1991.
SCR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the 72nd Legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days.
SCR 15 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the 1990-1991 Dickinson High School Marching Band.
SCR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center on its 50th "Golden Jubilee" Anniversary.
SCR 17 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Preston Shirley.
SCR 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create the Special Interim Committee on Guardianship.
SCR 21 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing February 5, 1991, as Pasadena Day at the Capitol.
SCR 22 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Texas Academy of Family Physicians on the 20th anniversary of the Physician of the Day program.
SCR 23 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Captain Leon Edward Lewis, Jr.
SCR 24 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable William M. "Bill" Rapp.
SCR 32 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Woodrow Seals.
SCR 33 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Mrs. Bea Ramirez Svambera and her students on their excellent contribution to the preservation of the history of Texas.
SCR 37 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Extending a Texas-size thank you to the City of Pasadena on winning the Mayor's Trophy for their float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day 1991, in Pasadena, California.
SCR 50 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Thelma "T" Galyean.
SCR 66 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Expressing support for the establishment of a funding mechanism for the Texas Silver Haired Legislature.
SCR 76 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Extending best wishes to the clergy, administration, and members of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church on the occasion of its 120th anniversary.
SCR 77 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Evelyn Krantz of Galveston.
SCR 78 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Chief of Police William John Burns of Galveston.
SCR 84 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the courage and service of the men and women of the Texas State Guard and extending best wishes for a successful 50th Muster.
SCR 86 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Janet Trumble.
SCR 87 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Extending best wishes to Cheri Ann Morgan as she competes in the Miss Texas USA Pageant.
SCR 88 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending all those who devoted time and energy to creating the Enhanced 9-1-1 service for Galveston County.
SCR 95 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Judy Calvin.
SCR 96 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing gratitude to Dr. Robert M. Barr for his leadership and wishing him a rewarding retirement.
SCR 102 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Texas Heroes Monument Commission.
SCR 103 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Albert Petitt, Jr.
SCR 105 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Betty Jo Bevil as an exemplary public servant and wishing her happiness throughout her retirement.
SCR 109 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the month of May, 1991, as Older American's Month and welcoming participants to the Gala Grand Opening of "New Expressions: A Celebration of Older Texan's Creativity."
SCR 110 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Mr. Robert Lee Baker for his loyal service to the youth of Texas.
SCR 113 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Captain Russell Bryant, Sr.
SCR 120 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the country of Switzerland and its citizens for the role they have played in bringing about better understanding and more cooperation among other nations.
SCR 121 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Resolving that the state of Texas will take all actions necessary for the full implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
SCR 123 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Maribelle Hamblen Reich.
SCR 124 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Ina Ivory Garner on her 100th birthday, April 18, 1991.
SCR 125 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Eugene W. Parrish III.
SCR 126 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the parents and grandparents of Samuel Austin Schwartz.
SCR 127 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Mrs. Margie Keating for her years of faithful service to the citizens of Texas.
SCR 128 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. Stephen R. Lewis.
SCR 129 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Lewis Harris.
SCR 130 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Thomas D. Hanstrom.
SCR 132 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Maurice A. Harr.
SCR 136 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Dr. Robert Bernstein for his innumerable contributions to the field of health and to the State of Texas.
SCR 146 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Encouraging the Texas Department of Human Services to develop a system of appropriate rate setting methodology which has as its focus the goal of quality care in all necessary and desirable settings.
SCR 150 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Resolving that the state of Texas will take all actions necessary for the full implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate Caucus Report.
SR 2 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lieutenant Governor William P. Hobby, Secretary Betty King, Enrolling Clerk Patsy McDonald Spaw and her staff, and Texas A&M University Press for presenting to the citizens of Texas an informative account of the state's legislative body, the Texas Senate.
SR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bryan R. Adams of Lake Jackson for devotion to the teaching profession and honoring him with a Life Membership in the Brazosport Nature Center and Planetarium.
SR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Houston, Texas, on its 125th anniversary.
SR 83 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Requesting that the Joint Task Force on Waste Management Policy be allowed to retain the minimal staff support necessary to coordinate and complete the duties assigned by the legislature.
SR 87 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bob Beck on his retirement after 10 years of distinguished service with the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 227 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wenona Christine Jones Glasgow.
SR 228 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Jose Jover of Humble, Texas.
SR 323 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Sarah Anna Simmons Farmer of Pasadena on her 100th birthday.
SR 327 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Dr. Carlos Norberto Cagliotti and Dr. Horatio David Pacheco.
SR 408 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Shannon McCann and Bill Randell Pewitt on the birth of their second son, John Augustus "Jack" McCann Pewitt.
SR 449 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring April 11, 1991 "ARC/Texas" Day in recognition of the tireless volunteerism of ARC members throughout the state and of their 41 years of support for advancements in services benefitting Texas citizens with mental retardation.
SR 462 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hilda Garza Torres of Galveston on the joyful occasion of her 40th birthday.
SR 463 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Friendswood Junior High School journalism students and their teacher and sponsor Ms. Suzette Gibson.
SR 464 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Friendswood Junior High School journalism students and their teacher and sponsor, Ms. Suzette Gibson.
SR 516 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Honorable Bill Parker, the Honorable Charles H. Griffin and the Honorable Marvin Lindsey, County Commissioners from Mills County.
SR 566 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining with the citizens of La Marque in expressing gratitude to the Reverend Nathaniel Humphrey with best wishes for a most rewarding retirement.
SR 587 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining with the citizens of Galveston County as they pay tribute to the Gulf Coast Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Incorporated, and their volunteers in celebration of Big Brothers-Big Sisters National Volunteer Appreciation Week to be held April 22-28, 1991.
SR 624 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Miss Shayla Michelle Ivey of Pasadena on the occasion of her 13th birthday, May 1, 1991.
SR 635 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the New Mexico Amigos and the distinguished Governor Bruce King of the State of New Mexico on their visit to the capital of Texas.
SR 672 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring May 9, 1991, as Corporate Recycling Day in Texas and recognizing the Houston Corporate Recycling Council for its leadership in promoting the implementation of recycling programs in private industry.
SR 688 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of R. Jenning "Jay" Bohner III of Houston.
SR 742 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Parker Elementary Magnet School Performing Violins and Cellos ensemble.
SR 776 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1991 as "Mental Health Month" and encouraging all Texans to educate themselves and others regarding the importance of mental health and mental illness issues.
SR 777 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining with the citizens of Galveston Island as they celebrate the 105th anniversary of the first planting of the oleander during the 1991 Oleander Festival.
SR 778 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the children of the first grade class at Westlawn Elementary School in La Marque for their keen interest in history and the great countries and people of the world.
SR 787 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of renowned Master of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, of Galveston, Dr. Panda Lee.
SR 788 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Captain Julius W. Jockusch of Galveston.
SR 789 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 3rd Group 304th MP BN of the Texas State Guard for helping victims during the recent flood disaster in San Benito.
SR 842 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Captain Harry L. Coker for the outstanding job he performed in the ports of Galveston and Texas City.
SR 854 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Amending the Senate Rules of the 72nd Legislature by adding Subsection (d) to Rule 7.12.
SR 868 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Senate officers and staff for their outstanding work during the regular session of the 72nd Legislature.
SR 886 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing appreciation to all the brave men and women who have served our country.
SR 887 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Resolving that the state of Texas will take all actions necessary for the full implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
SR 888 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Caucus Report
72nd 1st Called Session
SB 11 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the administration of, benefits payable by, and credit established in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 22 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the delivery of health and human services.
SB 42 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a former or retired justice of the peace to serve as temporary justice.
SB 43 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to county budget officers.
SB 72 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the improvement of maternal and child health care services by maximizing federal funds available to the Texas Medical Assistance Program, removing barriers to services for Medicaid clients and providers, and providing for grants for maternal and child health care services.
SB 82 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the levy of an assessment against certain hospitals and hospital districts and to the use of those funds; making an appropriation.
SB 95 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the regulaton of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties.
SB 96 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the tax levy of a junior college district formerly managed, controlled and operated by an independent school district.
SCR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
SCR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing appreciation to all who contributed to the preservation of the Texas Heroes Monument.
SCR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Sister M. Andrea Schueren on her Golden Jubilee with the Order of Sisters of Christian Charity.
SCR 11 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering for its contributions to the State of Texas over the last 50 years.
SCR 12 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the residents of Texas City for their notable accomplishments and extending best wishes for a joyous 80th anniversary.
SCR 13 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Welcoming Juan V. Saez to Houston as the new Consul General of the Philippines.
SCR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Raymond Clyde Summy.
SCR 24 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Establishing a special joint interim committee to study the organization and management of the state's historical and cultural resources.
SCR 26 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: In memory of former Galveston Mayor Adrian F. Levy, Sr.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 24 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nancy Elsie Walton of Kingsland.
SR 25 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sibyl Hancock of Pasadena.
SR 38 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Senator Gonzalo Barrientos on his birthday.
SR 46 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging appropriate steps to be taken by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation to name U.S. Highway 59 from Laredo to Houston in honor of Senator Lloyd Bentsen.
SR 211 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Gene Stough on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 287 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate Caucus Report.
72nd 2nd Called Session
SB 22 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds and use of the proceeds from the bonds for mental health and mental retardation facilities.
SB 40 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the regulation of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties.
SB 51 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority to give consent to the medical or other treatment of a resident of an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded.
SCR 11 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing deep gratitude to Mr. Jorge Rincones and recognizing his contributions to his country and his state.
SCR 15 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Resolved by the Senate of the State of Texas, the House of Representatives concurring, that the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, stand adjourned sine die.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 41 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Arlan Varner for his 30 years of loyal service to the State of Texas.
SR 82 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Peggy Tibbs for being selected "District Teacher of the Year" for 1991-1992 by the Deer Park Independent School District.
SR 97 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate Caucus Report.
72nd 3rd Called Session
SCR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the people of the City of Deer Park and extending best wishes for a joyous celebration in honor of the city's 100th anniversary.
SCR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Extending best wishes to all citizens of La Porte for a most joyous and festive 100th birthday.
SCR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Ben G. Levisee for his record of exemplary work with credit unions.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending congratulations to Betty Helton for being named top vocational education teacher of the nation by the American Vocational Association.
SR 93 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate caucus report.
72nd 4th Called Session
SCR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Extending deepest sympathy to the family of Joseph Schwartz.
SCR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Ambassador Edward A. Clark.
SCR 7 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Extending heartfelt condolences to the family of Ballinger Mills, Jr.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate Caucus Report.
SR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lillian Reynolds Lester.
SR 60 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gary and Lola Bowden on their 25th wedding anniversary.
SR 73 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Larry Walker.
SR 75 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Felton West on his impressive career.
SR 76 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Miss Love Gatlin.
SR 79 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate caucus report.
71st Regular Session
SB 120 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to smoking in public places or at public meetings; providing penalties.
SB 202 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a special advisory committee to the Industrial Accident Board concerning occupational therapy and to the membership of that board's health care advisory committee.
SB 206 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to regulation of tow truck owners.
SB 207 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of vehicle storage facilities; providing penalties.
SB 277 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to exempting certain lawn and yard services from sales and use taxes.
SB 299 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a county treasurer in certain counties.
SB 300 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to certain duties that may be exercised by a dental hygienist under the supervision of a dentist.
SB 301 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the membership of the State Board of Dental Examiners.
SB 337 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested cal.
Caption: Relating to the Radiation and Perpetual Care Fund and transfers to that fund.
SB 357 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a sick leave pool to benefit certain state employees who suffer a catastrophic illness or injury.
SB 447 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels.
SB 485 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to an exemption from tuition and laboratory fees for volunteer fire fighters enrolled in certain courses at public institutions of higher education.
SB 486 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain powers and duties that may be exercised by a doctor of osteopathic medicine.
SB 487 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the provision of long-term health care; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 499 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to credit in the Texas Municipal Retirement System for service performed before the participation date of a participating municipal department.
SB 514 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to limitations on the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to acquire certain materials, supplies, and equipment for state-owned hospitals or clinics.
SB 515 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligible institutions that can establish cooperative associations.
SB 543 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to recording requirements for an instrument conveying an interest in real property.
SB 595 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the regulation of psychologists.
SB 626 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the adoption of minimal standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment, the creation of the elevator certification board, and inspections of elevators, escalators, and related equipment....
SB 627 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain crane operators; providing penalties.
SB 671 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to clarification and authorization relating to drugs and devices necessary to perform dialysis for persons with chronic kidney failure.
SB 676 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for assault of a family member and for the violation of a protective order.
SB 718 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot in a water control and improvement district election, a municipal utility district election, a water improvement district election ....
SB 719 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to administrative review of property tax determinations.
SB 770 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Institute of Biosciences and Technology at Texas A&M University.
SB 786 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of pilots providing pilot services to or from ports located in Galveston County, Texas.
SB 787 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to regulation of dispensing opticians; providing a penalty.
SB 788 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a physician to supply drugs and other remedies free of charge to certain patients.
SB 844 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of a harbor and port facility to employ public security officers.
SB 845 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to cancellation and nonrenewal insurance policies by insurers placed in supervision, conservatorship, or receivership.
SB 943 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration of certain painting contractors; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 959 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to education, testing, counseling, policies, medical records, disclosure of information, prevention, control, and treatment concerning acquired immune deficiency syndrome, human immunodeficiency virus....
SB 981 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to peer assistance programs for professionals and the suspension period for a license or certificate of any practitioner of professional nursing.
SB 982 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to a support program for persons who are mentally disabled.
SB 983 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of a state funding program by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System for the benefit of court-appointed volunteer advocate programs.
SB 1025 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the power of a nonprofit corporation to lend money to, arrange for liability indemnification of, or otherwise assist an officer or director.
SB 1078 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to health and safety, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.
SB 1093 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the boards of directors of drainage districts in Galveston County.
SB 1094 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to increases in annuities being paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1095 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Centennial Scholars Matching Fund at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
SB 1140 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a commercial fisheries marketing council in the agriculture department.
SB 1161 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to payment of Medicaid for services to patients at state supported psychiatric facilities.
SB 1162 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers of a county civil service commission and to the grounds for termination of county employees in certain counties.
SB 1504 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to family violence shelters.
SB 1505 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to children placed for adoption.
SB 1506 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to credit in the Texas County and District Retirement System for service performed before the participation date of a participating subdivision.
SB 1507 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the promotion and regulation of the fish farming industry and to the introduction of fish, shellfish, and aquatic plants into public water; providing penalties.
SB 1508 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to renewal of a license to practice pharmacy and continuing education requirements for pharmacists.
SB 1509 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a support program to assist persons with disabilities and their families; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1510 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to naming the Texas Institute of Oceanography as a program of Texas A&M University at Galveston.
SB 1517 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the registration and permitting requirements of certain municipal solid waste management facilities, to establishing a waste minimization and recycling office within the Texas Department of Health....
SB 1518 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption of municipal solid waste management facilities and certain solid and hazardous waste management facilities from review by the Texas Air Control Board.
SB 1519 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to state, regional, and local solid waste management plans and to the implementation of those plans through municipal solid waste planning regions.
SB 1521 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the waste reduction advisory committee and to waste minimization and reduction activities of the Texas Water Commission.
SB 1522 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public policy regarding solid waste; to the thorough and timely review of permit applications; defining "adequate capacity."
SB 1523 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to a solid waste disposal and cleanup and to solid waste disposal fees and other fees charged by the Texas Department of Health.
SB 1544 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition of fees on the storage, processing, and disposal of hazardous waste at commercial hazardous waste storage, processing, and disposal facilities in the state.
SB 1561 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain information collected by the State Bureau of Vital Statistics.
SB 1570 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a statewide telecommunications relay service for the hearing and speech impaired.
SB 1571 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the coastal management coordinating responsibilities of the General Land Office.
SB 1574 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of marital and family therapy; establishing a board; providing for fees; providing for the inclusion of the services of those therapists in health insurance coverage, and....
SB 1582 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to access by disabled persons to mass transit systems.
SB 1583 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a concessioner.
SB 1584 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make an arrest without a warrant for the criminal offense of violation of a court order and for the criminal offense of assault.
SB 1586 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the resale of certain drugs dispensed under the medical assistance program.
SB 1587 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the use and removal from state agencies and other entities of telecommunication devices for the deaf.
SB 1588 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/90
Caption: Relating to an anatomical gift statement on the reverse side of a driver's license.
SB 1590 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture; providing penalties.
SB 1592 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to definitions of "political subdivision" and "employee" and to the adoption of general workers' compensation laws by political subdivisions.
SB 1595 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of operating an unregistered family home and the advertising of unregistered family homes; providing penalties for violations.
SB 1613 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the management, coordination, supervision, and provision of public school health services.
SB 1626 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of home health care agencies and to permits to administer medication to patients of home health agencies.
SB 1638 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to participation in health maintenance organizations by state employees and equal contribution for group insurance coverages.
SB 1640 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to income eligibility for medical assistance; advisory committees of the department; the provision and payment of hospital and physician services; and the liability of health care providers rendering services...
SB 1678 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the Texas Medicaid program regarding optional maternal and child health services; to the creation of the Maternal and Child Health Committee; and to authority for use of local funds in the....
SB 1679 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the care and treatment of persons with intractable pain by the use of dangerous drugs or controlled substances; providing a penalty.
SB 1680 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office.
SB 1686 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the coordination and expansion of services to youth, including the establishment of the Commission on Children, Youth, and Family Services.
SB 1711 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to sexual assault prevention and crisis services.
SB 1712 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool.
SB 1740 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the center for rural health initiatives.
SB 1758 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the Interagency Council on Sex Offender Treatment and to the establishment of a statewide registry of treatment providers of rehabilitation services for sex offenders.
SB 1759 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the attainment of educational skills as a condition of probation or parole.
SB 1763 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to confidentiality and privilege requirements for certain information relating to impaired physicians.
SB 1776 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the attainment of educational skills as a condition of probation or parole.
SB 1784 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the review of investigations and complaints by the Office of Youth Care Investigations.
SB 1785 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the execution of a directive for withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining procedures under the Natural Death Act.
SB 1798 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to financial support of the Texas State Guard.
SB 1817 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to residential facilities for certain delinquent children.
SB 1833 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the establishment by the Texas Adult Probation Commission of the Battering Intervention and Prevention Project.
SB 1837 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to costs a hospital facility owned by the state, a hospital district, a hospital authority, or a unit of local government may recover under an insurance policy or a health care plan or program....
SB 1838 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to making a health care plan established by a school district subject to certain provisions of the Insurance Code.
SB 1850 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts.
SCR 9 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Permitting the legislature to adjourn from January 11, 1989 until January 16, 1989.
SCR 14 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning January 18, 1989, and ending January 23, 1989 and beginning March 22, 1989, and ending March 28, 1989.
SCR 31 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Dr. John P. McGovern for his achievements.
SCR 32 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Expressing support for the continuation and expansion of programs that provide health care and personal care services for elderly Texans.
SCR 83 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Texas Department of Health to review the feasibility of adopting rules to regulate imported municipal solid waste.
SCR 89 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Establishing the Texas Heroes Monument Commission.
SCR 98 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Requesting the Department of Human Services to create a special committee to review the department's drug code index used in the Vendor Drug program.
SCR 103 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Jean Mills.
SCR 112 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Creating the Legislative Oversight Committee on the HIV Epidemic.
SCR 113 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Recognizing the role that higher education and the University of Houston-Clear Lake play in support of the region's aerospace economy.
SCR 116 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Senator Grady Hazlewood.
SCR 117 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Health to make available data on the costs associated with the most common diagnostic categories among older citizens.
SCR 119 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Human Services to establish a task force to help implement a case manager program for runaways.
SCR 128 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Encouraging the public and private sectors to cooperate in establishing programs to rehabilitate housing and build new housing for the disadvantaged.
SCR 145 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Requesting Congress to continue the full funding of the National Sea Grant College Program.
SCR 151 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Harris County Hospital District permission to sue the State of Texas and the Alief Independent School District.
