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Legislation authored by Grant Jones

Includes legislation with Grant Jones as the primary author for the 63rd through 70th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

70th Regular Session
SB 34 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the withholding, transfer, time of payment, and commitment of legislative appropriations.
SB 35 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the recording of the sale of a hypodermic syringe, needle, or other object intended for use in parenterally injecting a drug into the human body.
SB 83 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of receipts as evidence of the payment of property taxes.
SB 104 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to administrative review of property tax determinations.
SB 105 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the training and education of persons involved in property tax administration.
SB 123 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Scheduled for conf. committee meeting
Caption: General Appropriations Bill.
SB 213 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the operation of golf carts on public streets and roads.
SB 241 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of notaries to perform certain acts.
SB 242 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dispensing opticians; providing a penalty.
SB 266 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to defenses in suits to collect delinquent ad valorem taxes.
SB 267 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to property tax certificates and the amount of the fee charged for a certificate.
SB 291 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the provision and regulation of certain liability insurance; providing penalties.
SB 292 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to insurance required as a condition for obtaining a permit, license, or other authorization from a state agency.
SB 293 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the creation, operation, financing, regulation, and taxation of the Texas Insurance Exchange.
SB 306 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the supplemental compensation paid a district judge in certain counties.
SB 307 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the State Property Tax Board.
SB 308 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the right of a property owner to inspect records and data used in making ad valorem tax appraisal of his property.
SB 309 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/88
Caption: Relating to the authority of a new taxing unit to impose ad valorem taxes.
SB 310 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees in an appeal of a property tax appraisal.
SB 311 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to judicial review of the determination of a school district's taxable value for public school finance purposes.
SB 312 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/88
Caption: Relating to the ownership and conveyance by an appraisal district of interests in property and to the location of an appraisal district office.
SB 337 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to powers, duties, and qualifications of notaries public and to regulation and commissioning of notaries public by the secretary of state.
SB 338 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the expenditure of public funds for influencing the passage or defeat of legislation.
SB 361 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to the appointment, qualification, powers, and duties of the State Auditor.
SB 368 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the appropriation and transfer of certain funds to the attorney general for payment of workers' compensation claims of state employees.
SB 379 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirement of a performance bond for certain collectors of ad valorem taxes.
SB 380 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the time for filling an application for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation.
SB 467 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the renaming and operation of and issuance of bonds for projects by the Texas Public Building Authority and to the acquisition of existing buildings or the substitution of acquisition for construction previously authorized.
SB 468 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the procedures for the adjudication of certain claims involving state taxes or fees.
SB 469 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to transferring certain duties relating to the administration of an appraisal district from the county clerk to the chief appraiser and revising certain procedures in the appointment of an appraisal district board of directors.
SB 470 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to sale by the water development board of certain political subdivision bonds to the Texas Water Resource Finance Authority.
SB 471 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, financing, and bond authority of the Texas Water Resources Finance Authority.
SB 506 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the payment of interest on certain refunds of property tax payments.
SB 551 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to church benefit plans and church benefits boards.
SB 581 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to unclaimed property; providing penalties.
SB 615 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of life insurance companies to reinsure certain casualty risks.
SB 616 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of cigarette tax revenue for administration of the cigarette tax stamp program.
SB 617 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the use of interest on funds and accounts in the charge of the treasurer.
SB 618 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/88
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain property tax matters, including the times provided for filing by a rendition or property report, delivering an appraisal notice, or filing a notice of protest.
SB 619 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education to require annual weapons proficiency tests of peace officers, and to establish standards and procedures for testing weapons proficiency of peace officers.
SB 620 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plumbers; providing penalties.
SB 621 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of credit unions.
SB 661 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to self-insurance by certain banks.
SB 724 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation and supervision of savings and loan associations.
SB 746 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Llano County Municipal Utility District No. 1 to exercise certain powers and duties and to borrow and spend money, issue bonds and bond and tax anticipation notes, and to levy maintenance taxes with regard to the construction and maintenance of certain roads and turnpikes, and validating certain acts of the district.
SB 907 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote
Caption: Relating to the persons permitted to collect ad valorem taxes.
SB 942 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Appropriating money for the support of certain state agencies or purposes authorized by law for the period beginning September 1, 1987 and ending August 31, 1989, authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds; and declaring an emergency.
SB 989 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas.
SB 1313 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the exclusion from coverage under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act of service by certain students employed by summer camps.
SB 1314 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the inspections by the State Property Tax Board of premises for appraisal for school finance.
SB 1352 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/88
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to represent a property owner in a property tax matter.
SB 1360 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to rules requiring the use of Stage II vapor recovery systems at gasoline dispensing facilities in this state.
SB 1363 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to participation in the optional retirement program for faculty members employed in state-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 1378 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Ballinger Memorial Hospital District; granting the power of eminent domain; providing for the issuance of bonds and the levy of taxes.
SB 1381 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting injunctions, declaratory judgments, and certain other actions from being brought against the state in a tax matter.
SB 1382 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the allocation of the authority in the state to issue private activity bonds.
SB 1387 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to handling protest payments of taxes imposed on certain types of insurance business.
SB 1420 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the procedures for adopting an ad valorem tax rate and to the use of certain ad valorem taxes.
SB 1444 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the tuition rate applicable to certain scholarship students.
SB 1445 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to state assistance to regional planning commissions.
SB 1464 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the amount of certain benefits payable by, and the rate of state contributions to, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1519 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to priority of certain state transfers and payments.
SB 1531 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain county and local taxes and to limitations on the rates of such taxes.
SB 1532 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the uses of local hotel occupancy tax revenue.
SB 1533 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the proration of state aid to school districts.
SB 1543 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to distribution of money received as a result of petroleum overcharge litigation; making appropriations.
SCR 18 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: In memory of Texas Ranger Stan Guffey.
SCR 26 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating a special joint committee to study distribution of settlements from petroleum overcharge litigation.
SCR 77 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Eliminating the March 31, 1987 termination date specified in SCR 26 and extending the life of the oil overcharge committee.
SCR 94 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Temple Medical Center and proclaiming May 2 to May 9, 1987, as Temple Medical Center Week.
SCR 128 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Felix and Martha Jay Winn McDonald on their golden wedding anniversary.
SJR 3 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to define access to courts.
SJR 13 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment revising the finance and taxation provisions of the Texas Constitution.
SJR 15 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to regulate an action to recover damages.
SR 431 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Lucile Guthrie O'Donnell on her 90th birthday.
SR 616 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for Frank W. Mayborn.
70th 1st Called Session
SB 2 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days--9/2/87
Caption: Relating to the provision and regulation of certain liability insurance; providing penalties.
70th 2nd Called Session
SB 1 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: General Appropriations Bill.
SB 4 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to priority of certain state transfers and payments.
SB 5 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the proration of state aid to school districts.
SB 6 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Making appropriations for and directing payment of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments out of funds designated herein; requiring approval of the claims in the manner specified in this Act before payment is made.
SB 7 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to state budget execution.
SB 12 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to participation in the optional retirement program for faculty members employed in state-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 24 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the tuition rate applicable to certain scholarship students.
SB 33 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to state oil overcharge and energy efficiency administration.
SB 58 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to limitations on the combined rate of municipal, county, and other local sales and use taxes.
SB 61 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the liability for and payment of the production tax on certain gas.
SB 64 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of and issuance of bonds for projects by the Texas Public Building Authority.
SB 84 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the payment of hazardous duty pay to certain state employees.
SB 88 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to the regulation of third party administrators; making appropriations.
SB 92 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the career ladder and salary schedule for public school teachers and the local share of the foundation school fund.
SCR 6 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Vernon A. McGee.
SR 137 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Suspending Senate Rules to enable consideration of and action on specific matters contained in the Conference Committee Report on S.B. 1.
69th Regular Session
SB 26 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation of state agencies.
SB 27 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain legal provisions concerning the lease or sale of a county hospital.
SB 36 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a presumption concerning prosecution of an offense under the law regarding parking places for disabled persons.
SB 41 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the tax authority of the Montgomery County Flood Control District.
SB 64 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to administrative review of property tax determinations; creating a Property Tax Appeals Commission and providing procedures for appeals and protests.
SB 65 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to filling certain vacancies on the Legislative Budget Board, Legislative Library Board, Legislative Audit Committee, Legislative Council, or other Interim Committee.
SB 67 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem taxation of property, including oil and gas property, reported to have decreased in value.
SB 78 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties of the county attorneys of Callahan and Coleman counties and the criminal district attorney of the 42nd and 104th Judicial Districts.
SB 79 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the terms of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
SB 80 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the supplemental compensation of the judges of the district courts having jurisdiction in Taylor County; validating certain payments.
SB 82 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages in public places.
SB 113 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Appropriating money for the support of the Judicial, Executive and Legislative Branches of the State Government, for the construction of State buildings, and for State aid to public junior colleges, for the period beginning September 1, 1985 and ending August 31, 1987; authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds; and declaring an emergency.
SB 305 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to regulation of opticians; providing a penalty.
SB 306 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reports required from state agencies.
SB 321 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an increase in various fees collected by certain state agencies, to the imposition of new fees in connection with regulatory functions of certain state agencies, and to an increase in the tuition collected by state institutions of higher education.
SB 374 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the exemption from use taxes for certain property acquired outside the state and used in this state as a licensed and certificated carrier.
