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Legislation authored by Jack Harris

Includes legislation with Jack Harris as the primary author for the 69th through 74th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

74th Regular Session
HB 585 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to hospital staff privileges for physicians, podiatrists, and dentists.
HB 856 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the scope of practice of a dentist performing oral and maxillofacial surgery.
HB 1144 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain volunteer emergency medical technicians.
HB 1145 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certification of certain emergency medical personnel.
HB 1689 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to training for members of the governing boards of public institutions of higher education.
HB 1690 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain application requirements for a bail bondsman license.
HB 2017 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the development of a health care delivery system under the state Medicaid program that results in cost savings to the state.
HB 2066 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to enrollment in courses and programs at the University of Houston-Clear Lake and the University of Houston-Victoria.
HB 2188 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2189 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Senate Amendments printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, composition, operation, and management of certain conservation and reclamation districts.
HB 2352 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the application of certain requirements related to the practice of cosmetology for persons who provide services at a fashion photography studio.
HB 2495 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Baylor College of Dentistry to The Texas A&M University System.
HB 2596 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the extinguishment of a taxpayer's liability for delinquent ad valorem taxes following a tax sale.
HB 2597 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of osteopathic hospitals by health maintenance and preferred provider organizations.
HB 2898 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the inspection and maintenance of dental X-ray equipment.
HB 3179 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Clear Creek Watershed Regional Flood Control District, granting the power of eminent domain, authorizing the issuance of bonds, providing for the levy, assessment, and collection of ad valorem taxes, and providing for a civil penalty.
HB 3231 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the Brazoria County Drainage District Number 4; the powers and duties of the district; the election, terms, and compensation of district commissioners; filling vacant positions on the district board of commissioners; changing the name of the district; authorizing the issuance of bonds and imposition of a tax; and granting the power of eminent domain.
HCR 157 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Pearland Mayor C. V. "Vic" Coppinger.
HJR 106 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to extinguish a taxpayer's liability for delinquent ad valorem taxes following a tax sale.
HR 454 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 28, 1995, as Brazoria County Day at the Capitol.
HR 584 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Pearland Memorial Post 7109 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars on the 25th anniversary of its founding.
HR 585 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Houston police officer Guy P. Gaddis.
HR 586 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mary H. Knapp on her retirement.
73rd Regular Session
HB 591 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of certain persons providing uncompensated health care and health screening services.
HB 592 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to liability for damages arising from emergency care.
HB 593 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to basic group health insurance coverage for certain small employers.
HB 594 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to testimony by expert witnesses in civil actions.
HB 595 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to alternative dispute resolution.
HB 596 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to premium rates and termination of coverage for health insurance sold to certain small employer groups.
HB 597 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to hospital staff privileges for doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopathy.
HB 598 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain direct campaign expenditures by a candidate or officeholder.
HB 1038 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to reserve law enforcement officers as peace officers.
HB 2006 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of multiple employer welfare arrangements.
HB 2165 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of a taxing unit for certain costs.
HB 2869 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to terms of office of members of the board of commissioners of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three.
HR 438 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming March 23, 1993, as Brazoria County Day at the Capitol.
HR 690 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas Dental Branch on its 50th anniversary with The University of Texas System.
72nd Regular Session
HB 1052 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a moratorium on the incineration of certain medical and infectious waste in commercial incinerators.
HB 1443 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain general-law municipalities to annex certain land.
HB 1444 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the treatment, storage, or disposal in this state of hazardous waste generated in a foreign country.
HB 1482 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the name of a portion of State Highway 288.
HB 1483 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of medical physicists; providing penalties.
HB 2188 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Human Services to provide outreach and home visits to certain persons receiving medical assistance.
HB 2189 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation of dispensing opticians; providing a civil and criminal penalty.
HB 2464 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the uninsured and underinsured citizens of Texas and the availability and affordability of health care insurance, including program of insurance for small employers and reinsurance for high risk individual members of the group; state administration of a sliding scale insurance program for those under 250 percent of poverty; limitations on variances in premiums of different insurers with the same classes; certification and regulation of private review agents, providing civil and criminal penalties; income eligibility for medical assistance and the provision and payment of medical services for medicaid recipient; evaluation of new proposes mandates benefits; and pre-existing conditions application to insures and portability of coverage.
HB 2466 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the financing of the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool.
HB 2467 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the enactment of state administered health insurance program for those under a certain percentage of the federal poverty level.
HB 2468 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the certification and regulation of private review agents; providing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 2469 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to premium rates for health insurance sold to small groups.