SCR 163 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas Board of Regents.
SCR 166 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Don Rives.
SCR 167 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Requesting the House to return House Bill 174 to the Senate for further consideration.
SCR 170 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Miguel A. Ortega.
SJR 18 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain property of nonprofit veterans organizations.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate Caucus Report.
SR 17 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Continuing the existence of the Task Force on Waste Management Policy.
SR 70 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of M. C. (Buddy) Bray.
SR 112 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Senator Judith Zaffirini on her birthday.
SR 113 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Ida Freeman Levinson on her 84th birthday.
SR 175 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Dr. Morris Craig for his outstanding efforts in establishing the Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders.
SR 176 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Dr. Robert Bernstein for his outstanding efforts in establishing the Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders.
SR 177 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Dr. J. Thomas Hutton for his outstanding efforts in establishing the Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders.
SR 201 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the Rebild National Park Society for its accomplishments in Denmark and the United States.
SR 261 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Elmor K. Jones of Pledger, Texas.
SR 280 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Johnnie Henderson for his contributions to his community and state.
SR 292 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Establishing the Texas Heroes Monument Commission.
SR 334 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Angie and Warren Schlief on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 355 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing Butch Baird of Miami, Florida, for his participation in the Galveston Island Senior Olympics.
SR 394 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming Chief Commissioner Jan A. Seij.
SR 408 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Captain James A. Borup for his service to his community and to his profession.
SR 409 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the Gulf Coast Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Incorporated, for the work accomplished by these caring individuals on behalf of the children of Galveston County and Texas.
SR 414 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of David L. Garza, Jr., of Houston.
SR 419 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing the contributions of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and its distinguished members.
SR 461 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations and appreciation to Mayor Jan Coggeshall.
SR 492 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Celebrating San Jacinto Day, April 21, 1989.
SR 656 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the superior accomplishments of the men and women in the Galveston Independent School District School Volunteer Program.
SR 657 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Paul Gorton Blanton.
SR 694 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Juergen and Hanni Meisenkothen for being outstanding citizens of Lake Jackson, Texas.
SR 726 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Marcelle League for receiving the 1989 Senior Citizen of the Year Award from Eagle End Center.
SR 769 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Ralph E. Frede for his exceptional contributions to Baylor College of Medicine.
SR 784 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Requesting Congress to continue full funding of the National Sea Grant College Program.
SR 837 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Creating the Task Force on Waste Reduction & Minimization.
SR 838 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 841 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Albert Alkek for his contributions to improving the quality of life for his fellowman.
SR 842 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Reverend William A. Lawson for his contributions to improving the quality of life for his fellowman.
SR 843 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Jack S. Blanton for his contributions to improving the quality of life for his fellowman.
SR 844 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to V. H. "Pete" Horn for his contributions to improving the quality of life for his fellowman.
SR 845 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to George Mitchell for his contributions to improving the quality of life for his fellowman.
SR 846 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Louisa Stude Sarofim of Houston for her contributions to improving the quality of life for her fellowman.
SR 864 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Directing the Senate Health and Human Services Committee to monitor the Child Protective Services program and the Chronically Ill and Disabled Children's program.
71st 1st Called Session
SB 13 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits to an employee of a political subdivision.
SB 14 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits to employees of political subdivisions.
SB 19 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the application of the workers' compensation laws to certain political subdivisions, including community centers for mental health and mental retardation services.
SB 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the care and treatment of persons with intractable pain by the use of dangerous drugs or controlled substances; providing a penalty.
SB 55 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to training programs for recertification of persons employed in the food service industry.
SB 59 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the assesment and collection by and the appropriation to the Texas Department of Health of fees for certain regulatory, licensing, and other functions of the department.
SB 65 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to appropriations for the promotion, regulation, and coordination of aquaculture and the fish farming industry.
SB 73 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a concessioner.
SB 76 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the transfer of funds by certain state teaching hospitals and hospital districts and the use of those funds for the Medicaid disproportionate share program and making an appropriation.
SB 88 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts.
SB 94 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of medical physicists; providing penalties.
SB 99 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to confidentiality and privilege requirements for certain information relating to impaired physicians.
SCR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Granting Harris County Hospital District permission to sue the Alief Independent School District Insurance Fund and the State of Texas.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 113 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Creating an interim study to examine and propose to the 72nd Legislature a policy for long-term care of the elderly and people with physical and mental disabilities.
SR 146 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Requesting the Texas congressional delegation to support the creation of new Medicaid options and requirements.
SR 162 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Robert Allen Nesbitt of Galveston.
SR 163 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Establishing a special interim committee to study all aspects of and issues relating to the reduction and minimization of all waste products by local, state, and federal governments.
SR 170 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating A.R. "Babe" Schwartz on his 63rd birthday.
SR 175 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Creating the Senate Interim Committee on Redistricting.
SR 184 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Creating the Special Interim Committee on Guardianship.
SR 187 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Annie Ruth Rye Lane of Austin on her 80th birthday.
SR 202 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate Caucus Report.
71st 2nd Called Session
SB 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the promotion, regulation, and coordination of aquaculture and the fish farming industry; making appropriations.
SB 21 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to appropriations for the coastal management coordinating responsibilities of the General Land Office.
SB 35 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to financial support of the Texas State Guard.
SB 36 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the carrying of weapons by members of the state military forces.
SB 43 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to transferring appropriations relating to the children's trust fund.
SB 44 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to emergency appropriations for the court-appointed volunteer advocate program at the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.
SB 47 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the abatement of public nuisances in certain counties.
SB 48 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the imposition of costs in certain criminal cases.
SB 49 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to proprietary schools.
SCR 11 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Emmett F. Lowry.
SCR 12 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting the City of Pasadena permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office.
SCR 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Harris County Hospital District permission to sue the Alief Independent School District.
SCR 21 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Expressing legislative intent regarding authority of certain nursing students to administer medication.
SCR 24 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Andre Ware on being the 1989 Heisman Trophy winner.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the career of service of Mrs. Jane Gregory, Grand Conductress of the Order of the Eastern Star.
SR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of David Coopwood Bintliff of Houston.
SR 7 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Reverend Byron Eugene Williams for his quarter century of commitment to God and his people.
SR 29 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Eugene Victor Holt of Pasadena.
SR 32 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Lone Star Service Stations Association.
SR 34 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Minerva Braden Black of New Waverly.
SR 42 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Alfred J. DelPapa of Galveston.
SR 71 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Robert Garland Button and Nancy Rumsfeld Button on the birth of their son, Jeffrey Garland Button.
SR 84 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Thomas I. Fetzer of Houston.
SR 86 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Luther Louis Herring on his 102nd birthday.
SR 121 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 125 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming the members of the National Asbestos Council.
71st 3rd Called Session
SB 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning....
SB 11 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of a special fund for forfeiture proceeds and to permitting the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to use those proceeds for law enforcement purposes; making an appropriation.
SB 15 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the promotion, regulation, and coordination of aquaculture and the fish farming industry; making appropriations.
SB 17 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to transferring appropriations relating to the children's trust fund.
SB 19 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to emergency appropriations for the court-appointed volunteer advocate program administered by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.
SB 44 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to a commercial fisheries marketing council in the agriculture department.
SB 61 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to appraisal district and school district reports concerning taxable property values.
SB 62 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to registration with the Board of Tax Professional Examiners of certain persons performing studies of school district property values.
SB 63 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration of medications by nursing students and medication aide trainees to residents of nursing and convalescent institutions and patients of home health agencies; making an appropriation.
SB 66 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee payments at institutions of higher education.
SCR 2 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Charles M. Sanderson.
SCR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Reverend Andrew Walker Berry.
SCR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston on their 100th anniversary.
SCR 9 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting the City of Pasadena of Harris County, Texas and other parties, permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office.
SCR 11 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Resolving that the 71st Legislature, 3rd Called Session, stand adjourned sine die at eleven o'clock A.M. on March 28, 1990.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 75 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Delwin C. Parker, Sr., of Houston on his 82nd birthday.
SR 76 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing April 22, 1990, as Earth Day in Texas and April 21-22, 1990, as Earth Weekend in Galveston County.
SR 82 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
71st 4th Called Session
SB 33 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the administration of medications by nursing students and medication aide trainees to residents of nursing and convalescent institutions and patients of home health agencies; making an appropriation.
SB 34 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to emergency appropriations for the court-appointed volunteer advocate program administered by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.
SB 35 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to transferring appropriations relating to the children's trust fund.
SB 39 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee payments at institutions of higher education.
SB 40 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to registration with the Board of Tax Professional Examiners of certain persons performing studies of school district property values.
SB 41 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to appraisal district and school district reports concerning taxable property values.
SB 42 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of a special fund for forfeiture proceeds and to permitting the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to use those proceeds for law enforcement purposes; making an appropriation.
SB 43 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the promotion, regulation, and coordination of aquaculture and the fish farming industry; making appropriations.
SB 44 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning . . .
SB 57 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the determination of school district taxable values for the purpose of public school finance.
SB 69 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to a commercial fisheries marketing council in the agriculture department.
SB 78 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the basis of fees, charges, and rates for medical assistance provided by certain hospitals serving as primary teaching hospitals for certain institutions of higher education.
SB 89 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for required family practice clerkships.
SCR 2 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting the Harris County Hospital District permission to sue the Alief Independent School District.
SCR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Granting the City of Pasadena and other parties permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office.
SCR 8 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the Department of State to pursue special area designation for the Gulf of Mexico under the MARPOL treaty.
SCR 13 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of J. H. "Buddy" Raspberry of Houston.
SCR 14 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Establishing a recycling program within the Capitol Complex area.
SCR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Declaring intent in adding Chapter 110, Title 5, Civil Practice and Remedies Code and Article 5.15-4 of Subchapter B, Chapter 5, Insurance Code to the Omnibus Health Care Rescue Act (House Bill 18).
SCR 19 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Honoring Dr. Sammy Ray.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 88 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming Dr. Claudio Boccia.
SR 102 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the Texas Agriculture Extension Service for its invaluable assistance to the citizens of Texas who benefit from the Expanded Nutrition Program.
SR 103 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (TexPERS) for their accomplishments.
SR 111 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Reverend Dr. Frank Mimms Johnson of the First Missionary Baptist Church, Texas City, on the 44th anniversary as minister of that church.
SR 123 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
71st 5th Called Session
SB 4 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the basis of fees, charges, and rates for medical assistance provided by certain hospitals serving as primary teaching hospitals for certain institutions of higher education.
SB 11 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the promotion, regulation, and coordination of aquaculture and the fish farming industry; making appropriations.
SB 12 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to a commercial fisheries marketing council in the Department of Agriculture.
SB 55 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the administration of medications by nursing students and medication aide trainees to residents of nursing and convalescent institutions and patients of home health agencies; creating offenses....
SB 62 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to appropriations for the biennium ending August 31, 1991.
SB 66 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to emergency appropriations for the court-appointed volunteer advocate program administered by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.
SB 71 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture or seizure, and the disposition of funds derived from the forfeiture or seizure, of crime-related assets; making an appropriation.
SB 72 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to registration with the Board of Tax Professional Examiners of certain persons performing studies of school district property values.
SB 73 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for required family practice clerkships.
SB 77 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to anatomical gifts.
SCR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring intent in adding Chapter 110, Title 5, Civil Practice and Remedies Code and Article 5.15-4 of Subchapter B, Chapter 5, Insurance Code to the Omnibus Health Care Rescue Act (House Bill 18).
SCR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Declaring Danevang the Danish Capital of Texas.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 90 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wolters on their 55th wedding anniversary.
SR 115 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Declaring Danevang the Danish Capital of Texas with all attendant rights and privileges.
SR 120 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
71st 6th Called Session
SB 4 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the basis of fees, charges, and rates for medical assistance provided by certain hospitals serving as primary teaching hospitals for certain institutions of higher education.
SB 11 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to appropriations for the biennium ending August 31, 1991.
SB 43 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days--9/6/90
Caption: Relating to conforming Chapters 361 and 363, Health and Safety Code (the Solid Waste Disposal Act and the Comprehensive Municipal Solid Waste Management, Resource Recovery, and Conservation Act)....
SB 46 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of medications by nursing students and medication aide trainees to residents of nursing and convalescent institutions and patients of home health agencies; creating offenses....
SB 47 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture or seizure, and the disposition of funds derived from the forfeiture or seizure, of crime-related assets; making an appropriation.
SB 48 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, . . .
SB 55 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to an exemption for full-service gasoline stations during certain times from the requirement to provide refueling service to disabled persons.
SB 56 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee payments at certain institutions of higher education.
SB 62 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the promotion, regulation, and coordination of aquaculture and the fish farming industry; making appropriations.
SB 63 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to anatomical gifts.
SB 66 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to a commercial fisheries marketing council in the agriculture department.
SCR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: That the 71st Legislature of the State of Texas, 6th Called Session, having completed its labors stand adjourned sine die.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
SR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Champagne on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 30 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Declaring that Lieutenant Governor William P. Hobby, Jr., has been the guiding hand for and example to the Texas Senate in its legislative achievements during his 18 years in office.
SR 58 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Bryan Sperry on his new position.
SR 60 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Senate caucus report.
70th Regular Session
SB 86 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to construction requirements and premium rate reductions for certain insurable property under the catastrophe property insurance pool.
SB 165 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to smoking in public places or at public meetings; providing penalties.
SB 171 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of physicians under the Medical Practice Act and to the membership, powers, and duties of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners; providing a penalty.
SB 263 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/88
Caption: Relating to regulation of home health services.
SB 268 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement benefits from the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
SB 326 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to administration of, participation and credit in, and benefits from certain municipal retirement systems.
SB 334 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for preparing an instrument conveying an interest in real property that does not state the actual sales price, terms, and conditions of conveyance.
SB 377 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to limiting cancer reporting activities to specific geographical areas of the state.
SB 387 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a continuing education requirement for certain clerks.
SB 396 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and compensation of the Rural Medical Education Council, to loans administered by the council, to powers and duties of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, concerning those loans, and to assistance by the attorney general on request.
SB 492 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the terms of members of the Council on Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and to the administration of the children's trust fund.
SB 533 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the establishment, powers, and duties of the Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health in relation to the council.
SB 592 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to confidentiality and disclosure of test results for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and related infections; providing penalties.
SB 758 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to legal holidays for banks.
SB 808 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a support program to assist mentally or developmentally disabled persons and their families; providing a penalty.
SB 881 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school board approval of the detachment of territory from certain school districts.
SB 882 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Failed to pass to 3rd reading
Caption: Relating to airport law enforcement officers commissioned as peace officers.
SB 883 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of real estate appraisers; providing penalties.
SB 955 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to coverage of mental and emotional illness and disorders under certain accident and sickness insurance coverage.
SB 956 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to maternal and infant health.
SB 957 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the authority of commissioners courts in certain counties to provide child-care services to benefit the employees and jurors of the counties and to set fees for the services.
SB 1060 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the investment of funds of water control and improvement districts; amending Chapter I, Chapter 51, Water Code by adding Section 51.363; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1062 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the coordinated clinical education of medical and dental students, interns, residents, and fellows.
SB 1133 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the Texas Public Education Compensation Plan.
SB 1134 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the certification of nursing homes and related institutions that provide specialized care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; providing a penalty.
SB 1160 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the regulation of professional nursing, the establishment of professional nursing peer review, and certain professional nursing reporting procedures; providing a penalty.
SB 1161 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the regulation of pharmacists, pharmacies, and dangerous drugs.
SB 1162 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities.
SB 1163 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to services for chronically ill and disabled children.
SB 1164 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of day-care center directors and child-care administrators.
SB 1165 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of certain transportation costs for high-risk pregnant women, infants, and newborns.
SB 1331 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of and the service fee for 9-1-1 emergency telephone service in certain counties.
SB 1332 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of communication districts.
SB 1348 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to fees and costs that may be charged in a proceeding for a protective order; providing a penalty.
SB 1357 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the liability of pilots providing pilot services to or from ports located in Harris County, Texas.
SB 1364 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to allowing certain religious, educational, and charitable organizations to hold occasional tax-free sales or auctions.
SB 1365 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the study and selection of disposal sites by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.
SB 1367 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes, custodial care homes, and similar institutions.
SB 1369 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of certain licensed dietitians' services in health insurance coverage.
SB 1370 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to qualification to take the examination for certification as a psychologist.
SB 1371 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for coverage under certain accident and sickness insurance policies and certificates of insurance and for licensing of certain health agencies.
SB 1380 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to reduce employees' salaries for the purchase of annuities or investments for the employees.
SB 1402 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain continuing education requirements for physicians.
SB 1403 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a hospital make an itemized statement of billed services available to a patient.
SB 1404 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the manufacture, distribution, sale, prescription, and use of certain nonapproved drugs; providing penalty.
SB 1405 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to tests required by blood banks, records maintained by blood banks and liability for certain activities involving human body parts; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 1421 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dentistry and dental laboratories; providing penalties.
SB 1431 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the selection of health care providers by health maintenance organizations.
SB 1439 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to provision and regulation of certain health care benefits and practices.
SB 1440 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the purchase of electricity from facilities using solid waste.
SB 1456 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to service credit in the Texas County and District Retirement System for certain previous service.
SB 1460 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exemption from taxes on meals served to residents of certain retirement communities.
SB 1471 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to certain child-care institutions for incorrigible children.
SB 1482 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to participation in deferred compensation programs by employees of political subdivisions.
SB 1487 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the organization and operation of Texas A & M University at Galveston.
SB 1496 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of certain property for ad valorem taxation and to changes in appraisals.
SB 1508 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the regulation of infectious waste by the Texas Department of Health; providing penalties.
SB 1511 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the definition of assessed value for purposes of the constitutional limitations on the indebtedness of a political subdivision.
SB 1512 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the boards of directors of drainage districts in Galveston County.
SB 1513 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the levy of a maintenance and operation tax for the operation of the ports and harbors of certain cities; providing for the preparation and adoption of budgets for the ports and harbors of certain cities.
SCR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting Governor Mark White to address a joint session.
SCR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Providing for canvass of votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and appointing a committee to arrange for the joint session and inauguration ceremony.
SCR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Robert Richard Thornton.
SCR 25 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the League City Lions Club.
SCR 31 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the public and private sectors of Texas to review the report of the Latchkey Task Force.
SCR 51 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the Honorable C. Everett Koop, M.D., U.S. Surgeon General, to address a joint session of the legislature.
SCR 64 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Recognizing the need to provide funding to the Texas Department of Human Services for nursing home care.
SCR 66 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for the continuation of programs that provide health-care and personal care services for elderly Texans.
SCR 75 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Alzheimer's disease as a physical disease rather than a mental disorder.
SCR 76 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging the development of educational programs regarding Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.
SCR 85 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging the legal, banking, and insurance communities to provide public information on the value of estate planning for victims of Alzheimer's disease.
SCR 87 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Department of Human Services to implement certain recommendations regarding relations with care providers.
SCR 88 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Department of Human services to monitor the new single administrative law judge appeal process.
SCR 89 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Department of Human Services to implement certain recommendations regarding training in its audit of programs.
SCR 90 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Department of Human Services to implement certain recommendations regarding its program audit procedures.
SCR 99 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mary Jane Christiansen
SCR 101 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Texas Department on Aging on their efforts to address the in-home and community-based service for the elderly and requesting a report to continue and expand their efforts of the projects.
SCR 114 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the State Board of Education to amend the Texas Administrative Code to permit certain teachers and administrators to be employed in the public schools on an emergency basis.
SCR 117 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the State Board of Education to clarify rules regarding excused absences.
SCR 120 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Colonel James B. Adams.
SCR 132 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Creating a Special Task Force on the Future of Long-Term Health Care.
SCR 135 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the cooperation of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, the Central Education Agency, and the Texas Rehabilitation Commission in implementing an interagency agreement.
SCR 136 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the State Board of Insurance to clarify the requirements of the law relating to provision of insurance coverage for certain psychiatric treatment.