SB 375 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the method by which candidates for offices regularly filled at the general election for state and county officers are nominated and elected.
SB 411 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to certain taxes collected under the workers' compensation laws.
SB 412 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a solicitor acting as an insurance company agent.
SB 423 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to incorporation, powers, and duties of school district improvement funding authorities.
SB 437 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to make an annual report of property tax information to the State Property Tax Board.
SB 489 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to annual reports to the State Property Tax Board by taxing units and appraisal districts.
SB 492 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a penalty.
SB 520 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the right to a duty-free lunch period for certain public school teachers.
SB 537 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to taxation of insurance companies of another state or a territory.
SB 538 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the taxable value of property in a school district for purposes of public school finance.
SB 575 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the completion of timely filed protests and the approval of appraisal records by an appraisal review board.
SB 602 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date by which certain local option exemptions from property taxes imposed on residence homesteads must be adopted.
SB 603 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the training and education of persons involved in property tax administration; authorizing certain fees.
SB 607 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to permitting the partial payment of property taxes.
SB 623 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to property tax bills after late adoption of tax rate.
SB 681 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to power, duties, and qualifications of and fees charged by notaries public and to regulation and commissioning of notaries public by the secretary of state and the use of seals; providing penalties.
SB 713 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; to contributions to the systems and for the optional retirement program; to actions increasing the amortization period; and to increases in certain annuities; amending Title 110B, Revised Statutes, by amending Section 36.201 and Subsection (a) of Section 25.403; by conditionally amending Subsection (a) of Section 35.403; Subsection (a) of Section 35.404, and Section 35.402; and by adding Sections 21.006 and 31.006.
SB 759 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the payment of taxes on appeal of a property tax determination.
SB 760 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures by which a property owner may protest certain property tax matters, including the failure of property tax officials to provide notice of certain property tax determinations.
SB 761 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to rates of contribution to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and for the optional retirement program.
SB 782 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation, management, and operation of banks and supervision of bank holding companies.
SB 880 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to amortization of unfunded actuarial liabilities of the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 906 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the escheat of unclaimed property; to the powers and duties of holders of the property, the treasurer, and the attorney general; and to cooperation by other state agencies; creating an unclaimed money fund; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 907 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to unclaimed funds of certain life insurance companies.
SB 908 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain definitions, to appraisal, and to procedures for determining the equality and uniformity of property taxes and to a property owner's remedies for unequal property tax appraisal.
SB 978 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the correction of certain errors in an appraisal roll.
SB 979 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the deliberations of governmental bodies.
SB 1123 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation and supervision of savings and loan associations; providing penalties.
SB 1124 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to authority of certain insurance agents; providing a penalty.
SB 1125 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the calculation and adoption of property tax rates; giving private right of action.
SB 1258 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to fees received by notaries public.
SB 1264 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confirmation election for the Coryell City Water Supply District.
SB 1265 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the district courts in Taylor County.
SB 1275 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the county courts at law of Taylor County
SB 1300 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Travis County and disposition and use of the proceeds of sale and to transfer of the proceeds of sale and to transfer of certain real property by the Parks and Wildlife Department to the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
SB 1301 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Travis County by the Texas Employment Commission and disposition of the proceeds.
SB 1315 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the boundaries, powers, and duties of and the authority of certain public agencies to contract with the West Central Texas Municipal Water District.
SB 1316 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the handling, records, and disposition of protest payments of taxes imposed in certain insurance business and to suits in connection with protest payments.
SB 1326 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to tax credits under the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Pool.
SB 1327 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of offenses in Coleman County and to the compensation and office expenses of the county attorney of Coleman County.
SB 1329 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction, powers, practice, and procedures of the County Court at Law of Nolan County, and to the selection and compensation of the judge of that court.
SB 1342 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of funds from the federal Lender's Special Allowance program for certain loan programs administered by the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
SB 1376 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the frequency with which certain employers must pay wages and to the effect of compliance with certain overtime provisions.
SB 1391 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the State Board of Insurance with respect to rates and compilation of statistical data and to certain expenses.
SB 1404 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of political subdivision bonds owned by the Texas Water Development Board and the disposition of the proceeds of such sale; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1432 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and powers of the Texas Water Resources Finance Authority; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by said Authority to finance the acquisition of political subdivision bonds from the Texas Water Development Board; containing other provisions relating thereto; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1435 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds for building projects or energy efficiency improvement projects by the Texas Public Building Authority, to specific projects, to fees, and to handling of funds and bond proceeds.
SB 1437 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the construction, operation, and financing of a district office building, fire station and community center by Lake L.B.J. Municipal Utility District.
SB 1438 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to supplemental compensation for the judge of the 32nd District Court.
SB 1452 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a transfer of funds and supplemental appropriations to the Disaster Contingency Fund, to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, and to The Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
SB 1470 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the financing of primary elections and to filing fees; to preparation, distribution, and care of certified list of voters.
SB 1492 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to investment of the permanent school fund.
SB 1495 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the effective date of House Bill 1147, Acts of the 69th Legislature, Regular Session, 1985.
SCR 6 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting acceleration of federal research efforts regarding control and eradication of fire ants.
SCR 82 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Enrolling Clerk of the Senate to correct Senate Bill 78.
SCR 181 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Establishing the Joint Task Force on Premium Tax interim committee to examine insurance tax laws and study ways of establishing tax equity for foreign and domestic life, accident, and health insurance companies.
SCR 184 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to suspension of conference committee rules on House Bill 1593.
SCR 188 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Technical correction - H.B. 20
SJR 2 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a judicial nominating commission and to provide for the merit selection of judges of appellate courts.
SR 36 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Senator Bill Sims on his birthday.
SR 47 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for James W. McGrew.
SR 288 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Recognizing the superlative accomplishments of Yong-Gon Lee, citizen of the Republic of Korea.
SR 305 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Declaring the week of April 15-19 to be "Texas Independent Higher Education Week."
69th 2nd Called Session
SB 1 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to transfers and adjustments of money for the purpose of effecting reductions in appropriations made for the support of the judicial, executive, and legislative branches of the state government, for the construction of state buildings, and for state aid to public junior colleges for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1987; authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds; and declaring an emergency.
SB 31 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-12/4/86
Caption: Relating to the power of a savings and loan association to engage in business in another state or territory of the United States.
SB 40 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the salary rate applicable to agencies, institutions, and judiciary units receiving appropriations in Article I through IV of Chapter 980, Acts of 69th Legislature, Regular Session, 1985, as amended, and to certain duties of the comptroller.
SB 42 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the withholding, transfer, time of payment, and commitment of legislative appropriations and the relevant authority and duty of the governor and the Legislative Budget Board.
SB 44 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the creation and management of the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company.
SB 46 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain amounts from certain special funds to the General Revenue Fund.
SCR 19 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Creating the Task Force on State Tax Policies; requiring that the Task Force make a report to the 70th Legislature.
SJR 5 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to legislative regulation of an action to recover damages resulting from injury or death.
69th 3rd Called Session
SB 1 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: relating to transfers and adjustments of money for the purpose of effecting reductions in appropriations made for the support of the judicial, executive, and legislative branches of the state government, for the construction of state buildings, and for state aid to public junior colleges, for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1987; authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds; and declaring an emergency.
SB 6 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-12/30/86
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain amounts from special funds to the General Revenue Fund.
SB 7 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the withholding, transfer, time of payment, and commitment of legislative appropriations and the relevant authority and duty of the governor and the Legislative Budget Board.
SB 8 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and management of the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company and the powers and duties of the State Treasurer.
SB 51 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to transfers to school districts from the foundation school fund.
SB 52 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to the contingent expiration of S. B. No. 40, Acts of the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, 1986, relating to certain state salary rates.
SCR 2 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Establishing a special interim committee to study state tax policies; naming the committee the Task Force on State Tax Policies; and requiring the task force to make a report to the 70th Legislature.
SJR 2 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to legislative regulation of an action to recover damages resulting from injury or death.
SR 21 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. Drayton McLane, Sr., on the anniversary of his 65 years with McLane Company.
SR 71 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Suspending Senate Rule 96 in part to enable consideration of and action on, specific matters which may be contained in the Conference Committee Report on S.B. 1.
SR 92 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to the citizens of Concho County on the 100th anniversary of the Concho County Courthouse.
68th Regular Session
SB 133 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to membership of legislators on certain legislative committees, boards, or councils.
SB 134 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the membership, personnel, qualifications, powers and duties, administration, and continuation of the Texas Commission on the Arts.
SB 135 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the membership, administration, powers and duties, and continuation of the Texas Historical Commission; providing for grounds for removal of commission members and establishing a complaint procedure; placing certain responsibility on the State Archeologist; defining historical structures and duties of a using agency of the state in acquiring or leasing real property or upon consideration of construction of a new state building as these relate to historical structures.
SB 179 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: General Appropriations Bill.
SB 247 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creation of a judicial district, composed of Taylor County, and to the compensation of the judges of the district courts in Taylor County.
SB 248 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to regulation of the practice of electrolytic hair removal; providing a penalty.
SB 280 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an election by a retiree under the Judicial Retirement System of Texas to be a judicial officer.
SB 356 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to group health insurance for public school employees and retirees.
SB 374 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties and cities to jointly establish an auditorium and to the financing, equipping, maintenance, and operation of the auditorium.