HB 2470 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to income eligibility for medical assistance and the provision and payment of medical services to medical recipients.
HB 2471 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to financial assistance for landfill operators required to meet certain federal regulations.
HB 2575 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Development Fund; providing for the payment of funds to service providers by the Texas Department of Health; establishing criteria for the payment of such funds; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2666 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to basic group health insurance coverage for certain small employers.
HCR 127 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Requesting the Texas Department of Human Services to design pilot programs that combine social services with primary and preventative health care.
HCR 143 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Requesting TDHS to develop demonstration models that promote managed care.
HCR 231 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to create a joint interim committee to study disposal of medical waste.
HR 438 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Deputy David Lee Braunholz.
71st Regular Session
HB 507 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of interfering with the duties of public servants.
HB 1686 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of state law to permits issued under federally authorized programs.
HB 1687 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/90
Caption: Relating to the possession of certain wild animals; providing a penalty.
HB 2048 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to reserve law enforcement officers as peace officers.
HB 2049 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on activities of former officers and certain employees of the Texas Water Commission; providing a penalty.
HB 2225 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of cemeteries within or near certain cities.
HB 2468 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to control of emissions of air contaminants from commercial infectious waste incinerators.
HB 3141 Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information on and permits for hazardous waste management facilities that receive hazardous waste from outside the county in which the facility is located and to the treatment, storage, or disposal....
HR 875 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of law enforcement officer Eugene J. Heimann.
HR 1131 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Pearland on maintaining a clean environment.
71st 1st Called Session
HR 32 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Ulf and Tova Hammerlin of Norway.
71st 2nd Called Session
HB 93 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the disposition by certain municipalities of fines collected for certain traffic violations.
HR 33 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ida Blanchette.
HR 39 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. A. R. Allbright.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 53 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the disposition by certain municipalities of fines collected for certain traffic law violations.
71st 4th Called Session
HCR 43 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Judge George Ed Webb, Jr.
HR 189 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the teachers of Brazoria and Fort Bend counties.
71st 6th Called Session
HB 70 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the operation and maintenance of State of Texas foreign offices by the Texas Department of Commerce.
70th Regular Session
HB 874 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of cemeteries within or near cities.
HB 962 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of confidential information concerning adoptions and to the offense of impersonating certain persons with the intent to secure confidential information from a mutual consent voluntary adoption registry.
HB 1221 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expenses of a watermaster.
HB 1347 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain drillers by the Texas Water Well Drillers Board.
HB 1787 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to a watermaster system for the Texas Water Commission.
HB 1788 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the issuance of term permits for water rights.
HB 1989 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the offense of intentionally altering or obscuring motor vehicle license plates.
HB 1990 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of commissioners of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 3.
HB 1991 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of "employment" for unemployment compensation purposes.
HB 2124 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the permit application for a solid waste disposal facility or an injection well and the powers and duties of the state agencies with jurisdiction over those permits.
HB 2125 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Testimony received in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties and public health districts to regulate food service establishments and retail food stores; providing criminal penalties.
HB 2377 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the provision of emergency care by a physician or health care provider.
HB 2378 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of interfering with the duties of public servants.
HB 2542 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the taxing authority of the Brazoria County Drainage District No. 4.
HCR 126 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Phyllis Dutoit permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Human Services.
70th 2nd Called Session
HR 81 Author: Harris, Jack
Caption: Commending Virginia Eernisse.
69th Regular Session
HB 366 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to correction of a defect, error, or irregularity in an indictment of information and to waiver of the defendant's right to object to a defect, error, or irregularity in an indictment or information.
HB 1085 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 1.
HB 1086 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 2.
HB 1087 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 3.
HB 1088 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 4.
HB 1089 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 5.
HB 1090 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 6.
HB 1091 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 7.
HB 1092 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 8.
HB 1093 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 9.
HB 1229 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties of a dental hygienist.
HB 1564 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the ownership of certain library materials and equipment.
HB 2207 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the Brazos Bend Water Authority.
HB 2516 Author: Harris, Jack
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to designating State Highway 288 as the Brazoria Parkway.
HR 51 Author: Harris, Jack
Caption: Commending Benny E. Childs of Brazoria County.
HR 184 Author: Harris, Jack
Caption: Designating March 19, 1985 as Fort Bend County Day.
HR 198 Author: Harris, Jack
Caption: Designating March 26, 1985, to be "Brazoria County Day in Austin."
HR 561 Author: Harris, Jack
Caption: Congratulating Jimmy Howard.