SCR 137 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Wilbur Cohen.
SCR 138 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Commending certain health and human services agencies and requesting the Long Term Care Coordinating Council to study needs of nursing home residents.
SCR 142 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Establish a special interim committee to study all aspects and issues relating to the management of all waste products by local, state, and federal governments, except radioactive waste.
SCR 147 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Recalling House Bill 2108 from the House for further consideration.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, Regular Session, 70th Legislature.
SR 12 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for John W. McCullough.
SR 60 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Captain Albert F. Schurig, Sr.
SR 64 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending the Youth Advisory Mainland Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
SR 84 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to William Cohn Levin, M.D., President of the University of Texas Medical Branch.
SR 166 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Carlos Hartnett.
SR 168 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for John Henry Clouser.
SR 169 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to the United Way on the event of its 100th anniversary.
SR 177 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Sylvia C. Bates on her 101st birthday.
SR 203 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Horton Foote.
SR 204 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending the Clogg Hoppers and their director, Marian Hackney.
SR 224 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Carlos Manuel Zaffirini, Jr.
SR 386 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Ann Drolsom.
SR 428 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Jack Elliott.
SR 451 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Eagle Scout Michael McCulloch.
SR 501 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for H. K. "Griz" Eckert.
SR 502 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dave L. Gates.
SR 575 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Jesse Carmona.
SR 587 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Mrs. Vinnie Nesbitt.
SR 644 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Bernard A. Milstein.
SR 664 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Thomas H. Pursley.
SR 665 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Paul Francis DeSanto.
SR 675 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Nando Hebert.
SR 676 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Mary Martin.
SR 679 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Judge Louis D. "Duke" Godard.
SR 687 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending LeRoy Melcher.
SR 688 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Lucile Melcher.
SR 689 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Dr. Philip Guthrie Hoffman.
SR 710 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to The Honorable Ni Yao-Li and Mr. Wu Nin-Xian.
SR 716 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus report, ad interim, 70th Legislature.
70th 1st Called Session
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, 1st Called Session, 70th Legislature.
SR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, Ad Interim, 1st Called Session, 70th Legislature.
70th 2nd Called Session
SB 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the reporting of waste volumes and the study, selection, acquisition, and operation of disposal sites by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.
SB 19 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the imposition and handling by county officers of a fee on persons released on bond.
SB 40 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to the levy of a maintenance and operation tax for the operation of the ports and harbors of certain cities; providing for the preparation and adoption of budgets for the ports and harbors of certain cities.
SB 49 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and compensation of the Rural Medical Education Council, to loans administered by the council, to powers and duties of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board concerning those loans, and to assistance by the attorney general on request.
SB 60 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of certain transportation costs for high-risk pregnant women and newborns.
SB 80 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to public notice of financial information of certain political subdivisions and to the appraisal of certain property for ad valorem taxation.
SB 87 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to reports to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and declaring an emergency.
SB 91 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the definition of blood banks and to "Operation Look-Back" procedures.
SB 93 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the removal of vehicles that are stopped in violation of state law.
SCR 2 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Creating the Task Force on Waste Management Policy.
SCR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting Comptroller Bob Bullock to address a joint session of the legislature Monday, June 22, 1987.
SCR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Requesting the State Board of Education to amend its rules to permit certain teachers and administrators to be employed on an emergency basis.
SCR 12 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the captain and crew of the Gyre for their heroic rescue of Zacary Bennett.
SCR 14 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Declaring each and every November to be Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Awareness Month in Texas.
SCR 17 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Philip Gauss, Jr.
SCR 19 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Joe P. Self, Jr.
SCR 24 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Establishing the Texas Heroes Monument Commission.
SCR 25 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Establishing the Special Task Force on Rural Health Care Delivery in Texas.
SCR 37 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Directing the Senate Committee on Human Services, the House Committee on Human Services and the House Committee on Public Health to monitor development of plans for services to persons with disabilities.
SCR 42 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Senate Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk to correct SB 86.
SR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Les G. Farmer, Jr.
SR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, Second Called Session, 70th Legislature.
SR 61 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Joe D. Gunn.
SR 71 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Charles Hill, Sr.
SR 89 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Recognizing the Sam Houston Memorial Association and commending the State Association of Electric Cooperatives in Texas.
SR 90 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for James R. Hornbeck.
SR 105 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Jeanne Mixon and John Schwartz on the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Alison Schwartz.
SR 109 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Establishing the Task Force on Waste Management Policy.
SR 116 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Ms. Emma Libson and Ms. Sasha Marks.
SR 127 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services to include certain matters in its interim activities.
SR 145 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Senator Grant Jones.
SR 146 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, Ad Interim, Second Called Session, 70th Legislature.
69th Regular Session
SB 49 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the administration of a 9-1-1 emergency telephone number system in certain counties and adjacent territory.
SB 50 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the designation of smoking areas in public places and at public meetings and the creation of the offense of smoking or possessing burning tobacco in a public place or at a public meeting in an area not designed as a smoking area.
SB 51 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain hospitals furnish information to the Texas Board of Health for the state cancer registry.
SB 52 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of providing a tobacco product to a person under the age of 21 years.
SB 53 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment, powers, and duties of the Texas Cancer Council and the duties and powers of the Texas Department of Health in relation to the council.
SB 116 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Coastal and Marine Council to submit annual reports to the governor and the legislature.
SB 329 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the annual report of the Texas Department of Human Resources.
SB 330 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain group policies of insurance to include benefits for home health service and to certain permissible provisions.
SB 371 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to funding for child abuse and neglect prevention programs, to certain fees, and to the establishment of the Council on Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention.
SB 372 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement benefits from the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
SB 379 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the profession of radiologic technology and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Medical Radiologic Technologist Board; providing a penalty.
SB 396 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the registration, licensing, and regulation of a child-care facility, child-placing agency, or registered family home; imposing certain fees.
SB 470 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the regulation of fire protection personnel.
SB 471 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to peace officers employed and commissioned by a navigation district commission.
SB 627 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of commissioners courts in certain counties to provide child-care services to benefit the employees and jurors of the counties and to set fees for the services.
SB 631 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a processing fee for a dishonored check given in payment under a retail charge agreement.
SB 632 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of psychologists.
SB 633 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to community centers for mental health and mental retardation services, their administration, planning, and fees, to contracts for community-based services, and to confidentiality of records.
SB 651 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the fees and penalties charged for the regulation and licensing of funeral directing, embalming, and funeral establishments by the State Board of Morticians.
SB 652 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the offense of public intoxication and alternatives to arrest; providing immunity from liability to peace officers and their employees.
SB 653 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to secondary mortgage loans.
SB 655 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to membership or privileges on a hospital medical staff and to the authority of hospitals and medical personnel.
SB 656 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain records of committees of hospitals and medical organizations and to immunity for furnishing certain information to the committees.
SB 715 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain cities and their park boards over parks, certain facilities, and other public improvements.
SB 784 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Senate conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to the imposition and rate of local sales and use taxes by certain cities for reduction of property taxes; providing penalties.
SB 785 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the transfer of authority to design, construct, equip, furnish, maintain, and improve buildings within the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation from the department to the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
SB 786 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the employment of a private investigator by the State Board of Morticians.
SB 787 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties of a dental hygienist.
SB 788 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of mass transit departments in certain cities; making provision for financing, bonds, and taxes; providing for penalties.
SB 789 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the obligation of a hospital or ambulatory surgical facility to provide health care for indigents.
SB 796 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the provision of primary health care services to eligible low-income individuals.
SB 806 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to financial and billing procedures of hospitals.
SB 874 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to peer assistance programs for registered nurses.
SB 875 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of nursing home administrators.
SB 876 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the provision of and eligibility for kidney health care services.
SB 877 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles and fees collected for the inspection and their disposition.
SB 878 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the officers who are authorized to enforce weight limits for motor vehicles.
SB 879 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to peer assistance programs for professionals impaired by chemical dependency or metal illness.
SB 1094 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to entry of public school teachers to career ladder levels.
SB 1236 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the procedure by which the Department of Public Safety adopts certain rules.
SB 1267 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of manufactured housing; providing for transportation, installation, registration, fees, taxation, insurance, exemptions, consumers, bonds and security, and penalties.
SB 1293 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation of public school educational programs for certain persons at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the Moody State School for Cerebral Palsied Children.
SB 1294 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the definition of "interdisciplinary team" and the duties of the Public Responsibility Committee with respect to the team.
SB 1295 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation, funding, and lease of the Harris County Psychiatric Center and the operation of a commitment center; transferring the Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences to The University of Texas System; requiring an evaluation report to the 70th Legislature; giving priority consideration to employees and providing for retirement benefits; making an appropriation and a transfer of funds; amending Chapter 73, Education Code, by adding Subchapters G and H; repealing Section 2.18 of Chapter 67, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, and repealing Chapter 191, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1323 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to utility submetering.
SB 1332 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the certification and regulation of prepaid dental plan organizations.
SB 1333 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of certain pilots, pilotage rates, and pilot service.
SB 1334 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to unlawful and prohibited medical practices and grounds for refusal to admit persons to examination and to issue license and renewal license.
SB 1346 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing of hospitals and to transfer of patients, injunctive relief, and assessment of administrative penalties in and against hospitals.
SB 1366 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain populous counties bordering the Gulf of Mexico to acquire a surface water supply and to acquire property for the transportation of surface water.
SB 1367 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to requisite provisions for group accident, health, or accident and health policies or group hospital contracts and to continuation privileges under certain defined health insurance policies for certain dependents.
SB 1379 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to eligibility for crippled children's program services and to providers of services for the crippled children's services program.
SB 1406 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a special cost in certain counties on conviction of a criminal offense.
SB 1407 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to regulate headlamp modulation systems on motorcycles; providing a penalty.
SB 1408 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Pool Act; amending the definitions of Plan of Operations and Insurable Property.
SB 1440 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the coverage and charges for treatment of mental and emotional illness and disorders in certain accident and sickness insurance policies.
SB 1445 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the organization and operation of Texas A&M University at Galveston.
SB 1471 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the protection of beaches and dunes, and to the public's right of access to beaches.
SCR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the Honorable John Hill, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas to address the Regular Session of the 69th Legislature in Joint Session at 11:00 a.m., January 22, 1985.
SCR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Mr. Bill Wagner for his years of public service.
SCR 17 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Supporting comprehensive public and private school health education programs that include instruction relating to the effects of nutrition and smoking on the prevention of cancer.
SCR 18 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Supporting the development of a statewide professional and public education network to facilitate cooperation among cancer treatment facilities.
SCR 19 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Urging cooperation of all state agencies in the implementation of the recommendations of the Legislative Task Force on Cancer in Texas to improve cancer resources, services, and programs in the state.
SCR 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending hospitals, clinical laboratories, and cancer treatment centers for their past participation in the cancer registry.
SCR 29 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring January 29, 1985 as Texas Public Health Association Day in Texas.
SCR 36 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. Walter W. Kemmerer, Jr. of La Marque.
SCR 44 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commend the American Cancer Society, Texas Division, for its noteworthy contributions to cancer care activities in the state.
SCR 45 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the oncology faculties at The University of Texas Health Centers and recognizing public and private health care facilities for cancer care services.
SCR 46 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Encouraging community cancer care facilities to assess current services and projected needs and to join the Legislative Task Force on Cancer in Texas and hospital associations in developing a statewide cancer care program.
SCR 56 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the many accomplishments and significant contributions toward the American victory in the War of Independence of General Bernardo de Galvez.
SCR 62 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the State Board of Insurance to work with the insurance industry in developing a plan for reimbursement of the expenses for rehabilitative residential programs.
SCR 63 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the cooperation of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation in implementing the recommendation of the Legislative Oversight Committee on Mental Health and Mental Retardation to develop incentives for community residential services.
SCR 64 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Commission on Alcoholism to design a system to divert alcoholic patients from the Texas state mental hospitals into community-based detoxification and residential programs.
SCR 79 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending The Casey Family Program.
SCR 115 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating 1985 as the "Year of Social Security" in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Social Security Act.
SCR 123 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the State Board of Insurance to investigate the feasibility of providing benefits or third-party reimbursement for a full range of long-term care services.
SCR 124 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Human Resources to establish an income eligibility cap for becoming eligible for nursing home care at an amount not to exceed $633.50 effective May 1, 1985.
SCR 127 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the cooperation of the Texas Department of Human Resources and Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation in collaboratively planning for increasing and redirecting Medicaid funds to encourage community-based residential services.
SCR 128 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the cooperation of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and Department of Corrections in development of creative community-based alternatives for mentally disabled offenders.
SCR 129 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the cooperation of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Central Education Agency, and the Texas Rehabilitation Commission in improving coordination of their services to persons with mental retardation.
SCR 139 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Directing the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council to conduct a study of school-age latch-key children in Texas
SCR 174 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the outstanding accomplishments and exemplary efforts of Pfizer, Incorporated, and for sponsoring the 1985 Texas State Capitol Health Fair.
SCR 175 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the outstanding work of the Texas Association of the Deaf.
SCR 180 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Establishing a special interim committee to examine the problems created by coastline erosion.
SCR 182 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Directing the Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources and the House Committee on Human Services to conduct a legislative review of the Vendor Drug Program.
SCR 185 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Establishing an interim committee to study new standards for child day-care centers.
SJR 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, Regular Session, 69th Legislature.
SR 12 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for former Galveston Mayor Edward Schreiber.
SR 13 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Tommye Pearl Hill.
SR 14 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Reverend Moses Leonard Price.
SR 26 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Elihu I. Klein.
SR 27 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Vince Stiglich, Jr.
SR 33 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Samuel "Sam" M. Holland.
SR 57 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Maggie K. Winston.
SR 58 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Tom J. and Robert Coleman Hamby and the Hamby family on the 50th anniversary of the Hoffbrau.
SR 84 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Chief Maurice A. Harr.
SR 147 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Joseph Lawrence Sheldon.
SR 155 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Paul Conner.
SR 157 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Pattie Harriet Fox Swann.
SR 162 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending sincere congratulations to Senator Glenn H. Kothmann on his reception of the Distinguished Service Medal.
SR 182 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Recognizing and commending organizations participating in Disability Rally Day.
SR 218 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending the Youth Advisory Mainland Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
SR 225 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Congratulating the Madison Marlins of Madison High School.
SR 311 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Jewell Earles Banks.
SR 331 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Texas Hospital Association.
SR 402 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Joe "Hitchcock Joe" Fassetta.
SR 410 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Leon Bromberg.
SR 411 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Pearl Lohec.
SR 448 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dean T. Gerald Treece.
SR 468 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Hubertus Strughold.
SR 469 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Texas Rural Health Field Services Program.
SR 520 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing Health and Human Resources Committee to conduct legislative review of Vendor Drug Program.
SR 525 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Establishing an Interim Committee on Coastline Rehabilitation.
SR 539 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Saluting distinguished colleague Senator Lindon Williams.
SR 542 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing Senate Health and Human Resources Committee to study other sources of funding for mental health services.
SR 548 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Chad Allen Nelson.
69th 1st Called Session
SB 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of mass transit departments in certain cities; making provision for financing, bonds, and taxes; providing for penalties.
SR 2 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources to study other sources of funding for mental health services.
SR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources to conduct legislative review of Vendor Drug Program and Crippled Children's Services Program.
SR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Establishing special Interim Committee on Coastline Rehabilitation.
69th 2nd Called Session
SCR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Inviting the governor to address the joint session of the legislature on August 6, 1986.
SCR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. Thomas M. Spencer.
SCR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the citizens sponsoring the Republic of Texas Ball.
SCR 18 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the life of Mrs. Mary Moody Northen.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, 2nd Called Session, 69th Legislature.
SR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for John E. Barnard, Sr.
SR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earl Boyd.
SR 9 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. M. Y. Johnson.
SR 13 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Earl Llewellyn.
SR 15 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for E. L. Harbuck.
SR 37 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. C. Frank Webber.
SR 43 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for John B. Turner, Jr.
SR 44 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Robert Emil Hempel.
SR 54 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Wilford Hugh Bartlett, Sr.
SR 55 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Harold Michael Pinsker.
SR 76 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Captain Othal L. Hamilton.
SR 78 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Wayne Wright Johnson, Jr.
SR 95 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations on the 10th anniversary of the Annie Leff Hadassah.
SR 97 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, Ad Interim, 2nd Called Session, 69th Legislature.
69th 3rd Called Session
SCR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on September 8, 1986.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, 3rd Called Session, 69th Legislature.
SR 59 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Edward T. Kealey.
SR 60 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Joe D. Ellis.
SR 91 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Bernard Davis on his retirement.
SR 93 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, Ad Interim, 3rd Called Session, 69th Legislature.
68th Regular Session
SB 78 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
SB 79 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to access rights to a child by grandparents of the child.
SB 80 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the certification of fire protection personnel; defining fire protection personnel and municipal fire department.
SB 81 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to creation of an offense for reselling or offering to resell tickets to athletic or entertainment events under certain circumstances; providing penalties.
SB 82 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a dental hygienist receive training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation except under certain circumstances; absolving a dental hygienist from liability except in certain situations.
SB 83 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to appeal from a probation revocation proceeding.
SB 84 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the treatment of sex offenders; providing for the establishment, organization, administration, powers and duties of an Interagency Council on Sex Offender Treatment and cooperation by certain state agencies; making certain records confidential.
SB 85 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the purchase of newspapers for use in public schools.
SB 278 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the construction of certain pressure vessels, to the regulation of certain pressure vessel manufacturers, and to the powers and duties of a Board of Pressure Vessel Rules and the commissioner of the Texas Department of Labor and Standards; absolving officers and employees and board members from liability in certain situations; providing for hearing and appeals by complainants; authorizing certain fees; providing enforcement procedures and penalties.
SB 279 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to payments to certain convicts on discharge or release from the penitentiary.
SB 371 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to medical care subsidies for certain adopted children.
SB 372 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the property tax exemption of charitable organizations.
SB 423 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the protection of housing consumers by prohibiting discrimination between types of housing.
SB 606 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, funding, dissolution, and powers and duties of a special district in counties with a population of more than 2 million and certain adjacent territory to administer a system by which the 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the director and of the board of managers.
SB 633 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Human Resources.
SB 635 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against physicians on the basis of academic medical degree.
SB 702 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the management and disposition of personal property possessed by children committed to the Texas Youth Council.
SB 703 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Family Practice Residency Advisory Committee.
SB 704 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the class of persons not qualified to vote.
SB 705 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a program to screen and treat certain young persons for special senses and communication disorders, to appropriate licensing for service providers, and to a children's speech, hearing, and language screening advisory committee.
SB 711 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment; administration; membership; qualifications, terms, and compensation of members; and powers and duties and functions of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council, the Council on Disabilities, and the Long-term Care Coordinating Council for the Elderly and the relationship of the councils in carrying out their functions and to the Medical Care Advisory Committee.
SB 810 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to treatment programs at certain state chest hospitals.
SB 811 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the establishment, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission on Drug Abuse.
SB 812 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for the services of certain audiologists, speech pathologists, language pathologists, and dentists.
SB 813 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists; providing for hearings and judicial review; making an appropriation; providing enforcement procedures and penalties; and declaring an emergency.
SB 815 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a bond or pledge of other securities or both for securing school district funds deposited in a bank.
SB 816 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disposition of interest earned on certain funds deposited in the treasury by the State Commission for the Blind.
SB 817 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for necessary operating expenses.
SB 818 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to allowing certain convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions to operate under different standards and the requirements of the certificate of need program.
SB 819 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to certain types of health facilities for adults and to costs incurred by a health facility.
SB 820 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to apportionment of the state into senatorial districts.
SB 821 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the clarification of taxable situs rules regarding the allocation to this state of the total market value of movable tangible personal property in general and vessels and other watercraft in particular that are used in interstate, international, and foreign commerce and the determination of the taxing unit in which vessels and other watercraft are taxable.
SB 822 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of six judicial districts composed of Harris County.