SB 383 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the accounting treatment of the exchange of certain permanent school fund securities.
SB 384 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of certain school district bonds; prescribing certain powers and duties of the State Board of Education, the commissioner of education, and the State Auditor; providing for enforcement proceedings.
SB 391 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to public school finance.
SB 434 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to undivided mineral interests owned by nonresidents or unknown persons.
SB 436 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of landscape architects and to enforcement powers of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners.
SB 446 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to inspection, insurance, and safety regulations for certain amusement rides; giving the State Board of Insurance certain powers and duties; providing for fees and for deposit of fee funds in the State Treasury to the credit of the account of the State Board of Insurance for administration of this act; prescribing operation requirements; providing enforcement procedures; and defining offenses and providing penalties.
SB 465 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to qualifications of notaries public and to their fees and seals.
SB 466 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners to pay the increased costs of purchasing examinations.
SB 467 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to pay utility costs incurred at its facilities.
SB 548 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
SB 567 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the definition of annual compensation and to the rates of state and member contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and to the optional retirement program.
SB 588 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of water control and improvement districts to enter into certain contracts.
SB 624 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to supplemental pay for certain Department of Public Safety commissioned officers.
SB 647 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the adoption of rules by the Texas Cosmetology Commission regarding continuing education programs for persons licensed by the commission.
SB 699 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to public school finance.
SB 870 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of water control and improvement districts to borrow money through certain methods.
SB 871 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dispensing opticians or ophthalmic dispensers and to fees; providing a penalty.
SB 872 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authorization under the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act for a court to order a deduction from certain child support payments for the payment of certain court costs.
SB 873 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the annual meeting of the directors of soil and water conservation districts; authorizing the State Soil and Water Conservation Board to charge and use fees for paying costs of the meeting.
SB 874 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to deductions from state officers' and employees' compensation.
SB 875 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation and jurisdiction of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Taylor County; fixing terms; providing for the appointment and election, term of office, qualifications, power and compensation of the judge; providing for transfer of cases; providing the duties and compensation officers of the court and necessary personnel; making other provisions reletive to the court.
SB 876 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral directors, embalmers, funeral establishments, and apprentices in funeral directing and embalming; prescribing the powers and duties of the State Board of Morticians; providing for fees and other charges and providing rules for proceedings before the board and for judicial review; defining offenses and providing penalties.
SB 927 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of job protection and certain health, accident, and disability insurance and other benefits for certain workers; providing penalties.
SB 928 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the State Board of Insurance and to the regulation of the business of insurance; to the powers and duties of the State Board of Insurance and the Commissioner of Insurance, the State Fire Marshal, and the State Auditor; and to the operations of the board and the qualifications and activities of the commissioner, members of the board, and personnel; authorizing certain fees and other charges and creating the State Board of Insurance operating fund; providing for its sources, administration, and uses; providing for audits by the State Auditor; providing notice of complaint procedures to insureds; providing for payment of premium taxes under protest and a limitation period for filing suits for refund.
SB 974 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the effective tax rate for a taxing unit.
SB 975 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the exemption of implements of husbandry from ad valorem taxation.
SB 976 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to a rehearing of certain challenges and protests made to an appraisal review board.
SB 977 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to property tax appraisal studies conducted by the State Property Tax Board.
SB 978 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the time at which the board of directors of an appraisal district receives the proposed budget for the district.
SB 979 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the power of appraisal districts to own property.
SB 980 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the date by which rendition statements and property reports must be delivered to the chief appraiser; providing for extension of time.
SB 981 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to judicial review of determinations concerning the situs of personal property for ad valorem taxation.
SB 982 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to administrative review of property tax determinations and to the establishment, membership, personnel, powers and duties, and procedures of the Property Tax Appeals Commission.
SB 983 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation and other insurance benefits for rejected risks.
SB 1225 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability insurance for county officers and employees.
SB 1245 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the conduct and financing of governor for a day and speaker's day ceremonies.
SB 1274 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain courses The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is organized to teach.
SB 1307 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the judges of the district courts in Taylor County.
SB 1355 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, membership, terms, compensation, staff, and powers and duties of a public authority to issue bonds for certain state building, communications, and data processing projects, to the issuance, refunding, and provisions of bonds, to the amendment of other acts necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Act, to specific projects approved for financing, to the creation of the State Lease Fund and to lease contracts, and to certain powers and duties of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission; providing for an appropriation.
SB 1403 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to entities authorized to act as utility corporation.
SB 1419 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuation of state agencies.
SB 1420 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to funds for administration of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1436 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the motor fuels tax for gasoline and alcohol mixtures.
SCR 12 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the Honorable John Glenn, Senator from the State of Ohio to address the Regular Session of the 68th Legislature in joint session, on January 26, 1983, at 3:00 p.m.
SCR 112 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Recalling Senate Bill 384 from the governor for corrections.
SCR 134 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Recalling H.B. 2134 for further senate consideration.
SCR 137 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Allowing for the suspension of senate rules to consider changes in Conference Committee on Senate Bill 179.
SCR 140 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Recalling House Bill 1473 from the Governor's Desk.
SJR 12 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize use of the permanent school fund to guarantee school bonds.
SJR 22 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which a vacancy in the office of lieutenant governor is to be filled.
SJR 30 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a judicial nominating commission and to provide for the merit selection of judges of the appellate courts.
SJR 33 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the salary and per diem for members of the legislature.
SJR 44 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment revising the finance and taxation provisions of the Texas Constitution.
SR 59 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending welcome to Marcus Warren Watson.
SR 73 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for Robert Glenn Head.
SR 95 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Commending the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.
SR 148 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Commending Ray Alvin Jones for his outstanding accomplishments.
SR 195 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Commending Richard Lee Roddy, Jr., Honorary Page.
SR 418 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Scott Lewis Hargrove.
SR 442 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for J. B. McCord.
SR 631 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Tommie Clack.
SR 664 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to FFA team members from May.
SR 692 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Suspending Senate Rule 96 as it relates to Conference Committee Report on S.B. 179.
SR 704 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for Chief Warrant 3 Officer Robert R. McDonald.
68th 1st Called Session
SB 24 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state real property in Fort Bend County, and appropriations to the Texas department of Corrections.
SR 22 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Amending the Senate resolution providing for intent calendar.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 4 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the public school system, including administration, finance, personnel, students, and programs.
SB 11 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, membership, terms, compensation, staff, and powers and duties of the Texas Public Building Authority; to the issuance, including refunding, of bonds for the financing, construction, and improvement of certain public buildings; prescribing the form, provisions, terms, characteristics, and use as investment or security for funds of the bonds; relating to the authority and duties of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission; to the purchase and use of certain property in the possession of the Texas Employment Commission; and to the relationship of the Authority to its predecessor board; validating acts of the previous board and prior appropriations; transferring property and obligations; authorizing appropriations.
SB 27 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the receipt, allocation, disbursement, and management of state revenue and other state money and to the times, amounts, and methods of payment of the corporate franchise tax; creating the Public Junior College Reimbursement Fund and the Medical and Dental College Reimbursement Fund; providing a penalty.
SB 37 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to raising revenue to support state and local government and to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of, and the allocation and use of revenue from, various state and state-authorized taxes and fees.
SB 38 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to appropriation for the support of certain departments of state government.
SCR 7 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Dorothy Fay Dickey permission to sue the state and the Veteran's Land Board.
SCR 8 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Dorothy Dickey permission to sue the state and the Veteran's Land Board.
SCR 30 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Creating a special committee to study the system of taxes by which the state raises revenue to finance its operations.
SR 81 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Congratulating Captain James Larry Williford.
SR 276 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Kate Riley.
SR 282 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Expressing gratitude to Ross Perot.
67th Regular Session
SB 101 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; authorizing appropriations.
SB 102 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees for indexing names on assumed business or professional name certificates.
SB 103 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to supplemental appropriations to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners.
SB 104 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to resident tuition charged of nonresident or foreign students on competitive scholarship.
SB 159 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Appropriating money for the support of the Judicial, Executive and Legislative Branches of the State Government, for the construction of State buildings, and for State aid to public junior colleges, for the period beginning September 1, 1981 and ending August 31, 1983; authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds.
SB 202 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to intergovernmental efficiency and coordination in grant and contact management.
SB 203 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the method by which candidates for officers of the federal, state, and county governments are nominated and elected.
SB 222 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to school-community guidance centers.
SB 223 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the separate adjudication of certain water rights claims and its effect; requiring certain notices.
SB 224 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the assessment of certain costs for service of process by mail.
SB 347 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the lieutenant governor.
SB 389 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to revenues collected or received by the railroad commission and to payment of certain wages, salaries, and expenses of the commission.
SB 390 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the method of determining the amount of corporate franchise tax payable to the state.
SB 391 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to and making appropriations to the Texas State Technical Institute to repair damaged buildings.
SB 395 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the crime of and penalties for possession or delivery of drug paraphernalia.
SB 428 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the maximum rate of interest for state and local government bonds and other evidence of indebtedness.
SB 452 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Making appropriations for and directing payment of miscellaneous claims and judgments out of funds designated requiring approval of the claims in the manner specified in before payment is made; and declaring an emergency.
SB 526 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation of opticians and the writing of prescriptions by physicians; providing a penalty.
SB 530 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to collective ratemaking procedures for all commodities and services regulated by the railroad commission.
