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Legislation authored by Lois W. Kolkhorst

Includes legislation with Lois W. Kolkhorst as the primary author for the 77th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
SB 6 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility; authorizing a civil penalty.
SB 210 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the required repeal or amendment of two state agency rules before adoption of a new state agency rule that increases costs to regulated persons.
SB 364 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Alternate United States Highway 90 in Lavaca County as the Sheriff Ronnie Dodds Memorial Highway.
SB 365 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 95 in Lavaca County as the Sergeant David M. Furrh Memorial Highway.
SB 397 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs and their representatives.
SB 398 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the State Auditor's Office to compare the projected cost estimate attached to certain bills and resolutions to the actual cost to the state of the bills and resolutions.
SB 399 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to nontolled lanes on a highway that has been converted from a nontolled highway to a toll project.
SB 400 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.
SB 403 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a temporary prohibition on increasing the market value of certain parcels of real property for ad valorem tax purposes following determination of a protest or appeal.
SB 404 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain health care practitioners from providing alcoholic beverages to certain persons; imposing an administrative penalty.
SB 419 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.
SB 516 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a study and report concerning faculty productivity at general academic teaching institutions.
SB 535 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 546 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the quality of water provided by public drinking water supply systems to state supported living centers.
SB 547 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of services and resources to certain individuals by a state supported living center and to the creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services.
SB 548 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.
SB 549 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to refunds of certain bingo licensing and registration fees.
SB 551 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to inaccurate or incomplete permit applications for solid waste facilities.
SB 552 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for certain individuals.
SB 553 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the notice of intention to issue certificates of obligation.
SB 554 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice requirements for certain special districts that hold board meetings outside the district.
SB 555 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the entry of real property under a claim of eminent domain authority; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 625 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts; imposing a civil penalty.
SB 666 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a sign required to be posted in the restrooms of sexually oriented businesses; creating a criminal offense.
SB 668 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.
SB 738 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 739 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the postponement of certain hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 740 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
SB 741 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to compensation to a property owner for property acquired by an entity with eminent domain authority.
SB 742 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requirements for a bona fide offer for the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
SB 743 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the fee established by the commissioner of the General Land Office for processing applications for terminal facility discharge prevention and response certificates.
SB 744 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality.
SB 745 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain services performed by certain employees from the sales and use tax.
SB 746 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grit or grease trap waste.
SB 747 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the issuance by the Railroad Commission of Texas of a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility located near a municipality.
SB 810 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase and use of open educational resources.
SB 811 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to sex offender registration and a prohibition on certain registered sex offenders from being in a motor vehicle with a minor who is not a family member.
SB 812 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to repayment of money contributed by the Texas Department of Transportation or the Texas Transportation Commission for toll projects and to a limitation on toll projects.
SB 890 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid beds in nursing facilities.
SB 947 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.
SB 948 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain information provided to prospective adoptive parents by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 949 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of attorney's fees awarded in a case assigned to a special three-judge district court.
SB 981 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the compatibility of a high-speed rail facility with multiple types of train technology.
SB 1013 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of personal information contained in motor vehicle records; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1196 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address.
SB 1322 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography.
SB 1542 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a condominium receive prior approval from a county prior to its creation.
SB 1544 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to financial reporting requirements of regional planning commissions.
SB 1545 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.
SB 1554 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to establishing a Federal Medicaid Funding and Reform Waivers Legislative Oversight Committee.
SB 1555 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Transportation consideration of financially independent state highway toll projects.
SB 1556 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the management of commercial oyster boats in this state.
SB 1557 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the administration of gasoline and diesel fuel motor fuels taxes and the fee on the delivery of certain petroleum products.
SB 1558 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions for valedictorians of certain high school graduating classes.
SB 1562 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to enforcement for violations of duplicate state and federal regulations by long-term facilities.
SB 1563 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to audits of the fiscal accounts and records of emergency services districts.
SB 1564 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to pharmacy benefit networks and pharmacy benefit managers.
SB 1565 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the procedure for ordering medical or dental services for certain persons admitted to or committed to care at certain state facilities.
SB 1566 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school and to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.
SB 1567 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program.
SB 1573 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study to identify and address inefficiencies in state health care regulations.
SB 1574 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the electronic sharing of protected health information and certification of and enforcement actions against certain covered entities.
SB 1920 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electric industry market power rules.
SB 1921 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.
SB 1927 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to evaluate and implement changes to the Medicaid and child health plan programs to make the programs more cost-effective, increase competition among providers, and improve health outcomes for recipients.
SB 1928 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement.
SB 1929 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to maternal mortality and morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths, including postpartum depression.
SB 1969 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of the Texas Racing Act, including conforming amendments.
SB 1970 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to fantasy sports contests.
SB 1971 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the Texas Racing Commission horse industry escrow account.
SB 1972 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program.
SB 1973 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the set aside, collection, and transfer of certain money for the Texas Racing Commission.
SB 2061 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.
SB 2062 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Funeral Service Commission.
SB 2063 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility for designation as and to accountability for districts of innovation.