SB 823 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the establishment, membership, powers and duties, and operation of the Texas Health Promotion Council and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health in cooperation with the council; establishing a health promotion fund.
SB 877 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the council on disabilities.
SB 878 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to protective orders and to court costs and assessments under Title 4, Family Code.
SB 879 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on the table
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make an arrest or cause an arrest to be made without a warrant; defining "breach of the peace".
SB 1050 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making an appropriation to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists for certain operating expenses.
SB 1051 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to secondary mortgage loans.
SB 1204 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to commercial and noncommercial shrimp limits.
SB 1205 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program, to certain powers and duties of the Public Safety Commission, and to certain powers and duties of the Department of Public Safety.
SB 1206 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to third party reimbursement of health care services.
SB 1207 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to vacancies on the board of trustees of an independent school district.
SB 1208 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to a person from another state and to the renewal of a driver's license by mail.
SB 1213 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of the practice of occupational therapy and to the creation, membership, and powers and duties of the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; and to the creation, membership, qualifications, organization, powers and duties, and compensation of the Texas Advisory Board of Occupational Therapy and to the board's operations and financing; authorizing certain fees; requiring an annual audit; prohibiting certain acts and practices and providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 1214 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to certain licensing requirements and penalties under the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code; providing a penalty.
SB 1215 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to distribution of a fire fighter's relief and retirement benefits in certain cities.
SB 1216 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Services
Caption: Relating to the definition, fees, and regulation of child-care facilities.
SB 1257 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to establishment of a temporary emergency relief program in certain communities.
SB 1259 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Excluding land from the Clear Lake City Water Authority on the effective date of the Act; defining the boundaries of the land to be excluded; divesting Clear Lake City Water Authority of all rights, powers, privileges and functions with respect to the excluded land; providing that as to voted obligations existing and outstanding at the time of such exclusion, the excluded land remain liable for the payment of taxes in accordance with the taxable values at the date of exclusion; providing that when such obligations are paid or refunded, the excluded land be released from the obligation to pay further taxes.
SB 1287 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the coverage for treatment of mental and emotional illness and disorders in certain accident and sickness insurance policies.
SB 1288 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the establishment of child care facilities for children of county employees in certain counties.
SB 1310 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the rights, powers, authority, privileges, and functions of cities and towns on the Gulf of Mexico or connecting waters regarding harbor, wharf, dock and port facilities; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1328 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to loans, grants, or scholarships granted by the State Rural Medical Education Board.
SB 1358 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the financing of and the creation, governing body, operation, rights, powers, authority, and financing of subdistricts within certain metropolitan water control and improvement districts.
SB 1389 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to composition and appointment of the port commission and navigation board of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County.
SB 1391 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the administration of medications in convalescent homes, nursing homes, and other related institutions, to certain powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health, and to fees for the issuance and renewal of permits.
SB 1392 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of park boards of trustees of certain cities in the management and control of certain facilities under the jurisdiction of the board and for necessary funding.
SB 1435 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of the gift of a center for health and physical fitness for and on behalf of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; and declaring an emergency.
SCR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Providing for canvass of votes cast for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and appointing a joint committee to arrange for the Joint Session and inauguration ceremony.
SCR 8 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Leon Jaworski.
SCR 9 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting Governor Mark Wells White to address the 68th Legislature, Regular Session, 1983, in joint session on January 27, 1983 at 11:00 a.m.
SCR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Granting each house permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on January 19, 1983, and ending on January 25, 1983.
SCR 21 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Leopold Meyer.
SCR 22 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing February 2, 1983 as Disability Rally Day in Texas.
SCR 34 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting Governor Mark White to address the 68th Legislature in a joint session on March 9, 1983 at 11:00 a.m.
SCR 61 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study telecommunications service and marketing in Texas.
SCR 66 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to adopting the definition of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders as stated in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
SCR 67 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to developing rules ensuring the coordination of identification, diagnosis, referral, evaluation, training, and education within a continuum of services to persons with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders.
SCR 68 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requiring Individual Educational Plans for students with autism or other pervasive development disorders.
SCR 69 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to developing a written plan and interagency agreement addressing vocational training program standards, vocational program evaluation guidelines, and a continuum of vocational services for persons having autism.
SCR 70 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to developing state licensing standards for residential facilities serving adult persons having autism or other pervasive developmental disorders.
SCR 71 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Central Education Agency and the Department of MHMR to develop jointly training program standards and curriculum guidelines for families whose relatives have autism or other pervasive developmental disorders.
SCR 72 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Supporting the concept of respite care services for persons with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders; and relating to extending respite care services within all of existing respite care programs to persons with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders.
SCR 82 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Human Resources to establish a family violence advisory group to assist the staff and the department in its decision-making and planning efforts regarding the Family Violence Program.
SCR 98 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Establishing an interagency Autism Task Force; directing the Task force to provide a written status report to the legislature no later than June 1, 1984; and directing the Task Force to submit a formal report to the Legislature by December 1, 1984.
SCR 103 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the participants of the Texas Senior Games for Fun and Fitness.
SCR 116 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Mitchell Development Corporation of the Southwest permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
SCR 128 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Permitting Gulf Coast Regional Mental Health-Mental Retardation Center to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health.
SCR 129 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Recognizing General Bernardo de Galvez and his prominent part in American history and requesting that the State Board of Education and Texas Education Agency request such recognition in the state adopted American history textbooks.
SCR 139 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: In memory of Alfred R. Neumann.
SJR 8 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption from taxation of the property of charitable institutions.
SJR 37 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the encumbrance of a homestead.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report, Regular Session, 68th Legislature.
SR 58 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Leo Riedel, Sr.
SR 61 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Clarence Sylvester Mallia.
SR 67 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Homer L. Ford.
SR 71 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Nancy Barker.
SR 74 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Brother Lester Roloff.
SR 76 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Reverend L. V. Winfield.
SR 77 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Frank E. Smith.
SR 105 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to the All Americans.
SR 135 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. and Mrs. Ned Johnson.
SR 149 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for George Raven.
SR 150 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Eddie R. Stanford.
SR 154 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Dr. Thomas M. Spencer.
SR 187 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Dr. Joel Reed and the members of the Harris County Medical Society for their outstanding public service.
SR 202 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Genevieve Miller.
SR 207 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending William Bowlins "Bo" Byers for the excellent political coverage provided through the years.
SR 208 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Robert L. Moody.
SR 214 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Carol Barton.
SR 231 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Avenue L Baptist Church on 143rd anniversary.
SR 245 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Allen Paul Hopkins.
SR 246 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Billy Wendall Henry.
SR 250 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Welcoming the Mexican American Student Organization from Galveston College.
SR 253 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to students from the University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston.
SR 261 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Jeanette Lipson.
SR 266 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Harold Lloyd Chesshir, Sr.
SR 267 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Shelby Zempter Mowat.
SR 268 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending the Good Street Baptist Church, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and the American Heart Association.
SR 276 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Ginny Grayson, Greg Grayson and Robert Grayson.
SR 297 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. W. Garland Button.
SR 301 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Nikki Burger, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 381 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Charles Delgado.
SR 404 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Amy Sullivant and Mrs. Elizabeth Sullivant.
SR 437 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Judge Roy Mark Hofheinz.
SR 490 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to Scott Newton, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 516 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Parents of Children with Down's Syndrome, Inc., on their work with children.
SR 559 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Coach Jess Neely.
SR 575 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Estelle McGivney Hamilton.
SR 576 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Encouraging the Texas Department on Aging to expand its efforts toward an effective statewide information and referral service through the Area Agencies on Aging.
SR 579 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Charles D. Mickey.
SR 580 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for John De Vries.
SR 582 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Ms. Mimi Deaton and her second grade class from Odom Elementary School.
SR 583 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Ms. Blanche Strickland and her second grade class from Odom Elementary School.
SR 584 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Adolph J. "A. J." Rodriguez, Jr.
SR 585 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Charles Scott Jones.
SR 593 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Bert Nichols.
SR 594 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for James B. Schmidt III.
SR 602 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Robert Franklin Warren.
SR 603 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Raymond Frank Blount.
SR 618 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to the new officers of the Galveston Chapter of the NAACP.
SR 621 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Tammy Smith.
SR 625 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for E. L. Harbuck.
SR 645 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for George Clampitt.
SR 646 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Glen Thomas Smith.
SR 663 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending the College of the Mainland for its "Learn and Earn" program.
SR 678 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Damon L. Engle.
SR 689 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Stephen Louis Walter.
SR 696 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to the delegates to the American Congress of Correction.
SR 717 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Ms. Sara Ehrman.
SR 761 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Wallace C. D. Gee.
SR 777 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for William Russell Brown.
SR 782 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Senator Glenn Kothmann.
68th 1st Called Session
SB 8 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
SB 16 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation for the South Texas Hospital.
SB 28 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of taxicabs serving airports.
SCR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Relating to the construction of a legal citation in H.B. 593, Acts of the 68th Legislature, Regular Session, 1983.
SR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to the Honorable March Fong Eu.
SR 29 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending the Charles H. Milby High School Class of 1973.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 18 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Texas Department of Human Resources concerning child-care facilities and child-placing agencies and to registration of child-care facilities.
SB 19 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Resources to pay salaries in the division designated to license child-care facilities, child-placing agencies, and registered family homes.
SB 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the provision of medical assistance to former AFDC recipients who obtain employment.
SB 21 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Resources to provide medical assistance coverage for pregnant women and medically needy children.
SB 30 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing participation in cooperative associations by health-related institutions that are federally funded.
SCR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Herbert G. Tigner.
SCR 14 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Elizabeth Grant Lanier.
SCR 21 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Department of Human Resources to exercise its authority to transfer funds by transferring any lapsed funds from appropriations made for the biennium beginning September 1, 1983.
SCR 22 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Harry H. Levy, Jr. on his 80th birthday.
SCR 28 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Senator Lloyd Bentsen and Representative Jim Wright for their exemplary leadership.
SR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Alice P. Brown.
SR 30 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Welcoming Dr. Robert E. Sullivan, Jr.
SR 67 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Emory Morris.
SR 72 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Welcoming Dr. Weldon G. Kolb as "Capitol Physician" for the day.
SR 80 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Welcoming Rabbi Alan Greenbaum.
SR 91 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Welcoming Dr. Warren T. Longmire.
SR 107 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of F. Ted Dudley.
SR 162 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending the Reverend Donald Paul McCarthy.
SR 171 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Congratulating the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Galveston.
SR 262 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Johnson.
67th Regular Session
SB 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to accessibility standards and specifications in certain buildings and facilities; amending the State Purchasing and General Services Act.
SB 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a program for the placement of telecommunication devices for the deaf in state agencies.
SB 7 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in kennels and boarding or riding stables.
SB 8 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to creation of an offense for reselling or offering to resell tickets to athletic or entertainment events under certain circumstances.
SB 9 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to limitation on investment in, valuation, and depreciation of certain state bank property.
SB 23 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to predischarge arrangements for a patient of a state mental hospital.
SB 24 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to recommendations by community mental health and mental retardation centers of treatment alternatives for potential patients of state mental hospitals.
SB 25 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the treatment of sex offenders.
SB 26 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to exemptions to the Cosmetology Regulatory Act.
SB 28 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the purchase of newspapers for use in public schools.
SB 29 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to supervision of the Texas School for the Deaf and the Texas School for the Blind.
SB 30 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to educational programs for the gifted and talented.
SB 49 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the annual audit of state funds appropriated for adult apprenticeship training programs.
SB 52 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of services for the deaf.
SB 54 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties.
SB 60 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Licensed Psychotherapists, formerly known as the Texas State Board of Examiners in Social Psychotherapy, and regulation of psychotherapists, formerly known as social psychotherapists.
SB 65 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the amount and use of fees for the issuance of marriage licenses and declarations of informal marriage.
SB 69 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to protective orders under Title 4, Family Code.
SB 75 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to salary step credit for vocational teachers' work experience.
SB 89 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to state compensation of certain resident physicians.
SB 107 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the terms of office of members of the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education.
SB 115 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to sales and use tax exemptions for certain building materials used to remove or avoid architectural barriers to the handicapped; for certain drugs, medicines and medical devices; and for vehicles used by the handicapped.
SB 116 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the name of the State Manpower Services Council.
SB 123 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction, certain procedures, and conditions for granting of probation and shock probation.
SB 162 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the elements of and punishment for the subsequent offense of driving while intoxicated.
SB 163 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the right of a defendant to appeal a conviction or a revocation of probation.
SB 170 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to adult day care and adult day health care; authorizing certain appropriations.
SB 191 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to state health-care planning, certificate of need requirements and enforcement, and authorization for certain health-care projects; amending the Texas Health Planning and Development Act.
SB 213 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to obtaining information for the administration of human resources programs.
SB 214 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to adoption services of the Texas Department of Human Resources for hard-to-place children.
SB 215 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of the Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources.
SB 301 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, operation, and dissolution of a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties.
SB 305 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education.
SB 359 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and regulation of providers of psychological services.
SB 380 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to payments to convicts on discharge or release from the penitentiary.
SB 382 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the financing of manufactured home credit transactions; providing an alternative method of financing certain transactions.
SB 405 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to notices of delinquent ad valorem taxes.
SB 412 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to division of the state into regions for administrative or regulatory purposes.
SB 435 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the abolition of certain permanent funds.
SB 489 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and duties of reimbursement for physical restoration services for crippled children; excepting certain benefits from the definition of "other benefits"
SB 513 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a motor carrier.
SB 514 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to creation of a state commission to maintain and operate the Battleship "Texas"; providing a penalty.
SB 575 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Board of Nurse Examiners and regulation of professional nursing.
SB 576 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the provision of primary health care and preventive care by Advanced Nurse Practitioners acting under protocols and providing for joint rule-making by the Board of Medical Examiners and Board of Nurse Examiners.
SB 592 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies and its membership, authority, and duties, its procedures and compensation; providing for the regulation and licensing of certain persons engaged in the business or occupation of conducting investigations or providing security; providing for certain fees; providing enforcement procedures and penalties.
SB 594 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of home health-care agencies and persons who provide home health service.
SB 624 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to authorizing dentists to take case histories and perform physical examinations under certain circumstances.
SB 625 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the expenses of the members of and adequate funding for the Texas Board of Health Dental Advisory Committee and duties of the committee.
SB 644 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a trustee to assume operation of facilities for related institutions.
SB 722 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the definition of hospital project under the Hospital Project Financing Act.
SB 750 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of the practice of physical therapy; providing penalties.
SB 763 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the amount of payments that may be made by the Texas Youth Council to a county under certain contracts.
SB 782 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective 8/31/81
Caption: Relating to addition of land to and validation of certain actions of water control and improvement districts and to eligibility of the bonds and notes of districts for investments and security for deposits of public funds.
SB 791 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective 9/01/81
Caption: Relating to the provision of mental health and mental retardation services at the community level.
SB 812 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain institutions as defined in the Act licensed by the Texas Department of Health and to removing certain convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions from certain inspections, open hearing, and grading requirements and allowing certain facilities to operate under different standards.
SB 880 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to drug product selection.
SB 892 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.
SB 911 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers of a temporary possessory conservator of a child.
SB 985 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to coverage for mental and emotional illness or disorder in accident and sickness insurance policies.
SB 1039 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to personal identification certificates issued by the Department of Public Safety to elderly persons.
SB 1040 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to a requirement that health and peace officers notify mental health and mental retardation centers when serving warrant for emergency admissions of mental patients.
SB 1041 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse and alcoholism and to the offense of public intoxication.
SB 1042 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to a motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance program.
SB 1043 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to assaultive offenses.
SB 1044 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to exempting certain child-care facilities from licensing requirements, providing for their registration with the Texas Youth Council.
SB 1045 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the authority of water districts to levy taxes to pay off bonds issued to establish a fire department.
SB 1046 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the licensing of radiologic technologists.
SB 1047 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to supplemental appropriations to Texas Southern University.
SB 1048 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a fund to reimburse persons aggrieved by certain acts of notaries public.
SB 1049 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the net width of trawls used for catching shrimp.
SB 1050 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation and inspection of boilers, the revocation of Certificates of Operation issued for boilers and exemptions.
SB 1051 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the construction of certain pressure vessels.
SB 1052 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the collection of delinquent taxes.
SB 1053 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the collection of delinquent property taxes.
SB 1117 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to warrantless arrests in family disputes.
SB 1138 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the appointment and the rights, privileges, duties, and powers of a managing conservators for a child and to hearings to review the appointment in certain situations; amending the Family Code.
SB 1173 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to shelter and services for victims of family violence and funding for these programs.
SB 1177 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority, providing for civil penalties; making an appropriation.
SB 1181 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to civil service status of certain peace officers assigned to departments other than the police or fire departments.
SB 1182 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to certain contracts and contracting procedures of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.
SB 1183 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to unfair discrimination in the issuance, renewal, cancellation, and coverage of property and casualty insurance.
SB 1184 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment, public accommodation, credit, and real property; providing penalties.
SB 1196 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons who detect deception or verify the truth of statements with an audio stress detector.
SB 1220 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective 8/31/81
Caption: Relating to residence requirements for the offices of justice of the peace and constable.
SB 1230 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Health to establish certain health services at the Harlingen State Chest Hospital.
SB 1240 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the validation of boundary extensions by certain junior college districts and of the taxes levied and bonds voted or issued after the extension of boundaries; making certain exceptions.
SB 1244 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to authorization of the manufacture, distribution, sale and use of procaine hydrochloride (Gerovital H3).
SB 1250 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to contracts for the construction or improvement of county jails.
SB 1251 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the incineration and emission of polychlorinated biphenyls.
SB 1271 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to transfer and discharge of Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation clients.
SCR 8 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Houston Astros.
SCR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting either of House of the Legislature permission to adjourn from Wednesday, January 14, 1981, to Thursday, January 22, 1981.
SCR 36 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Directing the Coordinating Board to study nurse practitioner, nurse midwives and physician assistant programs.
SCR 44 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Endorsing goals of International Year of Disabled Persons.
SCR 46 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending John McPhaul.
SCR 47 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Requesting Public Utility Commission and Railroad Commission to examine use of certain utility rate structures.
SCR 58 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: A memorial for Mr. William Ray Keener.
SCR 63 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Declaring legislative policy regarding community-based corrections.
SCR 78 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting either House permission to adjourn for more than three days to conduct outreach hearings on redistricting.
SCR 88 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Granting either House permission to adjourn from Thursday, April 16 through Monday, April 20, 1981, in observance of Easter.
SCR 100 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating a joint interim committee to study needs of autistic children.
SCR 103 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Directing Purchasing & General Services Commission to place additional benches on Capitol grounds.
SCR 111 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Special Interim Study Committee to make a thorough study of the Texas Mental Health Code for submission to the 68th Texas Legislature.
SCR 120 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Schaefer Diving Company permission to sue the state.
SCR 125 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Directing the conference committee to consider adding a rider to allow total state funding for the Cancer Registry Program.
SJR 22 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the permanent lunatic asylum fund, the permanent deaf and dumb institute fund, the permanent blind institute fund, and the permanent orphans home fund.
SJR 42 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for encumbrance of a homestead.
SJR 50 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for automatic adjustment of the constitutional limit on appropriations for state assistance to needy persons.
SR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Caucus Report for the Regular Session, 67th Legislature.
SR 92 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Lieutenant Governor William P. (Bill) Hobby, on the celebration of his birthday on January 29, 1981.
SR 178 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to LeVar Burton.
SR 256 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to procedures pertaining to apportionment to be performed by the 67th Legislature.
SR 283 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. June Hyer.
SR 332 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for John Edward Pomeroy, Sr.
SR 343 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Expressing appreciation and gratitude to the Assistant Sergeant Kerry Horn and other senate employees for their work which assists the Senate in carrying out its responsibilities to the people of Texas.
SR 383 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending William Donald Carroll for his 50 years of service to the State.
SR 410 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. J. Don Boney.