SB 553 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to permissible charges on certain regulated loans.
SB 628 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to alternative ceilings on rates of interest of time price differential applicable to certain transactions.
SB 671 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the assistant secretary of state and certain duties of the secretary of state.
SB 672 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to policy endorsements to cover an insured's out-of-state operations under The Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool.
SB 738 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to discontinuance and replacement of group and group-type accident and health insurance and the responsibilities and liabilities of the replaced and replacing carriers.
SB 739 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of public adjusters; providing penalties.
SB 745 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to ownership of a licensed managing general agent in the insurance business.
SB 765 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to revising various provisions of law governing the property tax and its administration.
SB 806 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the disposition and allocation of certain state revenue and to the elimination of the tax clearance fund and certain tax enforcement funds.
SB 807 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to standards of valuation for insurance certificates of fraternal benefit societies.
SB 817 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to construction of a chapel at Abilene State School.
SB 866 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas State Board of Podiatry Examiner's and regulation of podiatrists; providing penalties.
SB 867 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to insurance policies issued by farm mutual insurance companies.
SB 868 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to adoption a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to the imposition , administration, collection and enforcement of, and the allocation of revenue from, state taxes, other than ad valoren property taxes, and making conforming amendments.
SB 992 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the state's liability for and defense of claims based on conduct of certain medical consultants to the Texas Rehabilitation Commission.
SB 1055 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the definition of "rejected risk" under the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool.
SB 1059 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to regulation of funeral directing and embalming.
SB 1060 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to conforming Title 2, Tax Code, to enactments of the 67th Legislature, Regular Session, 1981.
SB 1069 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the premiums, premium rates, refunds, and forms for credit life insurance and credit accident and health insurance.
SB 1128 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the refund of certain fees deposited by the secretary of state into the treasury.
SB 1150 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a transfer of funds and a supplemental appropriation to the office of the governor for disasters and emergencies.
SB 1289 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the disposition of abandoned or unclaimed property seized by a peace officer.
SCR 94 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Abilene Christian Univeristy on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its founding.
SCR 130 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Authorizing return of House Bill No. 1465 to the senate for further consideration.
SJR 13 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the compensation and allowances of members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor.
SR 98 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Providing for an Intent Calendar for the 67th Legislature.
SR 201 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for W. P. "Bill" Sayles.
SR 238 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for Colonel Walter J. Walls.
SR 464 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Ira Williams.
SR 757 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Commending Harry Provence, former Chairman of the coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, for his service and contributions to the system of higher education in Texas.
67th 1st Called Session
SB 6 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Member vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to revising various provisions of law governing the property tax and its administration.
SB 15 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the disposition of funds collected or received by state technical institutions.
SJR 6 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the state ad valorem tax and to provide for building programs at state institutions of higher education.
SR 18 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Senator Mike Richards.
SR 69 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending welcome to Judd Thomas Wall, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 70 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending welcome to Cricket Wall, "Honorary Page" for the day.
SR 176 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending welcome to Richard Earle Helmer IV, 'Honorary Page" for the day.
67th 2nd Called Session
SR 21 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for W. T. Hays, Jr.
SR 37 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Harry Shapiro.
SR 85 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Lynn Moak for his many contributions to State government.
66th Regular Session
SB 28 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: General Appropriations Act.
SB 109 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the City of Abilene and providing for appeals from these municipal courts of record.
SB 110 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the term of office of school trustees in certain independent school districts.
SB 111 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to special judges and the authority of the judges of the county courts in Taylor County to preside over either county court.
SB 112 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the powers of the board of regents of Texas State Technical Institute.
SB 113 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain false representations in worker's compensation case.
SB 132 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making supplemental appropriations to various programs or items of the attorney general's office.
SB 220 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: House conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to the Uniform Foreign Country Money-Judgment Recognition Act and the recognition of money judgments by courts of foreign countries.
SB 254 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the definition of "vehicle" and the offense of arson.
SB 317 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to transfer funds appropriated for utility expenses.
SB 356 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and the amount of tuition equalization grants.
SB 368 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to inspection of nuclear boilers; providing a saving clause.
SB 463 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to transfer of the land, building, facilities, and other property of the Waco State Home to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and providing for transfer of funds and change of name; providing for admission to the facility and for its management.
SB 464 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to higher education authorities created for the purpose of acquiring student loan notes.
SB 481 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to regulation of funeral directors, embalmers, apprentices in funeral directing and embalming, and funeral homes.
SB 508 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to the purchase of electricity for use in state buildings.
SB 523 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the amount that a state bank may invest in another state bank.
SB 524 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of a bank by another bank holding company.
SB 569 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain intangible property from ad valorem taxation.
SB 593 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to public school education; amending various provisions of the Texas Education Code.
SB 599 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of podiatrists; prescribing the powers and duties of the Texas State Board of Podiatry Examiners.
SB 621 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation of property; providing penalties.
SB 704 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of subpoenas by the Legislative Audit Committee.
SB 723 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Notice given -1 hour to suspend rules to consider
Caption: Relating to referenda submitted on the ballot in the general primary election; providing penalties.
SB 724 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain insurers to invest in equipment trust obligations, certificates, and other instruments sharing an interest in transportation equipment.
SB 751 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of surplus lines insurers.
SB 752 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the control and regulation of exploration for and surface mining of coal and the reclamation of the mined area; providing penalties.
SB 777 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas for members of the system who are state employees paid with certain federal funds.
SB 778 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Providing definition of "State working days"; providing a schedule for the payment of social security contributions and remittance of reports to the reporting state agency for each month and each calendar quarter of the year and providing a penalty for late payment of contributions and late submission of reports; specifying the use of money received as penalty for delinquent payments and submissions; declaring an emergency.
SB 802 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the timely mailing of annual statements, reports, financial statements, tax returns, or tax payments treated as timely filing.
SB 803 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to regulation of the ownership of managing general agents in insurance business.
SB 976 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
Caption: Relating to evidence of payment of property taxes on mobile homes; providing penalties.
SB 977 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of appropriations.
SB 978 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary transfer of surplus cash between funds in the State Treasury.
SB 979 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the financing of certain credit transactions.
SB 980 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to establishment of a program in the Texas Department of Health to provide medical care and treatment to eligible newborn infants who suffer from certain breathing disorders; providing definitions; authorizing the Texas Board of Health to exercise certain powers; requiring financial disclosure and repayment; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1175 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a dental assistant advisory committee to the State Board of Dental Examiners.
SB 1218 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to admission to the public free schools of certain children placed in foster care.
SB 1255 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to the criminal record or history of a client or an applicant for services by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission.
SB 1256 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to state liability for and defense of certain causes of action against certain officers, employees, and medical, psychological, or social psychotherapist consultants.
SB 1266 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to conservatorship of certain state agencies found to be fiscally mismanaged; creating the State Conservatorship Board and providing for its membership, terms, organization, administration, compensation, responsibility, and powers and to the authority of the governor and the Legislative Audit Committee.
SB 1277 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a parole commission and a criminal justice coordinating council, the granting and revocation of parole and mandatory supervision, and supervision of persons on parole and mandatory supervision; providing for designation of a compact administrator.
SB 1282 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to creation under the Texas Constitution, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Coryell City Water Supply District and to the authority of public agencies and political subdivisions to make contract with the district.
SB 1287 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to certain Farm Mutual Insurance Companies.
SCR 29 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress not to amend the McCarran-Ferguson Act.
SCR 65 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Expressing legislature's position regarding certain investment practices of state agencies.
SCR 95 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: House passage reported
Caption: Requesting that House Joint Resolution No. 98 be returned from the House.
SJR 48 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate requirement that county tax assessor-collector appriase property for county taxation and to eliminate the requirement that the commissioner court serve as a board of equalization.
SR 20 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Providing for an Intent Calendar for the 66th Legislature.
SR 354 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Senator W.E. "Pete" Snelson.
SR 407 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Senator Ed Howard.
SR 532 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending welcome to Albert and Merle Young.
SR 596 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending welcome to Master Marcus Warren Watson of Mart.
SR 641 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. David Lebowitz.
SR 696 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Enabling consideration of, and action on, certain specific matters which may be contained in the Conference Committee Report on C.S.H.B. 558.
65th Regular Session
SB 128 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to fees in civil cases in certain counties for the County Law Library Fund.
SB 135 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the subscriber's filing fee; prescribing the percentage of gross premiums to be paid into the General Revenue Fund by companies or associations writing Workmen's Compensation Insurance and by self-insurers.
SB 218 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the composition of the 52nd Judicial District and the creation of the 242nd Judicial Dictrict; creating the office of district attorney for the 242nd Judicial District.
SB 286 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees for stocking fish in private water.
SB 287 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the requirement for a resident hunting license.
SB 288 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale or exchange of certain state land by the Parks and Wildlife Department and use of receipts from the sale of land.
SB 289 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the resident hunting license exemption fee.
SB 290 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transportation and storage of certain wild animals and birds and the inspection of facilities for storage thereof.
SB 291 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the seizure and disposition of illegal pelts and immunity from suit for game wardens or authorized employees; providing for deposit of funds derived from sales of pelts.
SB 292 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the taking of shrimp for personal use in the major bays of the state.
SB 293 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Wildlife Preservation
Caption: Relating to the methods of taking fish in and within one mile of certain passes; providing a penalty.