SB 2173 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository; depository agents; and to the appropriation of money from the fees, charges, penalties, and other amounts related to the depository and deposited to the general revenue fund for that purpose.
SB 2217 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to state fiscal matters.
SB 2229 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to directing Blinn College to transfer control and custody of the Washington-on-the-Brazos Museum Building and its contents to the Texas Historical Commission.
SB 2230 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission.
SB 2231 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to directing Blinn College to transfer control and custody of the Washington-on-the-Brazos Museum Building and its contents to the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 2251 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 224; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2256 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the compensation of and reimbursement of expenses of the directors of the Aliana Management District.
SB 2257 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Senate
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 554; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2258 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Senate
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 2259 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Senate
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 2260 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Senate
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.
SB 2261 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Senate
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 50; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.
SB 2264 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Senate
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
SCR 11 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Authorizing the lieutenant governor and the speaker to appoint interim joint committees.
SCR 33 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Approving the amended 2009 settlement agreement between the State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Justice.
SCR 34 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Urging Congress to ensure the fair allocation of Medicare funding for graduate medical education to all states.
SCR 43 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Ginger Fagan for her contributions to this state.
SCR 48 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Washington County Chamber of Commerce for 100 years of service to the community.
SCR 59 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1566.
SCR 64 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1566.
SJR 31 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SR 34 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bette-Jo Simpson Buhler.
SR 60 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Hochheim Prairie Farm Mutual Insurance Association on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
SR 61 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2017, as Waller County Day.
SR 69 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Silver Wings Ballroom on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
SR 72 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Leroy Dreyer on his induction into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
SR 135 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Matagorda County Day.
SR 184 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the "Dam" Lakefest BBQ Cook-off.
SR 208 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Washington County Day.
SR 209 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2017, as Aransas County Day.
SR 210 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2017, as Smith-Hughes Day.
SR 276 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs for its contributions to young Texans.
SR 277 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Celebrating February 28, 2017, as Prairie View A&M University Day.
SR 278 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Wharton County Day.
SR 311 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker at the site of the original Pleasant Hill School.
SR 312 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Celebrating March 8, 2017, as Golden Crescent Day.
SR 329 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Diana Glenz on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 343 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating September 30, 2017, as Czech Heritage Day.
SR 370 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Blinn College Day.
SR 371 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 Brenham Maifest.
SR 372 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of S. A. Pleasants.
SR 432 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Treasury Operations division of the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 433 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pam Bennett Young on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 434 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Martha Haydon on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 435 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Brenham Children’s Chorus on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.
SR 489 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fayette Electric Cooperative, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 80th anniversary.
SR 537 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 5, 2017, as Austin County Day.
SR 556 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 4, 2017, as Port Aransas Day.
SR 643 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Victoria Catholic War Veterans, Saint John's Post 1269, on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.
SR 647 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Daikin Industries, Limited, to Texas.
SR 667 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing United Evangelical Lutheran Church on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.
SR 794 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Milton Fred Paul Fuchs on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
SR 847 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Brenham Fire Department on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.
SR 881 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cameron Tanner and Vanessa Cortez on the occasion of their marriage.
SR 955 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Hector Meza for his service to the Texas Senate and congratulating him for earning a 2017 Betty King Public Service Award.
SR 956 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Susan Fontenette for her service to the Texas Senate and congratulating her for earning a 2017 Betty King Public Service Award.
SR 958 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dwight Dale Conway.
85th 1st Called Session
SB 3 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools.
SB 17 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.
SB 62 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.
SB 82 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.
SB 91 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools.
SB 107 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality.
SB 116 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act.
SB 117 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property.
SB 118 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
SJR 13 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
SJR 14 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
SR 134 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Rothermel on the occasion of his 99th birthday.
84th Regular Session
SB 474 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of costs and fees in connection with certain eminent domain proceedings.
SB 475 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a property right in certain DNA samples; providing injunctive relief and a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
SB 476 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duties of certain law enforcement officials under procedures regulating the making or transfer of firearms.
SB 477 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of human sexuality and family planning instruction in public schools.
SB 483 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to notice of water level fluctuations to purchasers of real property adjoining an impoundment of water.
SB 484 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to restrictions in connection with public subsidies and contracts awarded to businesses that employ undocumented workers.
SB 485 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.
SB 486 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students.
SB 542 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products.
SB 580 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to water intake requirements for the Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 581 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Fort Bend County.
SB 582 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to training courses for certain food handlers.
SB 672 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the sale by a state agency of information that identifies an individual.
SB 759 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain state taxes.
SB 790 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the procedures applicable to the revocation of a person's release on parole or to mandatory supervision.
SB 791 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants.
SB 792 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District to use revenue from export fees to fund road and water infrastructure projects.
SB 793 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Blinn Junior College District.
SB 829 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.
SB 830 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of an independent ombudsman for children and youth in foster care.
SB 831 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense.
SB 852 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies.
SB 853 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the signature requirement for a sales tax permit application filed electronically.
SB 914 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a council on long-term care facility surveys and informal dispute resolution.
SB 915 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of a textbook affordability pilot program at a public institution of higher education.