SR 417 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for John A. Campbell.
SR 439 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Fred Dean.
SR 448 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Carter O. Lomax.
SR 459 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Requesting Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to conduct study of State's public institutions of higher education to identify costs of special services necessary to provide college credit instruction to handicapped individuals.
SR 511 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Commending Mrs. Helen Farabee on her outstanding achievements and extending her best wishes for many years of continued happiness.
SR 542 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Louis and Grace Muecke.
SR 547 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Recognizing April 25 through May 4, 1981, as Gamma Phi Beta Sorority/Lamda Chi Fraternity Week to benefit the Autistic Society of Texas.
SR 577 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Norwood Carl Pugh on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 578 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Seymour Lieberman.
SR 597 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dick Peebles.
SR 610 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending William K. Harvey, Jr., for his many years of work and leadership in the rehabilitation programs of Texas.
SR 651 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Dr. John B. Coleman.
SR 652 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Round Rock Middle School Jazz Band.
SR 725 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Hubert Roussel.
SR 764 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing the Senate Human Resources Committee to conduct certain specific studies.
SR 773 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs to conduct certain studies.
67th 1st Called Session
SB 7 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Government Organization
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Licensed Psychotherapists, formerly known as the Texas State Board of Examiners in Social Psychotherapy, and regulation of psychotherapists, formerly known as social psychotherapists.
SB 36 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the postponement of full implementation of appraisal districts.
SB 41 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to Texas Southern University.
SCR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Granting Schaefer Diving Company permission to sue the state.
SCR 13 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Helen Hall.
SR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Susan Melton and Chrisleigh Dalsasso.
SR 42 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Karla Kayanne Self on her many accomplishments.
SR 169 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Leslie Austin Edwards, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 182 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to The American Council of the Blind of Texas, Randolph-Sheppard Vendors of Texas, Texas Association of American Workers for the Blind, Texas Chapter of American Association for Educators of the Visually Impaired, Texas Chapter of National Association of Parents of the Visually Impaired, Association for the Deaf-Blind, Texas Association for Retarded Citizens, Coalition of Texans with Disabilities, Texas Lions League, and the Texas Rehabilitation Association.
SR 186 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Mike Shibano.
SR 187 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Yvonne Ideus.
67th 2nd Called Session
SJR 7 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the state property tax and restructure the permanent university fund.
SJR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Proposing an amendment to HJR 62, 67th Legislature Regular Session, 1981, relating to a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide by law for assistance grants, medical care, and services to needy persons.
SR 62 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for John Reuben Sheeler.
SR 71 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Don Reid, Jr.
SR 72 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for John Whitfield Mecom, Sr.
SR 79 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Ella Cochrum Fondren.
SR 86 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Senator Glenn Kothmann on the occasion of his birthday and commending him for his many years of public service.
SR 96 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Mrs. Helen Barnes Goodman.
67th 3rd Called Session
SCR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Services
Caption: That the Texas Department of Human Resources continue to prioritize and administer the Low Income Energy Assistance Program Block Grant.
SR 2 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Emmett Oran Kirkham.
SR 3 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Associate Justice James G. Denton.
SR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Faith Colombo.
SR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Willie Shive Coltzer.
SR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Emmett W. Greif.
SR 7 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for N. J. (Nick) Nagorny.
SR 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Judge J. D. Guyon.
SR 33 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Randolph Lee Clark.
SR 43 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Emile Charles Lapeyrouse.
SR 45 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Waylen "Doc" Crawford.
SR 49 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Ione Steele Stumberg.
66th Regular Session
SB 44 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to compensation of certain resident physicians; authorizing appropriations.
SB 45 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to court-ordered restitution or charitable service by children in need of supervision or delinquent children.
SB 46 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the destruction of certain juvenile court records.
SB 47 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the payment of attorney's fees to an attorney appointed to represent a child in certain suits.
SB 48 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of educational diagnosticians; providing a penalty.
SB 80 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to ballot identification of incumbent judges.
SB 95 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to certification and regulation of marriage and family counselors and therapists; providing penalties.
SB 108 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to inspection of and fees for inspection of certain motor vehicles before issuance of certification of title registration and to certain regulations governing inspection stations.
SB 115 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real and personal property by community centers for mental health and mental retardation services and to the making of certain transfers to and contracts with the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act.
SB 139 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to payments for foster care for certain children ineligible for the aid to families with dependent children program and to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources in making such payments; providing for participation by counties; making an appropriation.
SB 249 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the authorization of certain honorably retired peace officers to carry handguns; relating to the renewal or termination of such authorization under certain conditions.
SB 250 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the authority of the State Board of Education to allocate and distribute certain federal funds to the public junior colleges.
SB 251 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the length of contract for school district vocational supervisors.
SB 252 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction over industrial solid waste.
SB 266 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to disclosure by certain professionals of net amount paid for tests by laboratories and related charges; declaring an emergency.
SB 347 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the rights of former convicts to obtain occupational licenses.
SB 351 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to granting the power of eminent domain to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents.
SB 352 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the prevention of alcohol abuse, treatment of alcoholism, and approval of treatment facilities.
SB 466 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making an appropriation to the University of Houston.
SB 467 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the responsibilities of the Texas Department of Human Resources and the Texas Youth Council for care of certain children.
SB 468 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to contracts by the Texas Youth Council for the provision of juvenile services.
SB 485 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the delay in payment of initial unemployment compensation benefits.
SB 576 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a coeducational institution of higher education to be located in the City of Houston, to be known as the University of Houston- Downtown College.
SB 594 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to shelter and services for victims of family violence and court orders for the protection of members of a family or a household.
SB 595 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
Caption: Relating to court orders for the protection of members of a family or a household.
SB 601 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to the use of equivalent drug products in filling perscriptions.
SB 603 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the prevention of drug dependence and to the treatment and rehabilitation of drug-dependent persons and persons incapacitated by controlled substances; providing the powers, duties, and responsibilties of the executive director of the Texas Department of Community Affairs in establishing a drug dependence treatment program; providing certain rights for patients and prospective patients; defining an offense; providing a penalty.
SB 604 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the advisory council for the Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District.
SB 669 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to location of the headquarters of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 670 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to consent by a minor for family planning services.
SB 671 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the planning, development, construction, modification, and expansion of certain health care facilities and services.
SB 672 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain public school students.
SB 673 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Abolishing the State Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences; transferring responsibility for examinations; providing for disbursement of remaining funds; providing for disposition of property; and declaring an emergency.
SB 681 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: House conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to the Battleship Texas Commission, the appointment and terms of its members, its revenues and bonding authority, and its abolition date under the Texas Sunset Act.
SB 733 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to procedures for obtaining a psychological or psychiatric examination of an abused child.
SB 734 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to valuation and depreciation of certain bank property.
SB 735 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to treatment of sex offenders.
SB 798 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to gifted and talented students.
SB 799 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment and the rights, privileges, duties, and powers of a managing conservator.
SB 800 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to fees collected by county clerks and clerks of county courts for certain services.
SB 827 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to authorization of incorporated cities to issue voted but unissued bonds of certain conservation and reclamation districts which have been abolished by cities; adding municipal utility districts as a certain district embraced by this Act; and declaring an emergency.
SB 828 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of adult day care and adult day health care programs; prescribing the duties of the Texas Department of Human Resources and the Texas Department of Health; providing for application of, the Texas Health Planning and Development Act.
SB 829 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to respite care provided by licensed nursing, convalescent, and foster care homes.
SB 830 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Failure to suspend the rules
Caption: Relating to authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources to conduct demonstration projects providing medical assistance to certain medically needy persons; requiring the deposit of certain funds from counties, cities, or hospital districts which participate in such projects and providing for their use; providing for the cooperation of the Texas Department of Human Resources and the federal government in defining the eligibility for and scope of services under such projects; providing for a report to the legislature describing such demonstration projects; and declaring an emergency.
SB 869 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appointment and membership of advisory committees by the Texas Board of Health and to compensation for committee members.
SB 870 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to regulation of lay midwives; providing penalties.
SB 871 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to creation, operation, and regulation of health maintenance organizations to provide for dental care and services.
SB 872 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to examinations for tuberculosis for certain paid and volunteer employees of school districts.
SB 896 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Increasing the amount of group term life insurance coverage which may be provided to the spouse and minor children of certain insured employees.
SB 897 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to retirement credit for service on domestic relations courts and special juvenile courts for judges of certain district courts and appellate courts.
SB 898 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to representation of the Texas Department of Human Resources in certain judicial proceedings.
SB 899 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the regulation of retail installment transactions.
SB 967 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to screening children for visual handicaps.
SB 968 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Affecting the rights and duties of landlords and tenants; relating to a landlord's duty to repair certain conditions in a residential rental premises; providing for remedies of the tenant for landlord's failure to repair; imposing remedies for for harassment by tenants and landlords; waiver under limited conditions; relating to court jurisdiction and venue over actions under this Act; repeal of laws; and declaring an emergency.
SB 969 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the approval and filing of subdivision plats in incorporated cities and towns and in counties, the requiring of subdividers to see certain portions for school, park, and playground areas, and the authority of the governing bodies of cities and towns, and commissioners courts relating thereto, declaring an emergency.
SB 970 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to a criminal offense for the purchase or sale of tickets for admission to entertainment events at a price in excess of the established price.
SB 971 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Authorizes the Comptroller of Public Accounts of Texas to hold a conference for county tax assessor-collectors and to pay for the travel expenses of local officials to the conference; and declaring an emergency.
SB 972 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to establish and provide for two residential care facilities for the mentally retarded in the Harris-Galveston Counties, Texas, area and providing for the operation of same; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1008 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Youth Council over activities of and care and treatment for delinquent children in its care without consent of parents or managing conservators.
SB 1009 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to protection for elderly persons, the appointment and duties of an attorney ad litem in a proceeding for a permanent guardianship, and the liability of officers, and employees of the Texas Department of Human Resources.
SB 1041 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped to provide services for severely handicapped individuals with other than visual disabilities; providing for the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped to be renamed the "Governor's Coordinating Office for the Severely Handicapped"
SB 1074 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appointment of deputy police chiefs in certain cities.
SB 1075 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the appointment of special administrative assistants to the police chief in certain cities.
SB 1090 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the filing of state tax liens by county clerks.
SB 1091 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to regulation of lawyers by the Supreme Court and the Board of Law Examiners.
SB 1156 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to establishment of governing boards for the Texas School for the Deaf and the Texas School for the Blind and relating to centralized service for the schools.
SB 1157 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, membership, organization, expenses, duties, and powers of the Texas Commission for the Deaf and to certification of interpreters; establishing the Technical Advisory Council for Planning and Operations; making the commission subject to the Texas Sunset Act; transferring records and property from the State Commission for the Deaf to the Texas Commission for the Deaf.
SB 1158 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the education of deaf persons.
SB 1172 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Adopting the Human Resources Code, a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to state programs, assistance, and services for needy persons, children, and handicapped persons.
SB 1229 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to county purchases and the keeping of county inventories in Harris County.
SB 1250 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to conjugal visitation of prisoner inmates.
SB 1274 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to regulation of art therapists; providing a penalty.
SB 1295 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to temporary furloughs of inmates in the custody of the department of corrections.
SB 1296 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which a water control and improvement districts may issue bonds and spend tax revenue.
SB 1298 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to receivership as a remedy for violations of rules regulating nursing and convalescent homes or as a means of correcting conditions threatening to the life, health, or safety of residents.
SCR 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress to aid the severely handicapped by legislative action.
SCR 21 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting State Board of Insurance to study problems of elderly and handicapped persons in obtaining insurance coverage.
SCR 25 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Resolved, That the 66th Legislature request the Department of Human Resources to make payments to rural health clinics for health care services legally provided by them to Medicaid recipients as required under P.L. 95-210.
SCR 31 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and MHMR community centers to give high priority to crisis counseling for the elderly and the disabled.
SCR 38 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Department of Health on 100th anniversary.
SCR 40 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Encouraging nursing homes to provide outreach services for the elderly and handicapped citizens.
SCR 54 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to recommendations of the Joint Advisory Committee on Educational Services to the Deaf.
SCR 55 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Requesting the Texas Commission for the Deaf and TEA to develop consistent guidelines for interpreter training programs.
SCR 56 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Requesting the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to cooperate with the Texas Commission for the Deaf and TEA in improving and developing educational programs for the deaf.
SCR 87 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Resolved that the 66th Legislature hereby request the Texas Department of Human Resources and the Texas Department of Health to conduct a joint study, with consumerl input, of nursing staff manpower pools to determine their impact or available manpower and their effect on the cost of health care delivery.
SR 122 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Anne Hinnant, "Miss Texas," and granting her privileges of the floor for the day.
SR 245 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to H. D. Bredthauer.
SR 269 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Raleigh E. Bishop.
SR 311 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Robert Melgosa.
SR 343 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Antoinette Miller.
SR 458 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Jack Anderson.
SR 499 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Donald J. Covert.
SR 667 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing the Senate Committee on Human Resources to make a thorough study of the provision of health care services.
SR 692 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing the Senate Committee on Human Resources to study services for the aging through an agency and protect the rights of the elderly.
SR 693 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing the Senate Committee on Human Resources to confuct a comprehensive study of the handicapped in Texas.
65th Regular Session
SB 12 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to service requirements for retirement benefits under the Judicial Retirement System of Texas.
SB 13 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to creation of state and local charitable deduction committees and authorization for all state agencies, boards, commissions, departments, and institutions to accept and process payroll deducations from officers and employees for contributions to certain charitable health and welfare organizations selected as provided in the Act.
SB 31 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Extending list of persons designed as peace officers to include county park and recreational patrolmen and security officers.
SB 60 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Resumed consideration
Caption: Relating to granting authority to the Coordinating Board, Texas College adn University System, to contract with teaching hospitals for certain purposes; making conforming amendments as to funding.
SB 62 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the creation and composition of the University of Houston System; vesting authority in the Board of Regents of the University of Houston System.
SB 63 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to creating a State Formulary Commission, allowing prescription drug product selections by pharmacists.
SB 64 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, procedures, and terms of the Probate Court No. 3 of Harris County and the 217th, 218th, 219th, 220th, 221st, abd 222nd Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County; making other provisions relative to the probate courts in Harris County.
SB 88 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to alcoholism and intoxication; providing for the establishment of a program for prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse and alcoholism; providing certain admission and commitment procedures to treatment centers and for certain procedures for release; establishing the Texas Commission on Alcoholism; providing for its organization, responsibilities, powers, and duties; providing for payment of certain expense; providing for regulation of treatment facilities; prescribing certain rights of alcoholics and intoxicated persons; providing certain duties of peace officers; providing procedures for hearings and appeals in cases of involuntary commitment or recommitment; removing certain criminal sanctions.
SB 89 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Motion lost
Caption: Relating to prevention of drug dependence and to treatment and rehabilitation of drug-dependent persons.
SB 90 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Amending the Texas Uniform Limited Partnership Act.
SB 91 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to establishment of school-community guidance center pilot programs as defined in this Act financed under the minimum foundation school program; giving the commissioner of education certain powers and duties relating to the programs; authorizing cooperative programs with state youth agencies; providing for cooperation by government agencies; providing for cooperation by government agencies; providing a contingent expiration date.
SB 101 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing for additional duties of the Texas Department of Community Affairs in establishing standards for drug abuse treatment programs and treatment personnel and certifying programs and personnel meeting the standards established.
SB 212 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the penalty for failure to obey orders of the county fire marshal.
SB 213 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Cerating in the natural grandparents the right of reasonable access to an adopted child or child whose parent-child relationship has been terminated; and declaring an emergency.
SB 214 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education certifying industrial firemen.
SB 215 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending the Texas Uniform Limited Partnership Act.
SB 216 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of discrimination by certain cities in deducting membership dues from employee payrolls.
SB 282 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts of record in this state in any city with a population of more than 1,200,000 as determined by the last preceeding federal census; prescribing the powers of such courts; prescribing the penalties and violations for criminal acts within the jurisdiction of these courts; providing for appeal of certain convictions in such courts; providing a repealing clause; and declaring an emergency.
SB 283 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to technical-vocational education.
SB 349 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
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.
SB 350 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Authorizing community centers for mental health and mental retardation services to acquire real and personal property; and declaring an emergency.
SB 351 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Authorizing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System to creat additional graduate medical education programs in primary care; authorizing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and Univeristy System, to contract with state supported medical schools or hospitals in affiliation with state supported medical schools to provide services for the education and training of graduate medical students in graduate medical education programs in primary care; authorizing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System to compensate the medical schools or hospitals for their educational costs incurred in providing such services, which educational costs incurred in providing such services, which educational costs shall include salaries of the teaching physicians, clerical, maintenance and operational expenses, and compensation of the graduate medical student participating in the graduate medical education program.
SB 393 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Battleship Texas Commission.
SB 394 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of clinical laboratory personnel; providing penalties.
SB 395 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Authorizing the head of a mental hospital to discharge a resident patient absent without authority from a state hospital for the mentally ill for a continuous period of 18 months; and declaring an emergency.
SB 396 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of the Texas Youth Council facilities for children committed to the Texas Youth Council for having engaged in delinquent conduct from provisions of the Child Care Licensing Act.
SB 397 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the commitment and supervision of children in need of supervision and children in violation of certain orders of a juvenile court.
SB 418 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the adjutant general to accept certain gifts, to purchase or exchange certain property, and to execute certain leases; creating Adjutant General's Fund and providing for its sources.
SB 420 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to periodic review and termination of certain state agencies and advisory committees.
SB 522 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, procedures, and terms of the Probate Court No. 3 of Harris County; giving the court primary responsibility for mental illness proceedings; providing for transfer of cases from the County Court of Harris and Harris probate courts and for exchange of judges; providing terms of the newly created court; providing for the appointment or election of the judge, his qualifications, powers, term of office, and compensation.
SB 538 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to restrictions on admission of patients for alcoholic treatment to state mental hospitals.
SB 539 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to recommendations by community mental health and mental retardation centers of treatment alternatives for potential patients of state mental hospitals.
SB 541 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to arrangements for continuing care for a patient discharged or furloughed from a state mental hospital.
SB 548 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to a report by the State Department of Public Welfare or its successor agency on the alternate care program, containing an evaluation of the program and recommendations, and the effect on nursing care costs under medical assistance programs.
SB 551 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of medical students for student loans.
SB 573 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the authorization of student loans for medical students.
SB 599 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to a city's providing fire protection and enforcing its fire protection code in designated industrial districts within its extraterritorial jurisdiction.
SB 638 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state agency funding of property damage insurance.
SB 683 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain child care facilities operated in connection with churches or other religious organizations; exempting from certain provisions of the Child Care Licensing Act certain schools or classes for religious instruction by churches or other religious institutions.
SB 684 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to sale of certain utility systems owned by certain cities.
SB 708 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Center for Human Resources at the Univertity of Houston to the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations and defining the objectives of the institute.
SB 726 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the prevention, eradication, and control of tuberculosis and to examination for tuberculosis infection of certain pupils in public schools and school personnel.
SB 757 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the establishment, operation, and maintenance of a foreign-trade zone and subzones of it at the Houston port of entry.
SB 758 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the board of regents of Texas Southern University; granting the board authority to sell or dispose of certain university land; granting the board authority to levy and collect a student center fee after approval by student referendum.
SB 781 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the right, power, and authority of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with the Texas Chiropractic College, to provide for the education of certain chiropractic students; providing for severability.
SB 782 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a sex offender treatment pilot program administered by the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation; citing the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the Texas Department of Corrections; citing qualifications for eligibility; allowing for confidentiality of records and patient's rights; requiring periodic examination; allowing for discharge proceedings.
SB 805 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to firemen's relief and retirement fund in cities of not less than 1,200,000.
SB 836 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the blind, the visually handicapped, and the otherwise physically handicapped; forbidding discrimination in access to housing accommodations and certain employment opportunities against the blind, the visually handicapped, and the otherwise physically disabled.
SB 861 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the financing of public school education.