SB 294 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the definition of kinds of nets and seines and to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue permits for special nets.
SB 295 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the penalty for hunting with a light.
SB 296 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to evidence of the origin of certain game fish possessed by persons selling fish; providing a penalty.
SB 297 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the disposal of confiscated game fish.
SB 298 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to commercial fishing by the holder of a fish farmer's license and certain qualifications for holding a fish farmer's license.
SB 299 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the identification of aquatic products in the hands of holders of a wholesale or a retail fish dealer's truck license; prescribing an offense and providing penalties.
SB 300 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to fish traps; providing a penalty; providing immunity for game wardens or authorized employees for the destruction of fish traps under certain circumstances.
SB 301 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the wild trukey gobbler bag limit.
SB 302 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to wild turkey.
SB 303 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of falconry and the protection and use of raptors.
SB 304 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the penalty for shooting on a public road.
SB 372 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to workmen's compensation.
SB 454 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Adopting a property tax code and conforming provisions, amendments, and repeals.
SB 469 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the liabilities of various parties dealing in securities under the Securities Act.
SB 472 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
Caption: Relating to interagency planning councils and the governor's division of budget and planning.
SB 473 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the governor compile and make available to the public certain information concerning regulatory agencies and to cooperation by agencies in furnishing requested information.
SB 474 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the requirement that each agency of the state file an annual statement of financial condition with the comptroller of public accounts and the governor.
SB 527 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Chapter 6, Title 79, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended (Article 5069-1.01 et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 544 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to county ordinance-making authority; providing penalties.
SB 560 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to public school education.
SB 561 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to county law libraries.
SB 567 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the sale, transportation, and methods of taking bait fish; providing penalties; repealing certain local minnow laws; making conforming amendments to local fish sale laws.
SB 583 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to prohibition of certain practices in connection with insurance of real and personal property; providing enforcement procedures and penalties.
SB 702 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain acquisitions of control of state banks.
SB 722 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Relating to the management, operation, powers, and duties of certain nonprofit corporations organized for group hospital sevice; containing regulations as to finaincial affairs; stating the applicabilty of other provisions of the Insurance Code and other laws to these corproations; providing an effective date.
SB 728 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Motion lost
Caption: Relating to permissible rates of interest on certain regulated loans.
SB 735 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to increased rates for certain casualty insurance.
SB 736 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Making supplemental appropriations to Texas State Technical Institute.
SB 742 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the Savings and Loan Commissioner to issue certain orders and remove directors in certain instances.
SB 815 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to valuation for ad valorem taxation of an interest in a mineral in place that is not being produced.
SB 851 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the renewal, reissuance, amendment, display, fees, and recording of licenses to practice podiatry; relating to the suspension and revocation of licenses and the reexamination of licenses, under certain circumstances, including the nonpayment of fees; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 852 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the errors and omissions policy required for qualifying a corporation to be issued a license as a local recording agent.
SB 872 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to contracts of school districts for property or services which require competitive bids and requirements for advertising for bids.
SB 873 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Permitting an individual other than a physician to be appointed as Director of the City-County Health Unit.
SB 874 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Rules failed to suspend
Caption: Relating to the issuing of certificates of indebtedness by certain counties for the purpose of providing funds for jail facilities; providing procedures of issuance; authorizing elections under certain circumstances; providing for eligibility of certificates for investments and a security of deposits of public funds; providing for severability.
SB 877 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Prohibiting the advertising by insurers that their policies are protected under the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Act.
SB 888 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the labeling requirements of distributors for prescription drugs.
SB 911 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to investment of the Permanent School Fund.
SB 940 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the period of time for which an emergency license for local recording agents may be issued.
SB 1002 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to benefits, claimes for benefits, eligibility for benefits, disqualification from benefits, and contributions under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, as amended (Article 5221b-1, et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 1003 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to the provision for a complete defense to a products liability action whereupon evidence presented shows that the alleged injury resulted from the use of a product which had been altered or modified by the plaintiff or third person, subsequent to the manufacture or sale of that product.
SB 1004 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the amount recoverable as non-pecuniary damages in any action for damages for personal injury or death and establishing a burden of proof for pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages in such actions.
SB 1005 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the amount recoverable as punitive damages in any action for damages for personal injury, death or property damage; placing the burden of proof for such damages on the plaintiff and setting the standards for such proof; and permitting the defendant in any such action to show that the claim for such punitive damages was brought without just or reasonable cause or if the same is evident during the trial, then the court could award defendant judgment for expenses and attorney fees as the court sees fit against either the plaintiff or plaintiff's attorney or both.
SB 1006 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Repealing Chapter 566, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967, relative to the Multistate Tax Compact; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1007 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to any action for damages for personal injury, death or property damage sounding in products liability defining a "defective product," and providing a defense based upon compliance by the manufacturer in the design, testing, and manufacturign process with the generally recognized and prevailing state of the art in existence at the time of design, testing, or manufacture.
SB 1008 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the provision of comparative responsibility in strict liability actions.
SB 1009 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a requirement for a contract between an attorney and his client(s) when the client(s) is(are) claimant(s) in connection with an action for damages or personal injuries, death or property damage; and allowing the court to determine the amount of attorney fees to be allowed subjet to the statute when a settlement is made or a judgment rendered in excess of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) with respect to any one claimant.
SB 1010 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a requirement that any judgment entered for money damages equaling or exceeding the sum of $50,000 for future, anticipated damages of any nature whatsoever arising from an action for personal injury, sickness, disease, or death, shall be commuted by the court according to the provisions of the statute to be paid in periodic installments.
SB 1011 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the inadmissibility of evidence relating to postmanufacture change in the state of the art or in the product in any civil action against a manufacturer or seller of a product for damages allegedly caused by a defect in such product, or by an alleged failure to warn or protect against any danger or hazard which may arise in the use or misuse of such product, or by an allege failure to properly instruct in the use of such product.
SB 1012 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Motion lost
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a statute of limitations on actions for recovery of damages based upon implied warranties arising out of an alleged desing, inspection, testin or manufacturing defect or any other alleged failure to warn regarding a product or arising out of any alleged failure to properly instruct in the use of a product.
SB 1013 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to evidentiary effect of a manufacturer complying with governmental standards in the manufacture or design of his product in any action for personal injury, wrongful death or property damage resulting from the use of that product.
SB 1014 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authorization in any action for damages for personal injury, death or property damage, for admission into evidence of all collateral sources of indemnity or other benefits received by the claimant as a result of the injury, death or property damage.
SB 1015 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to limiting the duty of a manufacturer to warn only against those hazards associated with use of its product which are not "patent" or "open and obvious."
SB 1016 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a provision for contribution among defendants in product liability actions.
SB 1101 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to prerequisites to use of motor vehicle insurance rates that are higher than promulgated rates.
SB 1139 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and operations of the Texas Department of Water Resources; providing penalties.
SB 1170 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to investments in and valuations of certain subsidiaries of an insurance holding company.
SB 1171 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the legality of dividends paid by certain insurance companies.
SB 1197 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to state aid to private medical and dental schools.
SB 1198 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a change of the name of the Railroad commission of Texas; providing an effective date.
SB 1212 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to teacher retirement benefits for certain employees of the Texas Youth Council.
SB 1213 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Creating the County Court at Law No. 2 of McLennan County; making other provisions relative to the court.
SB 1267 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of an assigned risk plan or pool.
SB 1284 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to taxation or exemption from taxation with respect to certain personal property; relating to clarifying that certain tangible personal property need no be consigned to qualify for free-port protection.
SB 1289 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to contracts, bonds, taxes, rights, powers, privileges, and functions of the Runnels County Water Authority and the related authority of cities, public agencies, and political subdivisions.
SCR 31 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Creating a committee to provide a state financial reporting improvement program.
SCR 32 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Requiring all state agencies including institutions of higher education, which have authority to issue bonds to coordinate the administration of their individual bond programs and the timing of individual issues.
SCR 89 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Instructing enrolling clerk to make certain clerical corrections in S.B. No. 527.
SCR 110 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Commending William B. Wilmot, Director of the Legal Staff of the Texas Legislative Council.
SJR 28 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing an amendment revising the finance provisions of the Texas Constitution.
SJR 52 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: To lower the minimum population required for a city to adopt or amend a home-rule charter to include cities having more than 2,500 inhabitants; and providing for forfeiture of charters of cities whose population decline to 1,500 inhabitants or less.
SR 35 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Providing for the Intent Calendar during the 65th Legislature.
SR 147 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending welcome to the Big Purple Band of Abilene Christian University.
SR 149 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Johnny Jones of Lampasas.
SR 150 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to E. J. "Bert" Weatherby.
SR 292 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for John Homer Martin.
SR 295 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Leon McAuliffe.
SR 296 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Hank Thompson.
SR 297 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Johnny Gimble.
SR 496 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Mary Taylor Houk.
SR 497 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for C. E. Sitchler.
SR 649 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Recognizing May 12, 1977, as "Housing Referral Offices and Services Day in Texas."
SR 729 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Kimberly Smith.
SR 730 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Jerrald Smith.
65th 1st Called Session
SB 12 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Adopting a property tax code and conforming provisions, amendments, and repeals.
SJR 1 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to repeal mandatory ad valorem taxation of intangible property and to require the appraisal of farm or ranch land for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of the productive potential of the land.
65th 2nd Called Session
SB 9 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Defeat by Senate reported
Caption: Relating to property taxation.