SB 925 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide reading instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three.
SB 934 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide mathematics instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three.
SB 935 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a reading excellence team pilot program.
SB 936 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for supplemental nutrition assistance benefits for certain persons who owe delinquent child support.
SB 937 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to nontolled lanes on a highway that has been converted from a nontolled highway to a toll project.
SB 938 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the exercise of eminent domain by a toll project entity.
SB 939 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to disclosure of financial studies and reports associated with a toll project.
SB 972 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to training academies for public school teachers who provide reading comprehension instruction to students in grades four and five.
SB 989 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository; authorizing fees.
SB 997 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Corrected comm. report printed & distributed
Caption: Relating to the road powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182.
SB 998 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Special Purpose Districts
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 216; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 999 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4, 5, and 6; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 1000 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts.
SB 1001 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 545; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 1002 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 540; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 1051 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the North Fort Bend Water Authority.
SB 1087 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the definition of, custody of, and access to public information; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1206 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 1207 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee bills or billing statements provided to students by certain public institutions of higher education.
SB 1208 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of personal information contained in motor vehicle records; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.
SB 1209 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the privacy of certain personal information held by health and human services agencies.
SB 1210 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties.
SB 1211 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures for the review and selection of certain instructional materials by public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.
SB 1212 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful disclosure of intimate visual material.
SB 1213 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the reidentification of certain deidentified information and the release of reidentified information; creating a criminal offense; providing a civil penalty.
SB 1359 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties of the county attorney in Aransas County and to the duties of the district attorney for the 36th Judicial District.
SB 1360 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Aransas County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax; providing general law authority to impose fees and surcharges.
SB 1361 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration of epinephrine by pharmacists.
SB 1362 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties and composition of the board of directors of the Bridgeland Management District.
SB 1363 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation of Simonton Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1364 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to electronic filing of certain reports.
SB 1365 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the territory of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465.
SB 1366 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the allocation to the Parks and Wildlife Department of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.
SB 1419 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the plumbing licensing law for rainwater harvesting by a property owner.
SB 1597 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 1598 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to an interim study regarding the composition of the Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors.
SB 1599 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the donation of sick leave by state employees.
SB 1600 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a limit on the award of attorney's fees in certain proceedings brought against the state or an agency of the state.
SB 1601 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to railroads in this state.
SB 1602 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain Medicaid managed care benefits and reimbursement rates for certain of those services.
SB 1612 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs.
SB 1632 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to providing a training course for public school prekindergarten teachers.
SB 1633 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to criminal conduct in connection with an election.
SB 1811 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain publications of intimate visual material by a business; providing civil penalties.
SB 1812 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to transparency in the reporting and public availability of information regarding eminent domain authority; providing a civil penalty.
SB 1813 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against physicians.
SB 1814 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishment of a child-care facility database on the Department of Family and Protective Services' Internet website.
SB 1815 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 1840 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to standards for the Public Utility Commission of Texas to grant or deny certain certificates of convenience and necessity.
SB 1936 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the recovery of damages resulting from an emergency transfer of water authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
SB 1937 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to civil penalties levied and disciplinary proceedings conducted against certain covered entities.
SB 1982 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain motor vehicle auctions.
SB 2007 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 219; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2008 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 539; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2009 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 541; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2010 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 20; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2011 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 21; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2012 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 22; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2013 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 538; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2014 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 23; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2035 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 2036 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 218; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2037 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 543; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2050 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of Simonton Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SR 60 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Catherine W. Hejl on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 75 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Waller County Day on February 3, 2015.
SR 78 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Matagorda County Day on February 10, 2015.
SR 100 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Janey and Melvin Lack for receiving the Distinguished Citizen Award.
SR 105 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Washington County Day on February 24, 2015.
SR 132 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Rita L. Littlefield Kidney Day.
SR 182 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2015, as Texas Food and Fuel Association Day.
SR 183 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 18, 2015, as Sheriffs' Association of Texas Day.
SR 227 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2015 as National Career and Technical Education Month in Texas.
SR 228 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2015, as Texas FFA Day.
SR 243 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2015, as Aransas County Day.
SR 244 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2015, as Wharton County Day.
SR 286 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2015, as Prairie View A&M University Day.
SR 303 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2015, as Victoria County Day.
SR 339 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 31, 2015, as Austin County Day.
SR 351 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Louis McMillan, owner of McMillan’s Bar-B-Q in Fannin.
SR 367 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2015 as National Athletic Training Month.
SR 368 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 12, 2015, as Girl Scouts Day.
SR 396 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 24, 2015, as Port Aransas Day.
SR 420 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 125th annual Brenham Maifest.
SR 504 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 21, 2015, as Jackson County Day.
SR 521 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: In memory of Pamela Joy Finke.
SR 547 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 13, 2015, as Fulshear Day.
SR 581 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Shiner BBQ Cook-off.
SR 582 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Caldwell FFA Booster Club Cook-Off.
SR 647 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alyssa Marie Michalke on her selection as commander of the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets.
SR 686 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Daniel Raymond Beck.