SB 899 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the purchase of insurance for or reimbursement of certain foster parents.
SB 900 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to cooperative associations, including hospital laundry cooperative associations; making certain nonexempt cooperatives eligible for membership and service by a cooperative association; making political subdivisions and municipalities eligible institutions; permitting operation of a system for the benefit of nonmember eligible institutions; permitting distribution of surplus revenue among patrons; providing a severability clause.
SB 901 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to open meetings of governmental bodies.
SB 902 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Making an appropriation to Texas Southern University.
SB 903 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to guatranteed student loans.
SB 904 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to hospital laundry cooperative associations.
SB 905 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the prerequisites to certain actions authorized by the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
SB 912 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to certain sections of the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act; relating to ex parte consultations and the applicability of this Act to personnel rules and practices and to certain hearings of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 949 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the retirement allowance of judges of this state while assigned to a court or serving as a commissioner to the court of criminal appeals.
SB 950 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the award of contracts by navigation districts; providing that emergency contracts may be let for not more than $5,000 without advertisement for bids; providing that notice of bids must be published for at least two weeks and posted for at least 14 days; permitting a self-liquidating navigation district to enter into a contract for less than $5,000 without competitive bids; allowing navigation districts having a city over 375,000 to enter into contracts less than $5,000 without advertising for competitive bids.
SB 959 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain persons who engage in the practice of marriage and family counseling and therapy; providing for funding and fees; providing penalties.
SB 1120 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Elections
Caption: Relating to locations for absentee voting in certain elections in counties with population in excess of 1,500,000.
SB 1121 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to the definition of a child-caring institution.
SB 1122 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Abolishing the State Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences; transferring responsibility for examinations; providing for disbursement of remaining funds; providing for disposition of property.
SB 1123 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the best interest of a child in determining questions of managing conservatorship.
SB 1124 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
Caption: Creating an Interagency Committee and an advisory committee on Children's Vision; providing for the development of procedures for the early recognition of visual defects by vision screening of preschool and school children and referral of children found to have visual problems to the State Commission for the Blind.
SB 1125 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to registration and certification of dental laboratories and dental technicians and the regulation thereof by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.
SB 1126 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the provision of protective services for elderly persons.
SB 1127 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem in a proceeding for the appointment of a permanent guardian of an adult.
SB 1128 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to working hours for firemen in certain cities.
SB 1129 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to compensation by the state of persons whose property is damaged in certain incidents involving peace officers.
SB 1130 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and operation of certain alcoholic beverage licenses and permits.
SB 1131 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to work-release sentences for certain defendants.
SB 1177 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the appointment, qualifications, duties, and compensation of bailiffs by the judges of the district courts in certain counties.
SB 1181 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for participation in the Texas County and District Retirement System of a person receiving supplemental compensation from a county.
SB 1182 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to use of criminal convictions by certain state licensing authorities to suspend or revoke existing valid occupational licenses, to deny applications for these licenses, or to deny the opportunity to be examined for them.
SB 1254 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the responsibility of an incorporated city or town to provide certain liability coverage for peace officers and fire fighters.
SB 1276 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas and the licensing and regulation of recipients of certain anatomical donations.
SCR 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: In memory of Mrs. J.O. Maddox.
SCR 23 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: In memory Dr. Walter A. Quebedeaux.
SCR 40 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to state support of additional family practice residency positions for medical students.
SCR 73 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of Warren P. Cunningham, Jr.
SJR 50 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to delete the archaic reference to the "Deaf and Dumb Asylum," to allow certain products manufactured by handicapped individuals in nonprofit rehabilitation facilities to be purchased by the State of Texas and to eliminate the formality of involvement in such transactions by the Governor of Texas, the Secretary of State, and the Comptroller of Public Accounts of Texas.
SJR 60 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: To allow Texas residents attending medical schools outside Texas to receive student loans.
SR 37 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Herbert Tatar.
SR 39 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Ralph L. Emmett.
SR 47 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for George Washington Christy.
SR 74 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Ray K. Daily.
SR 78 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Robert W. Kneebone.
SR 89 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for former Police Chief Hobson "Buddy" McGill.
SR 95 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Morris Frank.
SR 116 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Percy Selden and Marjorie Selden Sparks.
SR 134 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Texas, Miss Kim Tomes.
SR 159 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for James E. Ward.
SR 162 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Thomas Jefferson Baylor.
SR 290 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mickey Gilley.
SR 462 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Joseph A. Polichino, Sr.
SR 466 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Joe Morgan.
SR 563 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to South Pasadena Rotary Club.
SR 613 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to George McElroy.
SR 618 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Oscar Snowden.
SR 623 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to the University of Houston.
SR 667 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Ms. Merri McCarthy.
SR 724 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorializing U.S. Congress to resolve that cancer is a leading national problem and to provide leadership to find a coordinated solution.
65th 1st Called Session
SB 9 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to regulation of nursing and convalescent homes and related institutions; providing for certain contracts between the State Department of Public Welfare and the Texas Department of Health; placing certain restrictions on remunerations to licensed institutions; giving greater authority to the Licensing Agency; Relating to reports of abuse and neglect; defining certain offenses; providing penalties.
SR 24 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Kelly Batson and designating as Honorary Page for the day.
SR 30 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Victoria L. Stone and designating as Honorary Page for the day.
SR 54 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Niki Cannon.
65th 2nd Called Session
SR 44 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to Margaret and Garland Button and their daughter, Betty.
SR 67 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study the human services delivery system in Texas.
SR 80 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Kara Dee Drosche, and Penny Drosche.
SR 150 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Lloyd Gregory.
SR 151 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Howard Reynolds Stentz, Sr.
64th Regular Session
SB 70 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making a supplemental appropriation to the Central Education Agency.
SB 84 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to educational programs for gifted and talented students.
SB 102 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to bilingual education programs in public schools.
SB 124 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas State Board of Examiners in Social Psychotherapy and its authority, duties, responsibilities, and procedures in the regulation of the profession of social psychotherapy; prescribing civil penalties; providing an appropriation.
SB 157 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to corporations.
SB 207 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Authorizing the head of a mental hospital to discharge a resident patient absent without authority from a state hospital for the mentally ill for a continous period of eighteen (18) months.
SB 208 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Section 3.04, Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act, as amended (Section 3.04, Article 5547-203, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); relating to the requirement that meetings of boards of trustees of community centers for mental health and mental retardation services be open to the public.
SB 248 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to travel allowances for school districts operating vocational programs.
SB 265 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Ameding Section 13.904 of the Texas Education Code; providing certain types of leave for persons employed in the public free schools of Texas.
SB 267 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to technical-vocational education; providing an effective date.
SB 268 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Pressure Vessel Division in the Texas Department of Labor and Standards and the Advisory Board of Pressure Vessel Rules and defining their duties and responsibilities; requiring that certain pressure vessels meet certain standards; providing penalties.
SB 288 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, powers, duties, and functions of the Division of Occupational Safety in the State Department of Health, the Occupational Safety Board and the Occupational Safety Hearings Commission, and the General Advisory Committee and Subcommittees for Occupational Safety.
SB 343 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to granting authority to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with teaching hospitals for certain purposes.
SB 409 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of school-community guidance center pilot programs financed under the minimum foundation school program.
SB 410 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Providing Public Agencies an exemption from taxes imposed on motor fuel, diesel, and liquefied gas; allowing for taxes paid.
SB 428 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Amendments
Caption: Relating to the establishment, administration, role and scope, and funding of the Energy and Natural Resources Institute at the University of Houston and the acquisition and disposition of land and the development of new institutions, branches, and operations.
SB 429 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the issuance of charters to certain facilities, agencies, and family homes or other places providing care or custody of children which are subject to licensing or registration by the State Department of Public Welfare.
SB 442 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the right to psychological services and reimbursement for psychological services under certain policies, contracts, and certificates of group insurance and group hospital plans.
SB 525 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the qualification of certain applicants for licensure to practice medicine.
SB 548 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read second time
Caption: Relating to and creating in the natural grandparents the right of reasonable access to an adopted child or child whose parent-child relationship has been terminated.
SB 613 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to allowing certain vocational teachers credit for prior experience in a trade or industry for the purpose of determining minimum salary increments and retirement service credits.
SB 638 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to prevention of drug dependence and to treatment and rehabilitation of drug-dependent persons; providing the powers, duties, and responsibility of the executive director of the Texas Department of Community Affairs in establishing and supervising a drug dependence treatment program; providing for cooperation of other state agencies and members of the criminal justice system in carrying out the provisions of this Act; making certain records and information confidential; providing for development of plans for insurance to cover dependence on controlled substances or alcohol; providing for applicability of this Act to mentally ill or juvenile drug-dependent persons; providing certain admission, commitment, transfer, and release procedures; relating to police referral and disposition of drug-dependent persons.
SB 639 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring a license of certain persons who engage in the practice of marriage and family counseling and therapy, and creating and establishing the powers and duties of the Board of Marriage and Family Counselor Examiners.
SB 684 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to preschool programs for certain educationally handicapped children.
SB 686 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to financial assistance programs enabling certain students to attend certain postsecondary educational institutions in Texas.
SB 792 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of clinical laboratories personnel; requiring licensing of clinical laboratory directors, supervisors, technologists, technicians, and students; exempting personnel of certain laboratories; creating State Board of Licensure for Clinical Laboratory Personnel; providing definitions, license qualifications, and license fees; authorizing adoption and publication of rules and regulations by the Board; providing for the denial and revocation of licenses and penalties for violation and declaring an emergency.
SB 793 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to creation of state and local charitable deduction committees and authorization for all state agencies, boards, commissions, departments, and institutions to accept and process payroll deductions from officers and employees for contributions to certain charitable health and welfare organizations selected as provided in the Act.
SB 794 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Amendments
Caption: Providing for additional duties of the Texas Department of Community Affairs in establishing standards for drug abuse treatment programs and personnel and certifying programs which meet standards established.
SB 810 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Supplementing the appropriation to the University of Houston System for utilities for the year ending August 31, 1975, by the amount of $665,000 to pay additional costs of purchased utilities to the educational and general facilities of the system.
SB 853 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to remedies available to certain firemen on certain appeals to a district court.
SB 854 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the purchase of blind-made goods and services by various agencies, departments, and institutions of the State of Texas.
SB 855 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Authorizing the governing boards of health related state-supported institutions, including the Texas A&M University System, The University of Texas System, and Texas Women's University, and certain nonprofit health related institutions located in certain medical centers to form associations to operate certain systems or facilities on a cooperative basis soley for the benefit of such institutions; providing for the establishment and operation of cooperative associations with authority to acquire such property, borrow money, and issue such bonds and other evidences of indebtedness as deemed necessary for the creation, operation, and maintenance of the system; including certain provisions as to obtaining membership or transferring membership in an association, including provisions as to the respective rights and obligations of the association and an expelled member; providing for eligibility of association bonds for investment of certain funds; disclaiming liability of the state or of members of the association for bonds, notes, and other indebtedness of the association; providing that such associations shall be tax-free.
SB 965 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain child care facilities and child placing agencies by the State Department of Public Welfare through a division of the department; authorizing advisory committees; providing for licensure, certification, or registration of certain child care facilities and child placing agencies; providing the powers and duties of the State Department of Public Welfare and the division within the department; relating to the immunization of children and the duties of the State Department of Health in regard thereto; requiring certain records; requiring certain reports by the division to the governor; providing for administrative and judicial appeals; providing extent of application of the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act.
SB 966 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the exemption of volunteer firemen enrolled in fire science courses from payment of tuition and laboratory fees at state-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 967 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the manner of advertising sales of real estate under deeds of trust; providing for certain notice to the mortgagor and for avoidance of foreclosure by compliance with the contract.
SB 968 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Read second time
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a community-based correctional system.
SB 969 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prevention of land subsidence through the prohibition and regulation of the withdrawal of underground water and the authorization of the Texas Water Rights Commission to enforce and carry out the provisions of this Act.
SB 1004 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to authorization of the Texas Youth Council to continue to exercise care, custody, and control of children in its custody after such children have reached 18 years of age.
SB 1026 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of any electronic, mechanical or other devise for bugging, wiretapping or intercepting any telephone or private conversation, statement or communication; the regulation and certification of the use of certain electronic, mechanical or other devises for the purpose of detecting a person's identity or truth or deception; granting certain powers and duties to the Texas Board of Private Detectives, Private Investigators, and Private Security Agencies.
SB 1040 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing for the assessment and collection of a fee for the receipt and disbursement of child and wife support payments by the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer of Harris County; providing for the safekeeping and administration of the fund created by teh collection of such fees.
SB 1114 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Adding an exemption concerning certain employees of a nonprofit educational institution.
SCR 7 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Honoring the outstanding life and service of Carl B. Sherman, and extending sympathy on their great loss to the members of his family: his wife, Mrs. Mary Virginia Sherman, and his sons, Steven Sherman, Jon Sherman, and Kirk Sherman; providing for copies of this resolution to be prepared for the members of the family, and that when the two houses of the Legislature of the State of Texas adjourn this day, they do so in memory of Carl B. Sherman.
SCR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Honoring the outstanding life and service of James S. Abercrombie, and extend sympathy on their great loss and to the members of his family; his wife, Mrs. Lillie Abercrombie, and his daughter, Mrs. Anthony J. A. Bryan; providing for copies of this resolution to be prepared for the members of his immediate family, and that when the senate adjourns this day, it do so in memory of James S. Abercrombie.
SCR 15 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Honoring the outstanding life and service of Everett Williams, and extending warmest congratulations and appreciation to him for his long service to his community; providing for copies of this resolution to be prepared for Mr. Everett Williams and his immediate family.
SCR 76 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Authorizing and requesting the Coastal Industrial Water Authority to conduct a comprehensive study of long-term water resource needs for Texas Gulf Coast region, the adequacy and marketability of alternate sources of water consistent with future growth and development, the development of potential alternate water sources, and such other matters as the Coastal Industrial Water Authority deems relevant and proper; requesting all other state and local agencies to cooperate fully with the Coastal Industrial Water Authority in such study, and all federal agencies and all private citizens, coporations, and associations are urged to cooperate with the Coastal Industrial Water Authority in supplying data for the study; providing that the Coastal Industrial Water Authority reports its findings and recommendations to the Governor of Texas, the Lieutenant Governor of Texas, and each member of the legislature on or before the convening of the 65th Legislature in January, 1977.
SR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Larry W. Fultz.
SR 11 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Cary Davis Owens.
SR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Clark P. Read.
SR 28 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Ernesto and David Reyes.
SR 45 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to students from St. Barnabas Episcopal School.
SR 51 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Isaac Arnold.
SR 69 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Otto Bryant Ramsey.
SR 161 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Marlin E. Sandlin.
SR 169 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Captain Earl Maughmer.
SR 170 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Providing for the Local and Uncontested Bills Calendar in the Senate.
SR 257 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for L. L. "Bill" Hay.
SR 292 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. James W. White.
SR 391 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to business leaders from India.
SR 434 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Elsie Walton.
SR 446 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to students from South Houston High School.
SR 560 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Gwendolyn Bennett Pappas.
SR 565 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Reverend and Mrs. Roy Roberson.
SR 593 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Julius A. Knigge.
SR 623 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Police Captain Leon C. Colley.
SR 635 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Regarding policy for Local and Uncontested Bills Calendar in the Senate.
SR 659 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Jimmy Auchey.
SR 705 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Former State Representative Rex Braun.
SR 718 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Alvin L. Duvall.
63rd Regular Session
SB 8 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to capital improvements for the University of Houston at Clear Lake City and for the Texas Maritime Academy and Moody College of Marine Sciences and Maritime Resources.
SB 9 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the fiscal year of the state.
SB 12 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by Governor
Caption: Creating the Harris County Youth Village Independent School District to provide an education program for eligible children; providing its territorial limits; providing for trustees; providing for certification of the census of children and apportionment of state and county available school funds; providing eligibility for Foundation School Program assistance and the use of county funds; providing authority to accept gifts and grants.
SB 37 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the expiration of the Governor's Committee on Human Relations and providing and appropriation.
SB 42 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health; increasing the number of members on the board and designating the qualifications of members.
SB 43 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: An Act to authorize and require certain cities to recognize the association chosen by a majority of the fire fighters employed by any such city as their representative for the purpose of mutual consultations on the subjects of wages, hours and other conditions of employment of such fire fighters; to authorize and require any such city to engage in mutual consultation with such representative on the subjects of wages, hours and other conditions of employment; to provide procedures for the commencement and standards for the conduct of consultations; to authorize and require such city and such representative of fire fighters to reduce to signed, written contract any agreement which may be reached on such subjects; to provide for and require arbitration as the appropriate procedure to resolve any impasse which may be reached during mutual consultation; to provide procedures for commencement and standards for the conduct of arbitration; to require compliance with contracts and awards in arbitrations under the Act; to prohibit strikes of such fire fighters; to provide for judicial enforcement of the Act; to make related provisions designed to effectuate the purposes of the Act; to provide for a declaration of policy, liberal construction, definitions of certain terms, severability, precedence over contrary clauses.
SB 58 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to rejection of and claims and suits under uninsured motorist coverage.
SB 59 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment in the state treasury of an uninsured motorist fund to be composed of fees required of uninsured motorists upon vehicle registration; relating to the allocation of the fund for administrative expenses and to private insurers for reduction in the cost of uninsured motorist insurance coverage; prescribing certain offenses and setting penalties; relating to uninsured motorist insurance coverage
SB 64 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to terms of court of the 182nd, 183rd, 184th, and 185th District Courts.
SB 85 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee substitute
Caption: Relating to participation in real estate loans, dividends on savings accounts, and reorganization, merger, and consolidation by savings and loan associations.
SB 86 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Notice of intent given
Caption: Relating to qualifications for directors and the reserves and depositories of state banks.
SB 87 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
Caption: Relating to the rules and regulations authority of the banking section of the Finance Commission.
SB 88 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain bank holidays.
SB 104 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the storage of certain antique and special interest vehicles and their parts on the collector's property.
SB 113 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to corporate guaranties.
SB 114 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to a limited partner's grant of authority by power of attorney to general partner.
SB 115 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Notice of intent given
Caption: Relating to service of process on foreign corporations, joint stock companies or associations, or acting corporations or associations.
SB 121 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to bilingual education programs in the public schools and to bilingual training institutes for training public school personnel; providing for funding.
SB 171 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to authority of the State Board of Education to create special school districts for the education of certain children residing at institutions or facilities maintained by governmental agencies or nonprofit, nonsectarian organizations.
SB 202 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Making various amendments to the Texas Business Corporation Act.
SB 206 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to a newsman's privilege against disclosure of information obtained in confidence or its source.
SB 210 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Authorizing and providing for supplemental aid programs for adult education where provided by public educational agencies toward the education and training of certain persons not having a high school education or the educational prerequisites for developing a salable skill; providing for the financing thereof in part from state funds; providing that the Central Education Agency shall develop programs, rules, and regulations for the implementation of this Act.
SB 236 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Appropriating money to Texas Southern University for repair of damage to the Pharmacy Building caused by fire, for replacement of damaged or destroyed items, and payment of appraisal fees.
SB 240 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of drugs and other substances and to the prevention and control of abuse of drugs and controlled substances as defined and classified; creating a Texas Drug Abuse Authority; providing for the appointment of a drug commissioner and an advisory council; providing for powers and duties of the authority, council, and commissioner; providing for penalties for violations of the provisions of this Act and for certain civil penalties; providing for certain criminal and civil procedures with respect to drugs and drug use; providing for certain forfeitures, searches and seizures and disposition of property; authorizing the making of rules and regulations; requiring certain reports to and by the Department of Public Safety; providing for tort liability for certain injuries caused in the execution of warrants; designating the extent of the application of this Act to pending procedures and existing legal orders and rules.
SB 263 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain limitations and exception for real estate loans by state banks.
SB 323 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Providing for the regulation of the practice of dental technology.