SB 13 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to transfer of the land, buildings, facilities, and other property of the Gatesville State School for Boys to the Texas Department of Corrections; making appropriations and providing for transfer of funds.
SJR 10 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to repeal mandatory ad valorem taxation of intangible property and to authorize the appraisal of farm or ranch land for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of the productive potential of the land.
SJR 12 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate the requirement that intangible personal property be taxed ad valorem and to exempt from ad valorem taxation household goods and personal effects not held or used for production of income.
SR 42 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study the organizational structure and operation of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SR 145 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for Prince Elmer (Pete) Shotwell.
64th Regular Session
SB 30 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Stating the powers and authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to unitization; for conservation of oil and gas and protecction of coreelative rights; definition of terms; providing for an application and its contents for approval fo a plan of unitization; the matters to be found by the commission and the nature of its orders; permissive provisions in plan of unitization and provisions not to be considered fair and reasonable; approval of plan of unitization by working interest owners and royalty interest owners and effective date of commission order; procedure and notice; appeals; liability for unit expense and liens to secure payments to and by unit operator and by working interest owners to royalty interest owners; the effect of unitized operations upon property rights, leases, contracts and title to property, allocation and distribution of unit production, delivery and separate sale of unit production, sale of unit production not taken in kind, title disputes, no effect upon lease obligations and applicability to lends of the State of Texas and its political subdivisions; enlargement of unit area and creation of new units; amendment fo plan of unitization and commission orders and the continuing power of the commission to review and approve unitized operations covering a unit area previously established; severability of provisions; a provision that agreements are not in restraint of trade; Act supplemental to other laws relating to unitization.
SB 67 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Appropriating state funds to the Texas State Technical Institute for constructing and equipping an instructional building.
SB 147 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance, possession, and use of archery hunting stamps; prohibiting the hunting of certain animals at certain times without having an archery hunting stamp; providing for disposition of funds from sale of stamps and fines; defining relationship of this Act to other laws; providing penalties.
SB 148 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the dispostion of the proceeds from the sale of marine life that was seized and delivered to a court.
SB 149 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contracts for the taking of fur-bearing animals and reptiles in wildlife management areas and disposition of revenue resulting from the contracts; providing the respective duties and authority of the State Board of Control and the Parks and Wildlife Department in regard to the contracts.
SB 150 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the buying or selling, offering for sale, offering to buy, possession for sale, and carrying, transporting, or shipping for the purpose of sale, barter, or exchange certain fish; providing a penalty; excepting certain fish reared in private waters or shipped into this state from application of this Act; increasing the penalty for violations.
SB 151 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the retention size and retention limits of certain fish.
SB 152 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to deposits of revenue from mineral leases on park lands or lands held or controlled by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 153 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the dates after which the possession of a green or undried pelt of a fur-bearing animal by certain persons is prima facie evidence of a violation.
SB 154 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Motion to suspend rules lost
Caption: Relating to hunting license requirements for persons hunting wild game animals or wild birds in the county of their residence or on land on which they are residing and relating to exemptions of certain persons before hunting a wild game animal or wild bird.
SB 155 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to research and studies by the Parks and Wildlife Department in connection with danger of injury or damage to human life or property from hunting, trapping, and fishing, and to the regulation of hunting or trapping to prevent such injury or damage.
SB 156 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the sale, transportation, and methods of taking bait fish; providing penalties; repealing certain Acts.
SB 168 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain employers to be their own insurance carriers for the payment of workmen's compensation benefits.
SB 192 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring deposit of security and proof of financial responsibility after a determination that there is a reasonable probability of a judgment being rendered against a vehicle owner, operator, or owner and operator as a result of a vehicle accident.
SB 258 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to writing home warranty insurance as defined in this Act.
SB 305 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Prohibiting certain financial institutions as defined in this Act from being licensed as managing general agents.
SB 306 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to authority of certain insurance agents to enter into and establish retail charge agreements with certain persons; relating to the time price diffferential charged and the defense of usury.
SB 307 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Motion to suspend rules lost
Caption: Prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance of real and personal property and providing certain exceptions; providing a penalty.
SB 391 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the setting, collection, and disposition of fees by the Parks and Wildlife Commission for stocking certain lakes and other bodies of water.
SB 392 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to peace officers of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 393 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the time that anterless deer, antelope, and elk permits may be issued.
SB 453 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the making of certain advance payments as defined in the Act to tort claimants; providing procedures regarding such payments and credit therefor; providing for prospective application of the Act and effect of such payment on tolling the statute of limitations.
SB 454 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Chapter 53 of the Texas Education Code by adding Section 53.47 so as to establish procedures for the issuance of bonds for the purchase of certain student loan notes.
SB 490 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to coverage of mutual insurance companies under the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act.
SB 501 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the purchase of liability insurance for employees of the State Department of Public Welfare.
SB 508 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a competitive rating system for motor vehicle or automobile insurance, fire insurance, and allied lines; providing for construction of and the purposes of Subchapter J of the Insurance Code; providing the scope of Subchapter J of the Insurance Code; requiring the State Board of Insurance to promulgate reasonable rules and statistical plans for gathering information from insurers and allowing the board to use rate service organizations; authorizing interchange of loss experience necessary for the application of rating plans; authorizing exchange of information and experience data with other states; authorizing consultation with other states on certain matters; providing standards for rates adopted under Subchapter J of the Insurance Code; providing rating methods to be used in determining if rates comply with rate standards; requiring the filing of rates; providing that rate filings are open to inspection; providing for board approval of a new rate or an amendment for 90 days after a rate or rate change is filed; authorizing an insurer to make and file its own rates or have it done by a rate service organization as defined in this Act; providing procedures and remedies to handle cases of noncompliance with Subchapter J of the Insurance Code; authorizing the board to require specific insurers to abide by certain filing procedures relating to licensing of labor agents as defined in the Act; relating to fees payable by applicant for license and by prospective employees; making requirements as to the applications and bonds; requiring note by surety of cancellation of bond; placing certain duties on a labor leader, and on the commissioner to carry out provisions of the Act.
SB 538 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Ordered not printed after committee report
Caption: Adopting the Parks and Wildlife Code, a formal revision of general and permanent and local and special statutes relating to the Parks and Wildlife Department, wildlife resources, water safety, and state and national parks.
SB 542 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the the compensation and expenses of members of the Texas State Board of Podiatry Examiners.
SB 543 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the payment, collection, and deposit of adult probation fees in McLennan County.
SB 595 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending the Texas Seed Law.
SB 616 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the labeling, distribution, transportation, storage, use, and disposal of pesticides as defined in the Act; requiring registration of pesticides; providing for licensing of pesticides dealers; relating to the licensing and certification of persons who apply pesticides and the discontinuance of the licensing of certified commercial and noncommercial applicators when funds are not available; providing for the authority, powers, and duties of the commissioner of agriculture and the State Department of Agriculture, the Texas Animal Health Commission, the Texas Water Quality Board, and the State Department of Health in carrying out the provisions of this Act; providing for a Pesticide Advisory Committee; requiring the keeping of records and authorizing inspections; providing for the handling of damage claims; making certain exemptions; prescribing the extent of the application of this Act to persons regulated by the Texas Structural Pest Control Act; providing for hearings; providing for judicial review.
SB 676 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the number of Package Store Permits that a person may hold.
SB 886 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Making a supplemental appropriation to the Texas State Technical Institute.
SB 887 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment, administration, and enforcement of a system of single, countywide appraisals of property for all property tax purposes.
SB 888 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment, administration, and enforcement of a system of single, countywide appraisals of property for all property tax purposes.
SB 889 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the comptroller in certain instances to grant a reasonable extension of time for a person to file a tax return under certain circumstances.
SB 890 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Providing where the person required to file any report required under this title exercised reasonable diligence as determined by the comptroller penalty and interest shall not be due and payable.
SB 891 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to exchange property for use as fish hatcheries for other land; providing for the sale of real property or interest therein acquired for state parks, historic sites, scientific areas, fish hatcheries, or wildlife management areas when no longer suitable for such purposes; providing procedures for such sales and for disposition of funds received.
SB 892 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to amendment of the Statute of Frauds to make it applicable to agreements, promises, contracts, or warranties of results of medical treatment, denying any action based on such agreements, unless in writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith.
SB 893 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to acting as a managing general agent without a license; providing that all amounts paid by each insurer on assessments under this Act shall be allowed to such insurer as a credit against its premium tax; to further provide for certain optional manners in which such credit may be taken by the insurer or carried as an admitted asset.
SB 1011 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Youth Council to convey the property of the Mountain View School for Boys to the Texas Board of Corrections; providing for the use of the unexpended and unencumbered funds heretofore appropriated for use of the Mountain View School for Boys.
SB 1015 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the issuance by the State of Texas, any department, board, agency, or instrumentality of the State of Texas, any municipal corporation, any political subdivion, any district, authority or other political corporation of the State of Texas having authority to issue public securities in a form having appertaining thereto coupons and being unregistrable, having appertaining thereto coupons and being restistrable, having appertaining thereto coupons and being registrable as a principal only, or being fully registrable; defining public securities, defining fully registrable, providing for the exchange of such securities, providing that the registrar of fully registrable securities may be the comptroller of public accounts or any banking corporation or association at which the principal of such public securities shall be payable; eliminating the necessity for approval by the attorney general or registration by the comptroller of public accounts upon exchange or upon change in form of such securities; placing certain duties on the registrar as defined in the Act; making certain provisions as to cost and expenses in connection with registration and exchange of securities, including fees of the registrar; providing other matters in the premises.