SR 718 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Friedens Church of Washington, United Church of Christ, on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
SR 953 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Johnny Gimble.
SR 1016 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Edgar Reuben Giesinger for receiving the McCombs School of Business Department of Accounting 2015 Texas Star Award.
SR 1039 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 483.
83rd Regular Session
HB 15 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal services.
HB 20 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repurchase of real property from an entity with eminent domain authority.
HB 101 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students.
HB 102 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students.
HB 476 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the repurchase of real property from an entity with eminent domain authority.
HB 595 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to certain health programs and councils.
HB 717 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the duties of and the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorney in Lavaca County and to the duties of the district attorney for the 25th Judicial District.
HB 894 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the use of dealer's license plates on vehicles by independent motor vehicle dealers to transport vehicles to or from a point of sale.
HB 895 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access by a public institution of higher education to the criminal history record information of certain persons seeking to reside in on-campus housing.
HB 901 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a capital felony committed by an individual younger than 18 years of age.
HB 910 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers.
HB 913 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of certain facilities providing personal care to persons who are elderly or disabled.
HB 914 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to reimbursement rates for certain therapy services provided to Medicaid recipients.
HB 915 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the administration and monitoring of health care provided to foster children.
HB 1055 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the delegation and supervision of prescriptive authority by physicians to certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.
HB 1145 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs.
HB 1159 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a utilization review process for managed care organizations participating in the STAR + PLUS Medicaid managed care program.
HB 1376 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to advertising by certain facilities that provide emergency services; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 1377 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the ownership and local regulation of trees and timber.
HB 1761 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the consideration of strategies by the Health and Human Services Commission to ensure the appropriate use of diagnostic ancillary services in the Medicaid program.
HB 2110 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain election officers.
HB 2132 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the certification and regulation of escort flag vehicle pilots; authorizing fees.
HB 2176 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation.
HB 2919 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of orthodontic services under the Medicaid program.
HB 2920 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the consideration of adequate alternatives to resolve transmission constraints.
HB 3195 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the review of certain administrative hearings conducted by health and human services agencies.
HB 3201 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the practice of dentistry; imposing surcharges and fees.
HB 3343 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.
HB 3556 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of emergency medical services providers and a moratorium on the issuance of emergency medical services provider licenses.
HB 3657 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees.
HB 3679 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to suspension of a vehicle registration by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles for failure to establish financial responsibility; imposing a fee.
HB 3680 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain Medicaid supplemental hospital payments by the Health and Human Services Commission.
HR 109 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 23, 2013, as Grimes County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 138 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Navasota High School football team on winning the 2012 UIL 3A Division 2 state championship.
HR 425 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 14, 2013, as Leadership Fayette County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 458 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2013, as Sheriffs' Association of Texas Day at the State Capitol.
HR 476 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2013, as Washington County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 577 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2013, as Texas Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Day at the State Capitol.
HR 621 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2013, as Austin County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 673 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joe Burttschell of Sealy.
HR 1068 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 26, 2013, as Burleson County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1556 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Deputy Arthur Senteno of the Washington County Sheriff's Office for saving an elderly man from a house fire.
HR 1624 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
HR 2243 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brenham High School Belles Dance Team on its showing at the 2013 MA National Dance and Auxiliary Championship.
HR 2674 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Corbin Marak for his service as a McClendon Scholar in the office of State Representative Lois W. Kolkhorst.
HR 2796 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bryan firefighter Ricky Dale Mantey, Jr., for his heroism.
HR 2797 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Peggy Seale Smith of Huntsville.
83rd 1st Called Session
HB 33 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a capital felony committed by an individual younger than 18 years of age.
HR 234 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the La Grange High School baseball team on winning the 2013 UIL 3A state championship.
HR 235 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Hallettsville High School baseball team on winning the 2013 UIL 2A state championship.
HR 264 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billy Joe Weiss of Brenham.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HB 4 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a capital felony committed by an individual younger than 18 years of age.
82nd Regular Session
HB 5 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact.
HB 13 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state.
HB 300 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the privacy of protected health information; providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties.
HB 988 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to compensatory time accrued by a correctional officer employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 989 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the listing of a business location of certain businesses in print advertisements or on Internet websites.
HB 1129 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study by the attorney general of the effects on state law and authority of certain international and other agreements and bodies.
HB 1134 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students.
HB 1201 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to repeal of authority for the establishment and operation of the Trans-Texas Corridor.
HB 1257 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the application and verification of eligibility for certain public benefits programs.
HB 1258 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of federally qualified health centers for certain grants.
HB 1280 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of an examination fee to the attorney general for the legal sufficiency review of a comprehensive development agreement.
HB 1290 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to food safety.
HB 1298 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to reporting of lobbying activities and restrictions on lobbying activities by certain persons; creating an offense.
HB 1455 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the release or discharge by a law enforcement agency of certain illegal immigrants at the office of a United States senator or United States representative.
HB 1875 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain health programs, task forces, and councils, to the review of certain health programs, councils, centers, and divisions under the Texas Sunset Act, and to the transfer of certain functions to the Department of State Health Services; providing penalties.
HB 1965 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives.