SB 336 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the funding and operation of sheltered workshops by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and to sale of products and services; prescribing the relationship of the authority and program authorized herein to the authority and/or jurisdiction of community centers for mental health and mental retardation.
SB 337 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Providing an exception to the requirements for fishing license for certain hospital patients.
SB 356 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of educational opportunities in junior colleges for certain disadvantaged persons; providing criteria for programs; providing for funding.
SB 357 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to programs of teacher training for the teaching of certain disadvantaged students in the public junior colleges and providing for appropriations by the legislature for implementation thereof.
SB 358 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purposes of public community colleges.
SB 390 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Establishing a statewide "Food Stamp Program" to be administered by the State Department of Public Welfare; authorizing the State Department to accept and expend funds, authoring assessments; authorizing research and demonstration projects; authorizing a method of deducting funds from money payments of recipients for the purchase of food stamps, providing for personnel in accordance with a merit system; providing for the promulgation of reasonable rules and regulations for determining eligibility for Food Stamps; by adding a new Section 7-C providing for the detection and prosecution of fraud and for recovery of losses; by adding a new Section 7-D authorizing the bonding of employees, providing for indemnification against losses, and authorizing the State Department to take steps necessary to operate the the Programs, safeguarding confidentiality of records and adherence to the Civil Rights Act of 1964; providing a repealing clause, a savings clause.
SB 391 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Rules failed to suspend
Caption: Creating the Occupational Safety Board; defining terms; declaring policies and coverage of the Act; providing for the appointment of a General Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety; providing for membership on the board and their remuneration, and for employees and representatives of the board; prescribing duties and powers of the board and of its representatives and of those affected by the Act; providing responsibilities, criteria, procedures, privileges, penalties, and appeals incident to enforcement of the Act; making other provisions relating to occupational safety; providing severability clause; providing the extent of the application of the Act.
SB 464 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the testing of students for placement in special education classes.
SB 465 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department and the General Land Office to determine the boundaries of state-owned land in and around Armand Bayou.
SB 484 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Establishing certain rights, duties, obligations and remedies of residential landlords and tenants in regard to tenants' security deposits and rental agreements; granting persons eighteen years of age and older the right to enter into binding residential rental agreements and security deposit agreements; prescribing certain rules of evidence in actions brought under this Act; making certain provisions relating to change of ownership; repealing inconsistent laws; providing an effective date.
SB 490 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee substitute
Caption: Relating to the authority, powers, and duties of the State Department of Health to control noise; establishing the Noise Control Advisory Board; providing penalties.
SB 491 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the board of directors of Texas Southern University.
SB 492 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Failed to pass to third reading
Caption: Relating to the establishment of school-community guidance center pilot programs financed under the minimum foundation school program.
SB 493 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to fees which county clerks and clerks of county courts shall receive for their services; containing a repealing clause repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict, to the extent of conflict only, with the provisions of this Act; containing a severability clause.
SB 494 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to certification for use of Labor Statistics for use of certain pressure vessels; providing fees for filing; providing an effective date.
SB 495 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee substitute
Caption: Relating to the establishment, powers, duties, and functions of a division of environmental study and coordination in the governor's office.
SB 496 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Pressure Vessel Division in the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Board of Pressure Vessel Rules and defining their duties and responsibilities; requiring that pressure vessels meet certain standards; providing penalties.
SB 497 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to fees which county clerks and county recorders shall receive for their services in counties having a population over 775,000 according to the latest federal census; containing a repealing clause repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict, to the extent of conflict only, with the provisions of this Act; containing a severability clause.
SB 498 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Providing minimum specifications for filing of legal instruments, documents and papers in the office of the county clerk and county recorder; providing fees for filing nonconforming legal instruments, documents and papers; containing a repealing clause; containing a saving clause; containing an effective date applicable to certain forms.
SB 520 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by Governor
Caption: To amend the Harris County Road Law, Chapter 17, Special Laws, Acts of the 33rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1913, as amended; providing a severability clause.
SB 523 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Criminal Courts at Law Nos. 5, 6, and 7 of Harris County and the County Civil Court at Law No. 3 of Harris County.
SB 524 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 240th and 241st Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County.
SB 558 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Providing for an agency to be entitled the Human Relations Commission; relating to regulation of certain discriminatory acts; providing for the membership, organization, functions, powers and duties of the commission in cooperation with other agencies, departments and institutions; defining unlawful discriminatory acts; excepting certain acts as not being discriminatory; providing for filing of complaints and charges, for hearings, and reports; providing for judicial hearings and enforcement procedures transferring appropriations, property, records, and supplies of Governor's Committee on Human Relations.
SB 605 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to immunization.
SB 606 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to requiring reports from corporations concerning certain agricultural land; providing a penalty.
SB 607 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably as amended
Caption: Relating to research and experimentation agreements between the State Highway Department and institutions of higher education in this State.
SB 673 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to removing justices of the peace from exemption with respect to compensation, expenses and allowances of county and precinct officials.
SB 674 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the payment of compensation to persons unlawfully imprisoned for crimes they did not commit; increasing and enlarging the measure of damages for compensation; creating a cause of action for the benefit of the heirs and estate of such persons; adding Section 8 to Chapter 507, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965; providing a severability clause.
SB 698 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to transportation costs for certain vocational education students.
SB 699 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Authorizing and establishing the procedure to create, administer and operate Occupational Skill Center Jurisdiction(s) subject to guidelines, regulations and approval of the Central Educational Agency authorized herein for the development of comprehensive and coordinated technical-vocational education offerings; providing for an appropriation of State funds on a matching basis with voted county vocational school tax revenues or with certain budgeted local school funds where county tax not voted, and allocated pursuant to and for purposes of such Centers, to be paid from the Foundation School Program Fund; prescribing eligibility for student enrollments; providing for an effective date of this Act, and for the utilization of Federal funds available to implement programs operated hereunder for the acquisition of equipment as may be needed.
SB 721 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Adoption of conference committee report by Senate reported
Caption: Relating to regulation of coin-operated machines and the coin-operated machine industry, recreating and reconstituting the Texas Vending Commission and changing its name to the Texas Amusement Machine Commission; providing for transfer of certain duties, powers, property, function, responsibilities, and authority heretofore exercised by the Texas Vending Commission and the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SB 722 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: To clarify the power to provide disposal systems; providing for a procedure for the dissolution of pollution control districts after annexation in whole or in part by municipal corporations and for the assumption of indebtedness, properties and duties thereof by such annexing municipal corporation; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
SB 723 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the validation of certain revenue and tax bonds, notes, and warrants or cities and towns; and declaring an emergency.
SB 724 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to working hours for firemen in certain cities.
SB 730 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of music and skill or pleasure coin-operated machines.
SB 731 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency.
SB 732 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to technical-vocational education.
SB 733 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Amending the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended.
SB 734 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Rules failed to suspend
Caption: Relating to treatment and rehabilitation of a drug-dependent person as defined in this Act; prescribing the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and of law enforcement personnel relating thereto; providing for court procedures; providing for confidentiality of records; preserving certain rights and conferring other rights on persons diagnosed as drug-dependent or persons undergoing treatment; providing for continued employment and retention of benefits, including insurance coverage, for certain state and local employees; protecting certain licenses; providing penalties.
SB 744 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for obtaining a license to practice pharmacy.
SB 747 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Validating the incorporation,.areas and boundary lines, and governmental proceedings and acts of cities and towns of 1,000 inhabitants or less; and declaring an emergency.
SB 748 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Notice of intent given
Caption: Relating to polling places for elections.
SB 755 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment and authority of a Division of Clinical Social Work under the Mental Health Division within the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation; regulating the profession of Clinical Social Work; prescribing penalties; and declaring an emergency.
SB 784 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health; increasing the number of members on the board and designating the qualifications of members.
SB 785 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the purchase by various agencies, departments, and institutions of the State of Texas, of blind-made goods and services; establishing the Texas Committee on Purchase of Blind-made Products and Services; providing the duties and powers of the committee in cooperation with the federal government and other state boards and departments.
SB 802 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation to be paid from county funds to district court judges serving in certain counties.
SB 823 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Designating Texas Southern University as a special purpose institution of higher education for urban programming; stating limits of application of this Act as regards future designated institutions and other institutes for urban studies; amending Subchapter A, Chapter 106, Texas Education Code, by adding Section 106.02; and declaring an emergency.
SB 836 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Rules failed to suspend
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Highway Department to construct and maintain hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding trails and to teh location of such trails; and declaring an emergency.
SB 882 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the diagnosis, treatment, reporting and control of venereal diseases and examination of persons reasonably suspected of being infected; amending Article 4445, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
SB 912 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to payment by the Battleship Texas Commission of certain excess net revenues derived from admission charges or from concession contracts into the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas.
SB 970 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to certification of proprietary business, technical, vocational, and home study schools; relating to bond requirements, certification and registration fees and refund of unearned tuition as defined in this Act; defining certain prohibited acts and prescribing penalties.
SB 972 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Providing for service of process on agents of a residential landlord under certain circumstances; relating to the interruption of utility services by a residential landlord; relating to the exclusion of a tenant by a residential landlord; relating to residential landlord liens for rent; providing remedies and damages for violations; providing an effective date; providing a saving clause.
SCR 10 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of Hobart Taylor.
SCR 33 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United State to assure that expanded funds for revenue sharing shall include funding for the Community Action Agencies formerly funded by the Office of Economic Opportunity.
SCR 42 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Providing for hanging a portrait of Jesse H. Jones which is in the Archives Building, in the museum at Washington-on-the-Brazos.
SCR 73 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Failed of adoption
Caption: Granting Frank R. Washburn permission to sue the state.
SCR 98 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Commemorating the Battle of San Jacinto.
SCR 106 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Recalling House Bill No. 215 for the Governor.
SCR 138 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules to take up H.B. 1162.
SCR 140 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules to take up H.B. 1536.
SCR 142 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules to take up H.B. 1502.
SCR 145 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Requesting the House to return H.B. No. 482 for further consideration.
SJR 24 Author: Brooks, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Proposing and amendment of the Constitution of the State of Texas to reduce the minimum service requirement for eligibility under the Teacher Retirement System from 10 years to 5 years.
SR 41 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Forest T. Henry.
SR 46 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Authorizing the continuation of Senate Committee on special districts.
SR 80 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Boyd Mullen.
SR 137 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Jack Scanlan Binion.
SR 263 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Woodrow W. Lewis.
SR 279 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Henry Allen Bullock.
SR 286 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Directing Administration Committee to obtain a portrait of The Honorable Barbara Jordan to hang in the Senate.
SR 370 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending several oil companies for including health and safety clauses in their contracts.
SR 380 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to members of Concerned Teens.
SR 387 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to senior students from Channelview High School.
SR 496 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Congratulating Captain Timothy R. Ayers, returning POW.
SR 523 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Miss Faith Watson.
SR 533 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Establishing a joint legislative and citizens committee to study effects of all urban highway construction plans of Highway Department from 1950 to present.
SR 571 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Expressing legislative intent to San Jacinto Historical Committee relative to length of speeches at San Jacinto Day celebration.
SR 624 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to residents of Pasadena.
SR 650 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Reverend Earl Allen.
SR 714 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Amending Senate Rule 94.
SR 786 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Rex Braun.
SR 798 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Requesting subcommittee on Consumer Affairs to conduct a study of consumer problems.
SR 845 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to James Fonteno.
SR 846 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Danny Van Rheen on his outstanding high school basketball career.
SR 921 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Herman A. Barnett.
63rd 1st Called Session
SR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Judge John Luther Patterson.
SR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Isaac Arnold.
SR 22 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Congratulating H. R. Hamilton on his birthday.
62nd Regular Session
SB 27 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the immunization of persons attending elementary or secondary schools or institutions of higher education.
SB 40 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the compensation to District Attorneys in certain counties; prohibiting their engaging in the private practice of law.
SB 72 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the appointment, powers, duties, and qualifications of certain reserve law enforcement officers.
SB 96 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to interest on accumulated contributions.
SB 98 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the establishment, organization, and control of the University of Houston at Clear Lake City.
SB 130 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to branch offices for absentee voting by personal appearance in counties having a population of more than 1,500,000.
SB 142 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the authority of an insurer to designate a particular practitioner or practitioners of the healing arts in a policy of accident or sickness insurance and to the form of membership certificates in group hospital plans.
SB 168 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to optional coverage of certain State and district officers within the Texas County and District Retirement System.
SB 189 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing school districts to contract with other school districts or with public or private post-secondary educational institutions and trade and technical schools to provide vocational classes.
SB 212 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund in certain cities.
SB 222 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and providing supplemental aid programs for adult education where offered in public educational agencies toward the education of certain persons not having a high school education or the educational prerequisites for developing a saleable skill.
SB 255 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, composition, and term of office of the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education; providing for penalties for violations.
SB 262 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, to the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas.
SB 263 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, to provide for the prevention, detection, control, and fighting of fires and explosions on and adjacent to waterways, channels and turning basins within its jurisdiction.
SB 291 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to licensing and certifying environmental air conditioning and ventilation contractors, inspectors, and journeymen; providing penalties.
SB 318 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of certain State-supported colleges and universities to close a street or alley running through the campus.
SB 334 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to registration of labor union organizers with the Secretary of State.
SB 370 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the State schools, State hospitals, and other facilities and institutions under its jurisdiction, the Texas State Department of Health and facilities and institutions under its jurisdiction, the Texas Youth Council and facilities and institutions under its jurisdiction, and other State and political subdivisions, centers, and hospitals to purchase annuities for their employees.
SB 371 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Houston to grant easements across lands under control of said Board of Regents.
SB 409 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943, concerning the prohibition of branch banking.
SB 417 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending Workmen's Compensation Act for employees of Independent School Districts.
SB 422 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the tax lien for the admissions tax.
SB 434 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the authorization of school districts to hold special education classes for deaf children.
SB 473 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the Texas Savings and Loan Act.
SB 525 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to Inspection of Boilers by Bureau of Labor Statistics to further define "boiler" as used therein.
SB 526 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of proprietary business, technical, vocational and home study schools; defining terms; creating the Proprietary School Advisory Commission; providing its powers and duties; providing for the issuance, renewal, revocation, and denial of certificates of approval; providing for registration of school representatives; providing bond requirements; providing for class action suits pursuant to Rule 42 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure; providing for hearings and appeals; establishing prohibited acts and penalties; providing for fees; providing for enforcement.
SB 527 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the student loan program; providing for the extension of the repayment periods on student loans and the promulgation of rules and regulations necessary for participation in federal student loan programs.
SB 539 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to repealing statutes and abolishing Clear Creek Basin Authority.
SB 557 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to requiring notices of meeting by certain governmental bodies to be posted in their administrative offices, the State Capitol, and in the county courthouse of the county in which the administrative offices are located instead of in their administrative offices and the county courthouse of all counties in which the governmental body is located.
SB 558 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending statutes to make privileged matter certain communications between newsmen and their sources.
SB 559 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who has filed a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States to be eligible for a license to practice Optometry under certain circumstances.
SB 560 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending statutes to provide immunization of children admitted to child care institutions and facilities.
SB 561 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the authorization for school districts to conduct special education classes for deaf children.
SB 581 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to Amending Statutes creating 233rd and 234th District Courts in Harris County.
SB 643 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing minimum specifications for filing of legal instruments,
SB 648 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fees which county clerks and clerks of county courts shall receive for their services
SB 649 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fees which county clerks and county recorders shall receive for their services.
SB 650 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the preservation of books and records of banks and the Banking Department.
SB 651 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943.
SB 652 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to providing a method by which certain conservation and reclamation districts lying in more than one city shall be abolished.
SB 739 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to providing for review by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of determinations of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages.
SB 740 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas, permitting the withdrawal of duplicate or excessive deposits made with the State Treasurer by certain insurance companies under prior or existing statutory provisions; providing for an effective date.
SB 741 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to proof of financial responsibility on registration of a motor vehicle and maintenance of proof of financial responsibilities.
SB 742 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the production and possession of wine by the head of a family for family use.
SB 743 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing, allocating funds for, and providing for the administration of a program to aid and enhance instruction in secular subjects in certain nonpublic schools under individual service contracts entered into between such teachers and local public school districts.
SB 744 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of the practice of dental technology.
SB 745 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to establishing certain standards for certain officials of certain insurers and for such insurers, and providing for the suspension of license for noncompliance.
SB 746 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to providing the Commissioner of Insurance with authority to seize immediately the assets of a company by court order when the interests of the creditors, policy holders, or the public might be endangered by delay; denoting an offense and prescribing a penalty.
SB 801 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Advisory Council for Children with Learning Disabilities.
SB 802 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the rate of interest or transaction charge permitted on certain loans.
SB 889 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education.
SB 890 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to qualifications for a professional certificate for teachers.
SB 891 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to an interstate agreement on qualifications of educational personnel.
SB 913 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to defining the word "premise" in connection with the sale of alcoholic beverages.
SB 915 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to making it a felony to transport more than a certain amount of copper pipe, copper wire, or copper cable in certain situations, and prescribing penalty for violation and prescribing the penalty for violation.
SB 922 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act to corporations engaged in providing publications services to persons registered in state-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 952 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to providing that the beneficiar of any deceased member of the Texas County or District Retirement System who had not less than 29 years of service and had attained at least 80 years of age, be eligible for benefits.
SB 960 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to certification for use of certain pressure vessels.
SB 971 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the immunization of persons attending elementary or secondary schools or institutions of higher education, and to the authority of the State Board of Health to modify immunization requirements for admission to school.
SB 972 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the transfer of all funds left in any private financial institution by the Texas State Board of Examiners in Optometry to the Texas Optometry Board.
SB 1007 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the immunization of children admitted to child caring institutions and facilities.
SB 1030 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to increasing the membership of Finance Commission and relating to the duties and qualifications of members.
SB 1040 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law
SCR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Fred Joseph Brown.
SCR 37 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Billy Ray Ramey.
SCR 42 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: In memory of Dr. Lonnie E. Smith.
SCR 57 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending the fire fighters of Engine Company Number 41 for their bravery and devotion to duty.
SCR 89 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Requesting the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education in Texas to conduct a feasibility study on certain aspects of technical-vocational education.
SCR 100 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Verna Rogers.
SCR 111 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Recalling H.B. 1622 from the House of Representatives.
SJR 2 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to reduce the minimum service requirement for eligibility under the Teacher Retirement System from ten years to five years.
SJR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing adoption of Joint Rules of Procedure for the Senate and House of Representatives of the 62nd Legislature.
SR 9 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Dr. J.C. Thomas, Sr., of Pasadena.
SR 14 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Technical Sergeant Leo Hammer for great heroism.
SR 15 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Roy J. Hechler for his heroism.
SR 18 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: In memory of Dow Hudson.
SR 22 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Jack Fifield for his bravery and valorous action.
SR 23 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Technical Sergeant Carless Looney for life-saving action.
SR 25 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of J.D. (Jim) Hunnicutt.
SR 114 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Pasadena All-Star Softball team.
SR 120 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Howell Warren Mann.
SR 147 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to J.J. Ligi.
SR 244 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Katherine Brown.
SR 325 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to sponsors and students of Texas Southern University.
SR 347 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mike Conradt.
SR 406 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Texans attending Environmental Education Conference.
SR 610 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to James Carby, director of the Apollo 11 Fifty-State Tour.
SR 698 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Vivian R. Bowser.
SR 734 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Ray West and Joe Abram.
SR 748 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Jim Greer.
SR 769 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Pansy Ramey, et al.
SR 821 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Mary Gene Mendez.
SR 836 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to The Honorable Walter Carr.
SR 878 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Designating David Milton Knippel as Honorary Page of the Senate of the 62nd Legislature.
SR 884 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Cindy Flowers.
SR 885 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Debbie Cowan.
SR 903 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Bill Atessis and Bobby Wuensch.
SR 926 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations and best wishes to Senator James P. Wallace on the occasion of his 43rd birthday.
SR 992 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Designating Kathryn Elaine Knippel as honorary page.
SR 1017 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending commendation to the 1970-1971 23-AAAA All-District Girls basketball team.