SB 1017 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to and prescribing the authority of junior college districts to offer courses at branch campuses, centers, or extension facilities under certain circumstances.
SB 1020 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to benefits, claims for benefits, time for payment of benefits and adjustments if a determination or decision is finally modified or reversed, and contributions under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; relating to time for making certain notification or protests to the commission.
SB 1037 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to coverage for persons under the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969.
SB 1094 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Amending the Parks and Wildlife Code to incorporate legislation enacted by the 64th Legislature.
SB 1105 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, and financing of Menard County Hospital District of Menard County, Texas by authority of Article IX, Section 9, of the Texas Constitution.
SCR 91 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Expressing thanks and appreciation to the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, the Texas Medical Association, the Department of Public Welfare, Dr. Glenn C. Mitchell, and the participating physicians of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians; providing that an appropriate certificate be printed for the signature of the speaker, the lieutenant governor, and governor designating the physicians who participated in the above "Capitol Physician" program and that an original of same be mailed to each doctor; providing that a copy of the resolution be prepared for the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, the Texas Medical Association, the Department of Public Welfare, Dr. Glenn C. Mitchell, as a token of the esteem and thanks of the legislature and the citizens of Texas for this outstanding, beneficial and unselfish service rendered to the state.
SJR 39 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution to revise Article VIII.
SJR 55 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution to lower the minimum population required for certain cities to adopt or amend a home-rule charter.
SJR 57 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Proposing ten amendments to the Texas Constitution to reorganize and simplify the present Constitution.
SJR 60 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution to require Legislature to provide separate formulas for appraisal of certain open-space land.
SJR 61 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution relating to taxation of intangible property.
SR 3 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Providing for the Senate Intent calendar.
SR 282 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorializing Congress to postpone consideration of Department of Army's acquisition of land in Coryell County.
SR 396 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Joseph A. Hilscher.
63rd Regular Session
SB 44 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of aircraft for predator animal control in certain counties in circumstances which are necessary to protect human and natural resources; defining the term "predator animals"; providing for the issuance of permits; requiring reports; authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to make regulations and assess fees; providing penalties.
SB 72 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to eliminating annual motor fuel relicensing and to establish permanent licensing with continuous bond which shall constitute a new and separate obligation in the penal sum named therein for each twelve-month period while the bond is in force.
SB 73 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the establishment of permanent licensing with continuous bonds which constitute a separate obligation for each 12-month period
SB 74 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Laid on table
Caption: Relating to petitions requesting an election for the creation of junior college districts.
SB 89 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Requiring state agencies and departments to submit quarterly expenditure plans; authorizing the governor, as the state's chief executive officer, to review agency and department expenditure plans; authorizing the Governor to withhold spending approval for certain expenditures; authorizing the governor to transfer certain funds within a state agency or department; providing severability clause.
SB 90 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Requiring the Legislative Budget Board to perform performance audits of agency programs and operations; providing for a biennial performance report; providing a severability clause.
SB 91 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Requiring the Legislative Budget Board to establish a system of fiscal notes; providing for five-year cost projections for all spending legislation introduced in the Texas Legislature; requiring such fiscal notes to be attached to such legislation before a committee hearing is conducted; providing a serverability clause.
SB 174 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to candidacy for public office; permitting a person to run an office as the nominee of more than one political party or as both an independent candidate and the nominee of one or more political parties.
SB 175 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the role and scope of Texas State Technical Institute.
SB 203 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a competitive rate system for motor vehicle or automobile insurance, fire insurance, and alied lines;...providing for severability.
SB 228 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing permit lists to suppliers of liquefied gas; authorizing the automatic renewal of permits under certain conditions; establishing continuous bonds; providing saving, severability, and repealer clauses.
SB 229 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishing permanent motor fuel tax permits with exceptions and establishing continuous bonds; providing for saving, severability, and repealer clauses.
SB 242 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to issuance of permit lists to suppliers of diesel fuel; authorizing automatic renewal of permits under certain conditions; providing certain exemption for certain suppliers or users; establishing continuous bonds; providing saving, severability, and repealer clauses.
SB 243 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Creating a Division of Technical-Vocational Education in the governor's office and the appointment of the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education.
SB 303 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the encumbrance of city light, water, sewer and natural gas systems, parks, and swimming pools for the purpose of acquisition, construction, improvement, extension, and repair of such systems and facilities.
SB 364 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the composition, election, and powers, with reference to technical and vocational programs, of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University Systems.
SB 401 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Relating to policies of group life insurance which may be delivered in this state.
SB 419 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to investment of the funds and accumulations of domestic life insurance companies in bank and bank holding company stocks.
SB 439 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the time of election of governing board members, certain directors, supervisors, and assessor-collector of certain districts.
SB 440 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to notification of purchasers of real estate situated in certain districts of the taxing power, bond-issuing authority and related powers of such districts; requiring the filing and updating of information, maps and plats by such districts to be used in the preparation of the required notices and for evaluation of titles; providing for the duties, responsibilities and liabilities of members of the governing boards of such districts under this Act; making provisions as to the status of lienholders; making notice unnecessary on sales made after dissolution of such district; providing for recovery of damages and penalties for violations of this Act; denying right to damages in certain situations.
SB 441 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contracts for acquisition and improving, enlarging and extending of water supply and treatment systems, water distribution systems, sanitary sewer and collection or treatment systems and drainage systems for the benefit of and by cities and towns; providing a severability clause.
SB 455 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain specified money penalties in lieu of suspension or cancellation of a license or certificate of authority which may be assessed by the State Board of Insurance.
SB 456 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Vote recorded on
Caption: Relating to workmen's compensation law.
SB 505 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Rules failed to suspend
Caption: Relating to petitions requesting an election for the creation of junior college districts in certain counties; providing that such petitions specify the type of courses to be offered.
SB 658 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Appropriating money to Texas State Technical Institute for repair of damage to certain buildings caused by wind and hail.
SB 672 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, and operation of a college of podiatry; providing for severability.
SB 681 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to eradication of brucellosis in cattle; authorizing the Texas Animal Health Commission to adopt rules and regulations aimed at achieving "Certified Brucellosis Free" status for the counties of this state; defining "Certified Brucellosis Free".
SB 682 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing that a majority in value of certain stockholders equal to 51 percent of the stock of the company shall constitute a quorum.
SB 717 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported by subcommittee favorably
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of school district trustees.
SB 718 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to petitions for the consolidation of school districts.
SB 719 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle reparations system for recovery of benefits for economic losses resulting from certain accidental bodily injuries.
SB 720 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Relating to the issuance, signing or countersigning of insurance policies by division of commission by licensed nonresident agents as defined in this Act; making certain provisions as to permissible activities of, and regulations governing, such agents.
SB 773 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the establishment of catastrophe and conflagration for all lines of insurance subject to catastrophic or conflagration as defined by the State Board of Insurance.
SB 837 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to unfair claim settlement practices as defined in this act of insurers; providing the types of organizations and types of insurance covered; requiring certain reports; providing the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Insurance and the State Board of Insurance in regard to the requirements of this Act and to penalties and enforcement procedures; providing for hearings and judicial review; providing for assistance by the attorney general; prescribing the relationship of this Act to related laws; and declaring an emergency.
SB 848 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Abolishing the office of county school superintendent in Runnels County; and declaring an emergency.
SB 849 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating Upper Lampasas River Municipal Water District as a conservation district, under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution, comprising the territory contained in the City of Copperas Cove, Corvell County, Texas, and the City of Lampasas, Lampasas County, Texas, as the boundaries of said cities existed on January 1, 1973, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic, commercial, and industrial use, and diverting, impounding, storing, treating, and transporting the same,a and acquiring, constructing, and operating water facilities; providing for the exercise of powers granted by Chapter 25 of the Water Code to districts created under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution; providing for a board of directors for the government of said district; providing the means of annexing additional territory to said district; authorizing the district to obtain permits from the Texas Water Rights Commission and from owners of permits; authorizing the district to acquire any interest in land for its purposes by condemnation; providing that any construction contract in excess of $5,000 should be made only after publication of notice; authorizing the district to issue bonds and providing for the payment and security thereof; providing that said bonds and providing for the payment and security thereof; providing that said bonds shall be payable either from ad valorem taxes or revenues, or a combination of ad valorem taxes and revenues; authorizing the issuances of refunding bonds; authorizing the execution of trust indentures or deeds of trust to secure bonds payable from revenues or partly from revenues; providing for elections approving the issuance of bonds payable wholly or partly from ad valorem taxes; authorizing the district to enter into contracts with public agencies, political subdivisions, and others, including specifically the cities of Copperas Cove and Lampasas and Central Texas College for any purpose relating to the district's powers and functions, including supplying water to them, and for operation of the district's water facilities; authorizing all public agencies and political subdivisions, including specifically the cities of Copperas Cove and Lampasas and Central Texas College to contract with and convey land or any interest therein to the district; providing for the approval of bonds issued by the district by the attorney general and registration of bonds by the Comptroller . . .