HB 1983 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to certain childbirths occurring before the 39th week of gestation.
HB 2084 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of small food production and sales operations.
HB 2110 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a property right in certain DNA samples; providing penalties.
HB 2243 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to funding for inspection of meat and poultry.
HB 2318 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the right to an expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.
HB 2430 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the price charged by a health care provider for a health care service or supply; providing penalties.
HB 2518 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System for the use and benefit of the Texas Forest Service.
HB 2618 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to Walker County.
HB 2635 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: 1 legislative day notice-to call from Journal
Caption: Relating to the composition of the First, Tenth, and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Districts.
HB 2636 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to a council to study neonatal intensive care units.
HB 3096 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of a subdivision by a commissioners court.
HB 3097 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the responsibilities of the comptroller and school districts in the implementation of the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 3098 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the proof of an applicant's identity and age required for the issuance of a marriage license.
HB 3099 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the office of inspector general of the Department of Public Safety.
HB 3409 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reporting of lobbying activities and changes in lobbying activities.
HB 3626 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.
HJR 69 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution providing that the power to regulate health and education is reserved to the states.
HR 216 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Teens in the Driver Seat program.
HR 217 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dorothy Morgan on her retirement as Washington County judge.
HR 428 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Todd Greene of Roans Prairie.
HR 429 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2011, as Washington County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 517 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2011, as Osteopathic Medicine Day at the State Capitol.
HR 549 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2011, as Sheriffs' Association of Texas Day at the Capitol.
HR 552 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Henry Fuchs, Jr., of Huntsville.
HR 636 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2011, as Austin County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 664 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2011, as Sam Houston Day at the State Capitol.
HR 745 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Dana Gibson on her installation as president of Sam Houston State University.
HR 841 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Bellville Heritage Cowgirls for its achievements as a precision mounted drill team.
HR 1130 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bill E. Herod of Navasota.
HR 1174 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Reverend Darrell Dever on his installation as pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church in Huntsville.
HR 1566 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 121st annual Brenham Maifest and honoring the celebration's junior and senior royalty.
HR 1637 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brenham Christian Academy football team on winning the 2010 TAPPS Six-man Division II state championship.
HR 1854 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 8-14, 2011, as National Hospital Week in Texas.
HR 1971 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Caption: Urging the nation's commander in chief, the executive branch of the federal government, and the United States Congress to assign top priority to alleviating the backlog of disability claims by U.S. veterans.
HR 2343 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating all those involved in the creation of a new documentary film about the life of Sam Houston.
HR 2524 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Monsignors Harry Mazurkiewicz and Louis Wozniak of Brenham on 60 years of dedicated service to the Catholic Church.
HR 2694 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Industry State Bank.
82nd 1st Called Session
HB 5 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact.
HB 13 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state.
HR 211 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard Bruce Duncan, the justice of the peace for Precinct 2 of Walker County.
81st Regular Session
HB 500 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a temporary prohibition on increasing the market value of certain parcels of real property for ad valorem tax purposes following determination of a protest or appeal.
HB 504 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for a parent's contribution to a child's failure to comply with a sentence or court order relating to a disruptive activity or disruption of class on school property.
HB 508 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study of the effect on this state's economy of replacing all state and school district ad valorem tax revenue with revenue from a transaction tax.
HB 518 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to programs to provide student loan repayment assistance for certain correctional officers, for certain speech-language pathologists and audiologists, and for certain mathematics and science teachers.
HB 768 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a new road ordered by the commissioners court of a county be laid out by a jury of view.
HB 1079 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appellate process for the community development block grant program.
HB 1187 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the membership of the board of managers for certain emergency communication districts.
HB 1259 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to hiring outside legal counsel to provide legal services to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1273 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting of and an adjustment under the school finance system for benefits received by school districts or associated foundations or other entities in connection with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 1274 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the availability and reporting of certain information regarding applications under the Texas Economic Development Act to the public and the state.
HB 1275 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority to impose a county hotel occupancy tax.
HB 1463 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to order certain electric providers to provide power to other electric providers during a natural disaster or declared emergency.
HB 1464 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of certain municipalities to offer electric services within the service area of another certificate holder.
HB 1865 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the penalties for theft of cattle, horses, exotic livestock, exotic fowl, sheep, swine, or goats.
HB 1915 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Sam Houston State University.
HB 1916 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Sam Houston State University.
HB 2033 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of polygraph examiners by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and the abolition of the Polygraph Examiners Board.
HB 2034 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants by certain municipal courts.
HB 2379 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an adult stem cell research program.
HB 2380 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies.
HB 2381 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disclosure of the prices charged to state agencies in connection with pharmacy benefit manager services.
HB 2382 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult.
HB 2383 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster.
HB 2384 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to certain mammography systems that fail certification standards.
HB 2472 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to perform a marriage ceremony.
HB 2473 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the composition of the First, Tenth, and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Districts.
HB 2504 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to establish uniform standards for publishing cost of attendance information, to conduct student course evaluations of faculty, and to make certain information available on the Internet.
HB 2505 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rates and imposition of the state sales and franchise taxes and to the allocation of certain revenue.
