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Legislation authored by Sue Schechter

Includes legislation with Sue Schechter as the primary author for the 72nd through 73rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

73rd Regular Session
HB 541 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prevention of death and serious injury to children when firearms are left unsupervised and unprotected against free access by children, hereby known as the Children's Firearm Accident Prevention Act.
HB 542 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the emergency removal of an adult who endangers the well-being of a child from the adult's residence.
HB 543 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at institutions of higher education and public technical institutes for certain students in foster or other residential care.
HB 544 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the testimony in a civil or criminal case of a witness who is a victim of child abuse.
HB 545 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to enforcement of orders in child abuse cases.
HB 546 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to an emergency order to protect a child.
HB 547 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to adjudication hearings in juvenile court.
HB 548 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a managing conservator's or possessory conservator's possession of and access to a child on a conviction for child abuse; providing a penalty.
HB 549 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age.
HB 550 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for deferred adjudication of a person charged with certain offenses against children.
HB 616 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain psychologists from career counseling services requirements.
HB 701 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an affirmative finding of family violence in the trial of certain criminal offenses.
HB 702 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to assignment of visiting judges.
HB 719 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the fingerprinting and photographing of certain children.
HB 720 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to political contributions made to and accepted by certain judicial candidates and officeholders; providing criminal penalties.
HB 814 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts committed against a child in certain criminal cases.
HB 815 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the participation of certain professionals in a case involving an allegation of the abuse or neglect of a child.
HB 816 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a plea of guilty or nolo contendere in a misdemeanor case.
HB 847 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history information records by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
HB 875 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the involuntary termination of parental rights.
HB 934 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to making confidential a record that would identify a person who uses library services or materials.
HB 935 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hearsay statement of a child abuse victim.
HB 1015 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the application for or issuance of arrest and search warrants by means of electronic or electromagnetic facsimile devices.
HB 1095 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requests for an opinion of the attorney general.
HB 1295 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the admissibility into evidence of a recording of an oral statement of a child who is the victim of certain crimes.
HB 1296 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the fee charged by a county clerk for records management and preservation.
HB 1297 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to persons appointed as friend of the court in cases involving child support or possession of or access to a child.
HB 1762 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of hearing officers in teacher hearings.
HB 1763 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to liability insurance coverage for holders of certificates of special competence issued by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
HB 1875 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of abandoned motor vehicles by police departments in certain counties.
HB 2201 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to political contributions to and accepted by certain candidates and officeholders; political reporting by certain candidates and officeholders; personal financial statements filed by certain candidates and officeholders; appointments made by certain judicial officers; and, providing criminal penalties.
HB 2202 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of professional social work; creating the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners; abolishing the Council on Social Work Certification; and providing penalties.
HCM 7 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending "HIPPY" Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters.
HCM 97 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Sgt. Eddie Harrold and Detective Tod Schneider of the West University Place Police Department.
HCM 106 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Teas Nursery Company, Inc., and the Teas Family.
HCM 944 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Officer Mike Peterson of the West University Police Department for being the top fundraiser at the 1993 Special Olympics.
HCM 945 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Officer Ron Robicheaux of the Bellaire Police Department for being the 3rd highest fundraiser at the 1993 Special Olympics.
HCM 953 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending officer Tod Schneider, West University Place Police Department, for his commitment to law enforcement.
HCM 954 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Officer Joey Sanders, West University Police Department, on his commitment to law enforcement.
HCM 955 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Sgt. Eddie Harold, West University Place Police Department, for his commitment to law enforcement.
HCR 86 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Emily Investments permission to sue the State of Texas and Harris County Children's Protective Services.
HCR 118 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Joyce Sparks and other staff of the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services for their exceptional assistance during the Branch Davidian crisis.
HJR 41 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which vacancies are filled on the governing bodies of certain municipalities.
HJR 46 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the liability of certain volunteers.
HR 817 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Randall T. Hodde.
72nd Regular Session
HB 908 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the liability of persons volunteering services related to the education process to public school districts.
HB 909 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Council on Disabilities and to the transfer of its functions to the operation of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.
HB 910 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to abolition of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and the transfer of certain of the council's functions to the governor's office, the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Department of Community Affairs, the Department of Information Resources, and the Texas Department of Human Services.
HB 911 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to abolishing the long-term care coordinating council for the elderly and transferring its powers to the Texas Department on Aging.
HB 912 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commissioners court to establish direct electronic access to certain county and district court records.
HB 2193 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the offense of aggravated assault; mandatory counseling as a condition of parole or probation for certain offenses involving family violence; and training in family violence recognition involving family violence.
HB 2516 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the termination of parental rights.
HB 2517 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to persons who may bring an original suit affecting the parent- child relationship.
HB 2856 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transferring child protective services from the Texas Department of Human Services to counties.
HCR 103 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Bluebonnet Girls State permission to use the senate and house chambers on June 17, 1991, and June 22, 1992.
HJR 43 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the liability of persons volunteering services related to the education process to public school districts.
HJR 55 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which vacancies are filled on the governing bodies of certain municipalities.
HJR 88 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of state funds for specific purposes.
72nd 1st Called Session
HR 203 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Houston, Bellaire and West University Police Departments for their contributions to Special Olympics.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HR 35 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John N. Neighbors on being named president of the National Association of Life Underwriters for 1990-1991.
72nd 4th Called Session
HR 64 Author: Schechter, Sue
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring November 22, 1992, Mitzvah Day in Houston.
HR 74 Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of James T. Cockrell.