SR 1037 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Directing Senate Enrolling Clerk to make certain corrections in S.J.R. No. 4.
SR 1096 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to students and sponsor from Ross Sterling High School of Houston.
SR 1148 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Providing for continuation of a committee to study vocational-technical education to be renamed the Senate Committee on Occupational Education.
SR 1174 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Designating Seephen Hayes Knippel as Honorary Page of the Senate of the 62nd Legislature.
SR 1197 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to to the City of Pasadena on its 75th Birthday.
SR 1331 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Authorizing Senate Enrolling Clerk to make certain corrections in S.B. No. 559.
SR 1332 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Designating Rebecca Celeste Bernal as a Mascot of the Senate.
SR 1381 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations and best wishes to Kathy Sehrt and Phil Richey on their marriage.
SR 1471 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs Harold Heath of Deer Park.
62nd 1st Called Session
SB 17 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the appointment, powers, and duties of reserve law enforcement officers.
SR 17 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Ella Jensen.
62nd 2nd Called Session
SCR 15 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Truxton J. Hathaway, Jr.
SCR 16 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Delbert Leroy Atkinson.
SR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Anthony Russo.
SR 8 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: In memory of Roy A. Hutchins.
SR 55 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Houston Fire Department and Bob Wolfe for courageous actions in rescuing four Houston youngsters.
SR 83 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: In memory of David H. White.
SR 84 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Charles Henry Knapp, Sr.
SR 85 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending M.G. Caballero for his distinguished and valorous service to the citizens of the State of Texas.
SR 133 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Willoughby Hardin.
62nd 3rd Called Session
SCR 2 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: In memory of The Reverend B.M. Jordan, father of State Senator Barbara Jordan of Houston.
SCR 11 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Requesting the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education in Texas to conduct a study.
SR 4 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Dr. Bob Wade Bland.
SR 106 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Nena E. Stanaker.
SR 153 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome and privileges of the floor to Colonel Ashley Day Jameson.
SR 164 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Nita Ferguson, et al.
SR 168 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to C. Robert Heath on his outstanding record of service.
SR 335 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Kevin Jackson Brown and designating him "Honorary Page" of the Senate.
SR 340 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Commending Dennis Shepler for upholding his moral principles.
62nd 4th Called Session
SCR 5 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Jesse C. Stricklin of Pasadena.
SCR 12 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Requesting the development of a state-wide conference on technical-vocational education by the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education in Texas.
61st Regular Session
SB 59 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to establish and maintain a medical branch of The University of Texas System within Harris County, Texas, to be known as the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and to transfer the Division of Continuing Education, including assets, funds, property, and equipment, from The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston to The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
SB 60 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating four additional District Courts of Harris County, prescribing the jurisdiction thereof.
SB 81 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to extending coverage of group term life insurance to the spouse and minor children of an employee of the U.S. government.
SB 98 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to qualifications and examinations of applicants for a license to engage in the occupation of hairdresser, cosmetologist, or manicurist.
SB 117 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to restricting the holding of bond elections by any class or type of school district under certain circumstances.
SB 120 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to branch offices for absentee voting by personal appearance.
SB 139 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to justice of the peace fees.
SB 154 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to creating Bayport College as a state-supported institution of higher education; providing for its management, administration, and financing.
SB 168 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to validating the election held in Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 56, on May 28, 1968, concerning bonds voted at an election held therein on March 27, 1956.
SB 203 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the determination and distribution of certain stock dividends and allocating same, in trust matters, to income and principal according to the percentage of shares distributed as related to the total number of shares outstanding in the issuing corporation; providing for an effective date and exempting trusts in which a definition of income is stated; exempting prior distributions.
SB 230 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for a comprehensive Special Education for Exceptional Children between three and 21 years of age inclusive, as defined herein; providing for State financing thereof from the Foundation School Program Fund; authorizing the State Board of Education and/or the State Commissioner of Education to establish regulations and formulae for implementation of certain provisions; providing an effective date for this Act.
SB 260 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to certain exceptions to the prohibition of closed meetings by governmental bodies and notice of meetings.
SB 261 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to enacting the State Technical-Vocational Education Act of 1969 and creating an Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education to coordinate and develop programs for technical and vocational training in state educational institutions.
SB 269 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education and its powers and duties.
SB 285 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to withdrawal of accumulated contributions from the Teachers Retirement System on electing to participate in the Optional Retirement Program.
SB 286 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to furnishing legal counsel for indigents accused of crime in certain counties and to investigating entitlement to release of persons on personal bond.
SB 292 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring teaching to be a profession and providing for regulation of the conduct of persons engaged therein; establishing the "Teachers' Professional Practices Commission;" authorizing said Commission to adopt and promulgate a "Code of Ethics and Standard Practices," regulating persons engaged in the professing of teaching; prescribing penalties for violation of the Code of Ethics and Standard Practices, and providing for hearings of charges and complaints of alleged violations thereof; providing for appeals form judgments and orders of the Commissioner of Education in such matters to the State Board of Education; providing that Commission members shall be privileged in utterances in discharge of their duties.
SB 305 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Toll Bridge Authority and prescribing its membership, organization, procedures, powers, and duties; authorizing any political subdivision or public agency of the State to convey to the Authority under certain conditions and without certain limitations any interest in land which may be necessary or appropriate to the purposes of the Authority; providing for financing of toll bridge projects; providing for incorporation of toll bridge projects into the State Highway System; prescribing certain penalties.
SB 307 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a temporary state agency to be known as the Governor's Committee on Human Relations, and defining its membership and duration; defining its purpose, duties, and powers, and its relationship with other agencies and officers of the state, etc.
SB 314 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to creating an adult education program.
SB 315 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes to provide for the organization and procedure of the Finance Commission of the State of Texas; setting forth the Rules and Regulation authority, Loan and Investment Authority and Advisory Powers of the Savings and Loan Section of the Finance Commission; providing for the Savings and Loan Commissioner to appoint one or more Deputy Savings and Loan commissioners and to provide for the appointment of Hearing or Investigation Officers by the Savings and Loan Commissioner may call special meetings of the Savings and Loan Section of the Finance Commission, and to provide for the changing of the name of the Building and Loan Section of the Finance Commission of Texas to the Savings and Loan Section of the Finance Commission of Texas.
SB 358 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to issuance of patents on headright, homestead, preemption, and scrip surveys.
SB 391 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to the right of an injured employee entitled to medical aid and treatment under the provisions of the workmen's compensation law to select a licensed physician of his own choice for consultation.
SB 424 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to eliminating the freeholder-householder qualification for jurors.
SB 427 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to certain qualifications required for the granting of a license to practice dentistry in certain cases.
SB 460 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relative to Landlord and Tenant to provide that the operator of any residential house, apartment, duplex or other single or multi-family dwelling, shall have a lien upon baggage and other property found therein for all rents due and unpaid by the tenant thereof; providing that such operator shall have the right to take and retain possession of such baggage and other property until the amount of such unpaid rent is paid; and providing that such baggage and other property shall be exempt from attachment or execution to the same extent as set out in Article 4594, regulating baggage liens for hotels, boarding houses, rooming houses, inns, tourist courts and motels; providing for certain exemptions; providing for procedures and means of enforcement.
SB 461 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas A&M University to acquire all of the assets of South Texas College of Law and to operate the same as a school of law for the use and benefit of the State of Texas as a part of Texas A&M University.
SB 462 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to authorizing Coastal Industrial Water Authority to acquire land for park purposes and to develop, finance, manage, and regulate the use of parks and park systems; to authorize said Authority to employ an executive director and to prescribe his functions and duties, etc.
SB 505 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to conferring the right, power, and authority upon the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with Baylor College of Medicine for the education of bona fide Texas resident undergraduate medical students.
SB 536 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Business and Commerce Code relative to deceptive advertising so as to make unlawful certain solicitations and representations regarding clubs, associations, or organizations; providing for penalties.
SB 537 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code relating to the qualifications of directors of state banks.
SB 538 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code relating to loans and investments of bank funds.
SB 539 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code relating to the authority of the Banking Section of the Finance Commission to promulgate rules and regulations; pertaining to permission of state banks to transact their affairs and make investments which they could do were they operating as a National bank.
SB 575 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the rate of interest or a transaction charge permitted on certain loans.
SB 608 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to benefit eligibility conditions under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.
SB 609 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to defining and providing for the registration and regulation of private trade and technical schools and classes and commercially operated business schools, and the registration of solicitors of such schools; conferring powers and imposing duties on the Executive Director; creating an Administrative Board of Texas Proprietary Schools; prescribing penalties.
SB 610 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to relocating certain distributors and jobbers of fireworks from certain city ordinances.
SB 684 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to authorizing the establishment of a program of financial assistance for computer services to school districts of the State through Regional Education Service Centers; providing for an effective date.
SB 686 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Gulfway Utility District".
SB 711 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to the establishment of county election commissions and their powers and duties; relating to registration of voters and to absentee voting in counties having an election commission.
SB 714 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to "Clear Creek Basin Authority"; providing for the addition or annexation of land; providing that bonded or tax indebtedness, if any, shall be borne, pro rata, by the added territory if the voters in the added territory so elect.
SB 718 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the setting and charging of certain fees required to be charged by certain State officers and department heads for furnishing copies of State papers, documents or records, for examination or search of records in State offices, and for certification of documents and records.
SB 753 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the appointment and compensation of official shorthand reporters of the district courts and county courts at law in all counties in this state having a population of 1,200,000 or more, according to the last preceding Federal census.
SB 754 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the compensation to which firemen and policemen in certain cities are entitled.
SB 759 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to enacting the "Brooks Study Act" relating to the establishment of an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of children with learning disabilities and defining the duties of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education concerning study and research into the problems of children with learning disabilities, and the development and carrying out of diagnostic and treatment programs for such children.
SB 767 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Finance Commission of Texas and the creation, establishment, and authority of the Consumer Credit Section of the Finance Commission of Texas; amending the Texas Banking Code.
SB 788 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to conferring on the Board of Regents of the University of Houston the power to acquire and dispose of lands and other real property.
SB 790 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to establishment of junior college districts by school districts or combinations of districts in certain counties; providing for the powers of the governing board; providing for financing.
SB 812 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to authorizing the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas, to promulgate and enforce safety rules and regulations on the waterways, channels, and turning basins within its jurisdiction; authorizing the city to provide for the prevention, detection, control, and fighting of fires and explosions on and adjacent to the waterways, channels, and turning basins within its jurisdiction; requiring the employment of necessary personnel and the purchase of equipment; providing that the city may exercise such functions both within and without its corporate boundaries.
SB 823 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to qualifications or applicants for a license to engage in the occupation of Licensed Vocational Nursing.
SB 830 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to posting notice of meetings of governmental or governing bodies.
SB 831 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to establish and maintain medical branches of The University of Texas System, and to transfer the Division of Continuing Education, including assets, funds, property, and equipment, from The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston to The University of Texas Medical School to be located at Houston; relating to a teaching hospital.
SB 832 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to creating a Commission on State Institutions and prescribing its powers, duties, and functions related to the continuous study and investigation of certain state and county institutions; requiring the institutions and other agencies to cooperate with the commission.
61st 1st Called Session
SB 10 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of children with learning disabilities and defining the duties of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education concerning study and research into the problems of children with learning disabilities, and the development and carrying out of diagnostic and treatment programs for such children.
SB 59 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to creating six additional district courts of criminal jurisdiction in and for Harris County, Texas, known as the 182nd, 183rd, 184th, 185th, 189th, and 190th District Courts; providing for the transfer and docketing of cases, etc; limiting and conforming the jurisdiction of the courts of criminal jurisdiction to the jurisdiction of the 174th, 176th, 177th, 178th, 179th, and 180th District Courts.
SB 62 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Teacher Retirement Act relative to interest on accumulated contributions.
SB 65 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as La Porte Municipal District No. 1 of Harris County, Texas, defining its boundaries and finding their closure.
SB 72 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to posting notice of meetings of governmental or governing bodies and requiring a receipt of notice by the secretary of state or county clerk.
SCR 1 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Congratulating Apollo 11 crew members Neil Armstrong, Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr., and Michael Collins, and staff of NASA on the occasion of the successful landing on the moon.
SCR 6 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Creating the Lunar Landing Commission of Texas to develop a Medal of Valor to be presented to the astronauts of Apollo 11.
SCR 9 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: In memory of Ike F. Genzer of South Houston.
61st 2nd Called Session
SB 30 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to enacting "Brooks Study Act" to establish an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of learning disabilities of children, Texas Education Agency and Commissioner of Education duties therein, diagnostic and treatment programs therefor.
SB 38 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending "Open Meetings" Statutes relative to posting notice of meetings of governmental or governing bodies and requiring a receipt of notice by the secretary of state or county clerk.
SB 46 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to interest on accumulated contributions to the Teacher Retirement System.
SB 47 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as La Porte Municipal District No. 1 of Harris County, Texas, defining its boundaries and finding their closure.
60th Regular Session
SB 94 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting governmental bodies from holding meetings which are closed to the public; making unlawful certain acts pertaining to closed meetings and prescribing a penalty therefor.
SB 109 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring owners of motor vehicles to maintain responsibility to respond in damages for liability arising out of the operation, ownership, and use of the motor vehicles.
SB 115 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to establish a medical branch of The University of Texas within the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas, to be known as The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
SB 116 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating to the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System the sum of $10,000,000 to be used for the purpose of planning, constructing, and equipping the physical facilities for The University of Texas Medical School at Houston in the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
SB 168 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making unlawful the use of force or violence, or threats thereof, to prevent, or attempt to prevent, any person from engaging in lawful and peaceful picketing within this state, thereby supplementing the existing provisions of law which now make such conduct unlawful to prevent, or attempt to prevent, any person from engaging in any lawful vocation within this state and providing penalties for the violation thereof.
SB 210 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to municipal pension systems in certain cities in the state.
SB 219 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relating to uninsured motorist coverage.
SB 223 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Spenwick Place Municipal Utility District of Harris County".
SB 246 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Houston State Psychiatric Institute for Research and Training to the Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences.
SB 247 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to the definition of the term "peace officer".
SB 276 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to raising the bond payable by the justice of the peace to the county judge.
SB 277 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to clerks and deputy clerks of justice courts, their appointment, bond, oath, salary, and duties.
SB 282 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the composition and election of the State Board of Education.
SB 317 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to authorizing justices of the peace of the same county to hold court for each other and to exchange benches.
SB 318 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending and reenacting certain acts so as to provide an additional period in which practicing architects who were practicing on May 22, 1937, may register and receive a certificate without examination.
SB 368 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for issuance of an operator's, commercial operator's, or chauffeur's license of a distinguishing color to a license applicant under 21 years of age; providing for a color photograph of the holder on each license; raising the license fee.
SB 387 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act relating to regulations by commissioners courts, cities, and towns prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages by certain dealers.
SB 388 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating amending the Texas Election Code relating to filing fees for candidates for State Senator.
SB 417 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and providing for appointment of members to the Commission.
SB 461 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to hospitals furnishing emergency services to persons brought to the hospital in emergency situations.
SB 462 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the taking of exposed shell deposits and the dredging near navigational channels, shoreline, game refuges, wildlife sanctuaries, or public parks; relating to the issuance and cancellation of permits; prescribing a penalty.
SB 463 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law to provide that when the Commissioners Court shall determine that any real property, or interest therein, heretofore or hereafter acquired by Harris County for road purposes is no longer needed for road purposes, the Commissioners Court shall have the power to sell such real property, or such court shall have the power to exchange any such real property for any other real property needed by Harris County for road purposes.
SB 475 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation certain non-profit, educational corporations which maintain regular theater-schools.
SB 514 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain construction, expansion, remodeling, and maintenance in the San Jacinto Battleground.
SB 515 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a graduate school of social work at the University of Houston.
SB 522 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to ex officio services of County Clerks; providing compensation.
SB 523 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes to give County Courts at Law and District Courts trying condemnation cases to set a fee for the special commissioners who act as arbitrators in such cases in an amount of not less than $10.00 to be charged as costs of court in such cases; providing an effective date.
SB 526 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for the condemnor paying landowner's expenses and fees connected with a condemnation suit when the condemnor dismisses the suit before entry of judgment.
SB 536 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the value of property and the amount of damages in condemnation proceedings.
SB 543 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to exempting certain manufacturers, distributors, and jobbers of fireworks from certain city ordinances.
SB 581 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Toll Bridge Authority and prescribing its membership, organization, powers, and duties; prescribing certain penalties.
SB 588 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing incorporated cities which have heretofore annexed or which shall hereafter annex territory, to designate all or any part of such territory so annexed and remaining in such limited purpose annexation status as an industrial district and to contract with the owner or owners of land in such industrial district to guarantee the continuation of the limited purpose annexation status of such districts and for other purposes.
SB 602 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Lomax Municipal District.
SB 623 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 168th and 169th District Courts in Harris County.
SJR 31 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for election of the State Board of Education on the basis of congressional districts and to provide six-year terms of office.
60th 1st Called Session
SB 9 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the 182nd, 183rd, 184th and 185th District Courts of Harris County.
SB 20 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Gulfway Utility District".
SB 27 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to validating all proceedings heretofore had in connection with the creation, organization and operation of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 56.
59th Regular Session
HB 210 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to validating all sales or conveyances or attempted sales or conveyances of abandoned right-of-way property made by counties of this State under the provisions of and priorities established, providing that this Act shall not apply to any sale or conveyance which is involved in litigation pending on the effective date of this Act.
HB 516 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Article of the Penal Code relating to punishment for an offense which a married woman commits by the command or persuasion of her husband.
HB 725 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the date for election of trustees in certain junior college districts.
HB 826 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act relating to regulations by commissioners courts, cities, and towns prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages by certain dealers.
HB 929 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to the regulation of rates for all forms of casualty insurance, including motor vehicle insurance, fidelity, surety and guaranty bonds and for all forms of fire, marine and inland marine insurance with certain exceptions.
HB 930 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 87 and the organization and boundaries of said District, and all notices, including but not limited to those for the confirmation election, exclusions hearing, and bond election, and all proceedings relating thereto.
HB 1135 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers and duties, and financing of the Nassau Bay Hospital District in Harris County.
HB 1179 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to educational requirements for a license to practice funeral directing or embalming.
HJR 82 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas exempting motor vehicles in private use from certain ad valorem taxes.
58th Regular Session
HB 104 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that city governments may institute suits to enforce deed restrictions in subdivisions which have the endorsed approval of the City Planning Commission or the governing body of the city.
HB 259 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that all state, county and municipal records, except those declared by law to be confidential, shall at all reasonable times be open to inspection by any citizen of Texas; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 260 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring all meetings of the governing bodies of municipalities, county commissioners, boards of education and school trustees, and all other boards, governing commissions or organizations, supported by public funds or expending public funds, to be open to the public; providing certain exceptions; providing for action by any interested person for violations by members of governing bodies or agencies of the provisions of the Act.
HB 646 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring district and county clerks to report certain information relative to divorce, annulments, births, deaths, and marriages to the State Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics; providing for the indexing and dissemination of such information by the Bureau of Vital Statistics.
HB 674 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relative to the regulation of rates for all forms of casualty insurance, including motor vehicle insurance, fidelity, surety and guaranty bonds and for all forms of fire, marine and inland marine insurance except as herein provided, and to rating organizations and repealing Articles; providing an effective date.
HB 747 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to allowing the Commissioners Court of the county to increase the allowance for the use of personally owned automobiles of the County Tax Assessor and Collector and his deputies.
HB 1062 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code to provide for the use of various colors of ink in the printing of ballots in counties having a population in excess of one million (1,000,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 1088 Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that city governments in counties having a population of more than one million (1,000,000) according to the last preceding Federal Census may institute suits to enforce restrictive covenants in deeds in subdivisions which have the endorsed approval of the City Planning Commission or the governing body of the city.
HJR 46 Author: Brooks, Chet
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment exempting motor vehicles in private use from ad valorem taxes.