HB 2730 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Private Security Board; providing a penalty.
HB 2736 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to approval and certification of certain comprehensive development agreements.
HB 2746 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the School of Ethics, Western Civilization, and American Traditions at The University of Texas at Austin.
HB 3299 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to ensuring that health information technology used in the medical assistance and child health plan programs conforms to certain standards.
HB 3300 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the use of electronic prescribing data transmission systems under the state Medicaid program.
HB 3301 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to a health passport for Medicaid recipients.
HB 3665 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the review of a Medicaid recipient's electronic medication history by a Medicaid provider.
HB 3666 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license.
HB 4438 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the Texas Forest Service.
HB 4439 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transmission of information regarding public school students through the use of radio frequency identification technology.
HB 4440 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study by the attorney general of the effects on state law and authority of certain international and other agreements and bodies.
HB 4471 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the professional nursing shortage reduction program.
HB 4596 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, The Texas A&M University System, or The University of Texas System.
HCR 49 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Caption: Designating the Burton Cotton Gin & Museum as the official Cotton Gin Museum of Texas.
HCR 71 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the Burton Cotton Gin & Museum as the official Cotton Gin Museum of Texas.
HCR 293 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2730.
HR 476 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2009, as Sheriffs' Association of Texas Day at the State Capitol.
HR 511 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2009, as Austin County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 550 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hester Smith Lockett of Brenham.
HR 561 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2009, as Washington County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 562 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harold Roger Luhn of Bellville.
HR 585 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Leadership Institute for its outstanding contributions to communities across the state.
HR 586 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Corrections Council 7 for their Hurricane Ike relief efforts.
HR 587 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Blinn College Lady Buccaneers volleyball team on winning the 2008 NJCAA Division 1 national championship.
HR 588 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joseph Alan Stivers of Huntsville.
HR 613 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bonnie Blum of Bellville ISD on being named Region 6 Education Service Center Teacher of the Year for 2008-2009 and on receiving the 2009 Suzan and Julius Glickman Teaching Award from the Texas Exes.
HR 614 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James "Buddy" Reynolds for his service as Walker County commissioner.
HR 615 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2009, as Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.
HR 616 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2009, as Grimes County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 688 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 216th anniversary of the birth of Sam Houston.
HR 1037 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sally Van Dyke on being named 2008 Woman of the Year by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development Foundation.
HR 1038 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Morris Johnson on his selection as the 2008 Citizen of the Year by the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1039 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Becky Bader on being named the 2008 Citizen of the Year by the Bellville Lions Club.
HR 1040 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mike Hopkins on being named 2008 Man of the Year by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development Foundation.
HR 1143 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 119th annual Brenham Maifest and honoring the celebration's junior and senior royalty.
HR 1255 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2009, as Start! Day at the Capitol.
HR 1765 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Transportation Institute's Teens in the Driver Seat program.
HR 2030 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating May 12, 2009, as Texas EMS Trauma & Acute Care Foundation Day at the Capitol.
HR 2245 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Richard Stadelmann of Brenham on the occasion of his retirement as associate professor of philosophy at Texas A&M University.
HR 2246 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Jane Krueger of Bellville.
HR 2510 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Bobby Lee Twitty of Bedias.
HR 2807 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joe Clements of Huntsville on receiving the Mance Park Lifetime Achievement Award from the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce.
HR 2808 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Johnnie and Joyce Shupak of Frelsburg on being named the 2008 Citizens of the Year by the New Ulm Chamber of Commerce.
80th Regular Session
HB 275 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the margin of error to be used by the comptroller of public accounts in connection with the annual property value study to determine whether the local value for a school district is valid.
HB 384 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.
HB 730 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the notice of a municipality's or county's intention to issue certificates of obligation.
HB 731 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office.
HB 1074 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for a parent's contribution to a child's failure to comply with a sentence or court order relating to a disruptive activity or disruption of class on school property.
HB 1196 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the use of certain public subsidies.
HB 1418 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the name of Sam Houston State University.
HB 1419 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against changing the name of a public institution of higher education that is named after a state historical figure.
HB 1521 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of signs on certain roads.
HB 1880 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on investments by certain public retirement systems of this state.
HB 1881 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to repeal of authority for the establishment and operation of the Trans-Texas Corridor.
HB 1922 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to eligibility of school districts for state assistance with payment of existing debt.
HB 1923 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coordination between school districts and other governmental agencies regarding necessary transportation infrastructure improvements associated with real property owned or proposed to be purchased by school districts.
HB 1924 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to career and technology programs and certain articulation agreements in public schools.
HB 1925 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the transmission of information regarding public school students through the use of radio frequency identification technology.
HB 2024 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory.
HB 2102 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Office of State-Federal Relations as an independent agency and the transfer of the duties and functions of that agency to the office of the governor.
HB 2103 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to provide student loan repayment assistance to certain correctional officers who graduate from Sam Houston State University.
HB 2119 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants by certain municipal courts.
HB 2121 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount of hazardous duty pay for certain state employees.
HB 2200 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the submission of annual reports by farm mutual insurance companies.
HB 2201 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Grimes and Waller Counties and to the composition of the 9th Judicial District.
HB 2203 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to payments by the Texas Department of Transportation to an unsuccessful private entity that submits a proposal for a comprehensive development agreement.
HB 2337 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to including Texas history on state-mandated assessment instruments administered to public school students.
HB 2542 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Rural Community Affairs.
HB 2543 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing penalties.
HB 2554 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the organization and employees of the Department of Aging and Disability Services.
HB 2555 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to licensing, regulation, and reporting regarding certain facilities providing personal care to persons with disabilities; providing penalties.
HB 2772 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a moratorium on the inclusion of certain provisions in a comprehensive development agreement or the sale of a toll project and to the creation and duties of a study committee.
HB 3482 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a museum and visitor's center at San Felipe State Historic Site in the Stephen F. Austin State Park.
HB 3484 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the programs and functions of The Texas A&M University System and Sam Houston State University.
HB 3486 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to an economic development corporation.
HB 3488 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study of the effect on this state's economy of replacing all state and school district ad valorem tax revenue with revenue from a transaction tax.
HB 3646 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the length of certain contracts between a state agency and a private entity.
HB 3647 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a study by the attorney general of the effects on state law and authority of certain international and other agreements and bodies.
HB 3727 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of tuition revenue bonds for Sam Houston State University for facilities in Montgomery County.
HB 3728 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to state education fiscal matters.
HB 3729 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the requirements for home-taught driver education courses.
HB 3936 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations.
HCR 6 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Industry, Texas, as the Oldest German Settlement in the Lone Star State.
HCR 201 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Designating San Felipe as the Colonial Capital of Texas.
HCR 202 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Designating Washington County as the official Birthplace of Texas.
HR 10 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Blue Bell Creameries of Brenham.
HR 217 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2007, as Washington County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 218 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2007, as Sheriffs' Association of Texas Day at the State Capitol.
HR 439 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 15, 2007, as Austin County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 587 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mayor Philip Brooks Harrison of Bellville for his exemplary public service.
HR 1374 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 5, 2007, as Grimes County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1632 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ward Tomlinson of Brenham on winning Best of Fair at the 2007 Texas State Science and Engineering Fair.
HR 1899 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Blinn College football team on winning the 2006 National Junior College Athletic Association championship.
HR 2140 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the town of Richards on its centennial.
HR 2226 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Larry I. Guyton.
HR 2478 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Christopher L. Everett of Huntsville.
HR 2527 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas Michael Buzbee of New Waverly.
HR 2956 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Prentice Mearns of Brenham.
HR 2957 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Teri E. Flack on her retirement after a career in public service.
HR 2958 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the winners of the Search for Solutions competition held during the 22nd annual John Ben Shepperd Texas Leadership Forum.
79th Regular Session
HB 381 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the service area of the Blinn College District.
HB 841 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater service.
HB 858 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a marriage license to applicants who are unable to personally appear before the county clerk.
HB 863 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to an employment preference for veterans at state agencies.
HB 1273 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the development of the Trans-Texas Corridor.
HB 1322 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to testing and examination fee requirements for persons completing certain driver education courses.
HB 1402 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.
HB 1579 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to certain retired school employees and the powers and duties of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1583 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to obtain information to determine whether the district's 9-1-1 emergency service fee is correctly billed, collected, and remitted.
HB 1821 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to require waste haulers to be licensed as a waste hauler.
HB 1822 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to an offense of passing or avoiding a weigh station by certain vehicle operators.
HB 2076 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of revenue generated by municipally owned electric utilities.
HB 2077 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of wireless communications devices in correctional facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing penalties.
HB 2512 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental educational entities and to other fiscal matters involving certain governmental educational entities.
HB 2927 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the licensing of resellers of certified seed; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 2928 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations with respect to business enterprises or business development.
HB 2952 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to requirements for the residence of an emergency medical services medical director.
HB 2953 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the identification of public school students through the use of radio frequency identification technology.
HB 3045 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the juvenile boards of Grimes, Leon, Madison, and Walker Counties.
HB 3082 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of school district bonds for state assistance under the existing debt allotment.
HB 3083 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.
HCR 24 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Navasota the Blues Capital of Texas.
HCR 34 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Designating San Felipe as the Colonial Capital of Texas.
HCR 122 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Caption: Designating Industry as the Oldest German Settlement in Texas.
HR 73 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating San Felipe as the birthplace of the Texas Rangers.
HR 74 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring head football coach Ron Randleman on his retirement from Sam Houston State University.
HR 75 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Sam Houston State University football team for an outstanding 2004 season.
HR 76 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2005, as Texas Heritage Trails Day.
HR 82 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of David Shane Howard of Brenham, Texas.
HR 191 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2005, as Walker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 272 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2005, as Austin County Day.
HR 273 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Mary Pilger Giles of Iola.
HR 274 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Andra Kareem Manson of Brenham for his track and field accomplishments.
HR 275 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kelly Kaminski of Bellville on winning the barrel-racing championship at the National Finals Rodeo.
HR 644 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kevin Kulow of Sealy.
HR 694 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2005, as Washington County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 747 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Hester Smith Lockett of Brenham on her 100th birthday.
HR 949 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Andrew and Ila Martinez of Huntsville on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 1192 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Coach Bob Brock of Sam Houston State University on his 800th career victory.
HR 1482 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1-7, 2005, as Texas Correctional Officers Week.
HR 2283 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of David and Carole Mahnke of Palacios.
79th 1st Called Session
HR 43 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lu Ellen Gibbs of Huntsville.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 65 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for private uses or economic development purposes.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 62 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office.
HR 63 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Cat Spring Agricultural Society on its 150th anniversary in June 2006.
HR 730 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Deputy Sheriff Donald Ellis Wass of Bellville.
78th Regular Session
HB 254 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to venue in the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.
HB 641 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state policy and regulations regarding bison; providing penalties.
HB 863 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access to certain information about former employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice under the public information law.
HB 864 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the introduction or possession of certain items in correctional facilities or on certain property of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing penalties.
HB 903 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the listing of a business location of certain businesses in a telephone directory or database.
HB 1272 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a lien on a cause of action or claim of an individual who receives emergency medical services.
HB 2341 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties of the district attorney in Washington and Burleson counties.
HB 2342 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a cost impact statement on each bill or resolution that imposes a mandate on school districts, including an estimate of costs for school districts with different student enrollments.
HB 2343 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Walker County.
HB 2391 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain areas of a municipality or county to participate in certain economic development programs.
HB 2392 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to actions brought under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act; providing penalties.
HB 2452 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to testing and examination fee requirements for persons completing certain driver education courses.
HB 2453 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the liability of a hospital district management contractor and certain public servants.
HB 3198 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adoption of rules by a county relating to the connection of utilities in subdivisions and certain other land use controls.
HB 3199 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain state law enforcement officers.
HB 3529 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the existing debt allotment for public schools.
HCR 289 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2343.
HJR 95 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment directing the comptroller to transfer to the economic stabilization fund one-half of any positive balance of undedicated general revenues that are in the state treasury on the last day of a state fiscal biennium.
HR 10 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable John James Pasket of Walker County.
HR 251 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2003, as Walker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 303 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Honoring Poncho Roberts for his selection as Citizen of the Year for 2002.
HR 304 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2003, as Bellville Heritage Gathering and Austin County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 395 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Poncho Roberts for being named Citizen of the Year.
HR 396 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 11, 2003, as Walker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 515 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Zach Riffett of Brenham on his achievements in the sport of soccer.
HR 543 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2003, as Washington County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 833 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Texas correctional officers during National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, May 4-10, 2003.
HR 834 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of the Sam Houston State University men's basketball team on winning the Southland Conference regular season and tournament championships during the 2002-2003 season.
HR 835 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sam Houston State University head basketball coach Bob Marlin on his notable achievements.
HR 1433 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Sheriff's Association of Texas for creating the Texas Peacemaker Award.
HR 1555 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the efforts of the FutureGen consortium.
HR 1556 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Blinn College Lady Buccaneers softball team on its outstanding 2002-2003 season.
78th 1st Called Session
HR 69 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Walter C. Schwartz of Brenham.
78th 2nd Called Session
HR 125 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing October 2003 as Free Enterprise Month in Texas.
HR 126 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lonny G. Traweek on his August 2003 retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.
HR 127 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Melvin Bruce Bayless on his August 2003 retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.
78th 3rd Called Session
HR 216 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Brieden III of Brenham as the newly elected national commander of the American Legion.
77th Regular Session
HB 1611 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to collect a penalty for the failure of a contractor or subcontractor to pay the prevailing wage rate.
HB 1686 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reporting of animal diseases by veterinarians.
HB 1687 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Animal Health Commission.
HB 1810 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special license plates for members of the American Legion.
HB 1811 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the use of certain federal housing funds.
HB 1844 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bluebonnet Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 1962 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to showing the cause of death on the death certificate of an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice who is lawfully executed.
HB 2474 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain water treatment specialists.
HB 2475 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a special license issued by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
HB 2804 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certain instruments recorded to create liens on property or to show satisfaction of a judgment.
HB 2805 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to transferring sick leave between immediate family members who are state employees.
HB 3655 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bluebonnet Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 3656 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 3657 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Mid-East Texas Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 3658 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the ratification of the creation of and the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District.
HR 95 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Caldwell High School Lady Hornets volleyball team on winning the UIL Class 3A state championship.
HR 443 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 100th anniversary of the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Public Library in Brenham.
HR 497 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 100th anniversary of Minnie B. Williams Chapter No.531 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
HR 523 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas and the Texas Fire Chiefs Association and recognizing March 14, 2001, as Firefighters Day at the State Capitol.
HR 619 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 28, 2001, as Washington County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 753 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Matthew Gaines of Washington County.
HR 937 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joyce Bise on being named "Citizen of the Year" by the Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1011 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of the Brenham Middle School fifth grade UIL academic teams.
HR 1026 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the State Noodle Cookoff in Lee County on May 19, 2001.
HR 1177 Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Fred Brown for his work with the Brazos Valley United Way.