SB 891 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Creating the Upper Lampasas River Municipal Water District as a conservation district, under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution, comprising the territory contained in the City of Copperas Cove, Coryell County, Texas, and the City of Lampasas, Lampasas County, Texas, as the boundaries of said cities existed on January 1, 1973, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic, commercial, and industrial use, and diverting, impounding, storing, treating, and transporting the same, and acquiring, constructing, and operating water facilities; providing for the exercise of powers granted by Chapter 25 of the Water Code to districts created under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution and other rights, powers, privileges, duties and obligations of the district; providing for a board of directors for the government of said district; providing for a confirmation election; providing the means and procedures of annexing additional territory to said district; authorizing the district to obtain permits from the Texas Water Rights Commission and from owners of permits; authorizing the district to acquire any interest in land for its purposes by condemnation; providing that any construction contract in excess of $5,000 should be made only after publication of notice; authorizing the district to issue bonds and providing for the payment and security thereof; providing that said bonds shall be payable either from ad valorem taxes or revenues, or a combination of ad valorem taxes and revenues; authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds; authorizing the execution of trust indentures, deeds of trust or mortgage liens to secure bonds payable from revenues or partly from revenues; providing for elections approving the issuance of bonds payable wholly or partly from ad valorem taxes; providing for assessment and collection of taxes; providing for receiverships under certain circumstances; authorizing the district to enter into contracts with public agencies, political subdivisions, and others, including specifically the cities of Copperas Cove and Lampasas and Central Texas College for any purpose relating to the district's powers and functions, including supplying water to them, and for operation of the district's water facilities; . . .
SCR 34 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Requesting the Legislative Budget Board to study revenue dedication and priority allocation practices.
SCR 133 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules to take up HB 1145.
SJR 13 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Proposing amendments of the Texas Constitution to extend the $3,000 ad valorem tax exemption to the homesteads of unmarried adults.
SJR 32 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to lower the minimum population required for a city to adopt or amend a home rule charter to include cities having more than 2,500 inhabitants; and providing for forfeiture of charters of cities whose population declines to 2,500 inhabitants or less.
SJR 38 Author: Jones, Grant
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to guarantee the right of a person to work and bargain with a private employer without regard to whether he is a member of or a contributor to a labor union.
SR 4 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to Reuben B. Ross.
SR 359 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for Truman Dubois "Pap" Craddock.
SR 549 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Commending Reverend Clarence H. Sanders, Jr.
SR 550 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Commending Dr. Alfred T. Braithwaite.
SR 551 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Commending Leroy Fowler.
SR 552 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Commending Dr. Garry Hamilton Radford, Sr.
SR 583 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Congratulating Cecil A. Handy.
SR 584 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Congratulating Lothar A. Krause.
SR 599 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Extending congratulations to William R. Gerald, Sr.
SR 889 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for Captain William Elmo Powell.
SR 915 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Commending Sim Gideon for his distinguished public service.
SR 916 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Congratulating G. E. Schmitt on his retirement from Lower Colorado River Authority.
63rd 1st Called Session
SR 15 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Memorial resolution for Joseph Franklin Deats, Jr.
62nd Regular Session
HB 334 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to providing for restraint against the introduction of evidence of advance payments for economic loss of claimants during subsequent litigation unless introduced by the party against whom the action is brought.
HB 335 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to the treatment as principal or income of corporate distributions to a trust; making the Act applicable only to trusts created after the effective date of the Texas Trust Act.
HB 349 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to payment of workmen's compensation claims awarded an employee prior to a determination of liability in certain cases.
HB 426 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain activities relating to the counterfeiting or forging of out-of-state drivers' licenses and related instruments; providing penalties.
HB 447 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to making the possession of a short barrel shotgun unlawful.
HB 448 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to tuition fees and tuition scholarships at state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 812 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to Savings and Load Associations.
HB 1136 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to providing workmen's compensation for rejected risks.
HB 1636 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the judge of the County Court at Law of Taylor County.
HB 1789 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to employment of certified public accountants to perform audits of Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund.
HB 1790 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to the purchase of automobiles for county commissioners in certain counties.
HCR 37 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Inviting Dr. Rupert N. Richardson to address a Joint Session of the Texas Legislature on San Jacinto Day.
HCR 110 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study no-fault automobile insurance and competitive automobile insurance rate making.
HJR 88 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide that a proposed constitutional amendment may revise all or part of the constitution.
HJR 96 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to establish a commission to set rules of ethics and rules for filing of financial statements for Legislators, State officers and officers of the Legislature and to recommend improvements and economy in the Legislative process.
HR 333 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Amending Section 2, Rule XX, Rules of the House of Representatives of the 62nd Legislature concerning printing of bills and resolutions.
HR 487 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to conduct a study of no-fault automobile insurance and competitive automobile insurance rate-making.
62nd 1st Called Session
HB 5 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to enacting temporary provisions relating to the method of conducting and financing primary elections and to the fees, assessments, and deposits levied against candidates; providing penalties; making the Act effective only upon the occurrence of certain conditions and fixing the expiration date if the Act becomes effective.
61st Regular Session
HB 148 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to adjustment of the local fund assignment for school districts having a certain portion of their total scholastic population composed of residents and transfers of tax-exempt institutions for orphan, dependent, or neglected children.
HB 297 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to changes in tuition fees, tuition scholarships, and provisions governing determination of resident and nonresident status at state-supported institutions of higher education; providing for severability.
HB 397 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Savings and Loan Act, relating to the reserve fund stock of savings and loan associations.
HB 406 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Relating to knowledge, experience, and instruction requirements for local recording agents and relating to license and renewal license fees required of local recording agents and solicitors.
HB 507 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to bringing county mutual, Lloyds' plan, and reciprocal exchange insurance companies under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Insurance to set rates and to prescribe policy forms on certain lines of insurance; amending the Texas Insurance Code.
HB 709 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to prohibiting admission of evidence of the settlement of a claim for property damage and/or payment of medical expense in a lawsuit for damages for personal injuries suffered in the same occurrence on which the property damage and/or medical expense claim was based.
HB 739 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943 to provide for the organization and procedure of the Finance Commission of the State of Texas and each section thereof.
HB 905 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas in respect of the corporation Franchise Tax Report filed with the Comptroller of Public Accounts, and extending the time of payment of taxes due and payable to the State of Texas by corporations.
HB 906 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation in this State; providing disqualifications for benefits.
HB 1472 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing boards of state-supported institutions of higher education, including public junior colleges, to charge a facilities use fee to full time students; preventing increases in other authorized fees during the 1969-1970 academic year; providing that the revenue from this fee is to be used for faculty salaries only.
HJR 23 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that a proposed constitutional amendment may deal with more than one subject and be voted upon as one question and be proposed at a Regular or Called session of the Legislature.
61st 1st Called Session
HB 46 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relating to agents of any local mutual aid association, local mutual burial association, statewide mutual assessment corporation, stipulated premium company, county mutual insurance company, casualty company writing accident and health insurance or any other type of insurance carrier licensed to do business in this State.
HB 80 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to liability insurance covering liability of units of government under the Texas Tort Claims Act; amending the Texas Insurance Code to provide for the creation, powers, duties, functions, and liabilities of an administrative agency to be known as the Texas Tort Claims Pool, composed of certain insurance companies; creating the Texas Tort Claims Administrative Commission and prescribing its membership, organization, powers, duties, and functions.
61st 2nd Called Session
HB 37 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code to provide applicability to agents of any mutual aid association, statewide mutual assessment corporation, etc. to do business in this state.
HB 38 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to liability insurance covering liability of units of government under the Texas Tort Claims Act; amending the Texas Insurance Code to provide for the creation, powers, duties, functions, and liabilities of an administrative agency to be known as the Texas Tort Claims Pool, composed of certain insurance companies; prescribing powers and duties of the State Board of Insurance with respect to the pool and its members; creating the Texas Tort Claims Administrative Commission and prescribing its membership, organization, powers, duties, and functions.
60th Regular Session
HB 232 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing creation of the Merkel Hospital District.
HB 292 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to adopting a Code Construction Act.
HB 293 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to adopting the Business & Commerce Code.
HB 474 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to deductions under the inheritance tax laws.
HB 606 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code to bring county mutual, Lloyd's plan, and reciprocal exchange insurance companies under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Insurance to set rates and to prescribe policy forms on certain lines of insurance.
HB 607 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to regulating the practice of veterinary medicine.
HB 688 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to the enforceability of ad valorem tax liens encumbering interests in a mineral estate severed from a surface estate.
HB 730 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Relating to sale of fish taken from Hubbard Creek Lake in Shackelford and Stephens counties; prescribing a penalty.
HB 731 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to the licensing of managing general agents of certain insurance companies or carriers by the State Board of Insurance; providing penalties.
HB 881 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for the organization and procedure of the Finance Commission of the State; setting forth the Rules and Regulation Authority, Loan and Investment Authority and Advisory Powers of the Savings and Loan Section of the Finance Commission; providing for the Savings and Loan Commissioner to appoint one or more deputies and providing that he may call special meetings of the Savings and Loan Section of the Finance Commision.
HB 882 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to prohibiting admission of evidence of the settlement of a claim for property damages in a lawsuit for damages for personal injuries suffered in the same transaction on which the property damage claim was based.
HB 1027 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to tuition or registration fees and tuition scholarships at institutions of collegiate rank supported in whole or in part by public funds.
HB 1067 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creation of the office of criminal district attorney for the 42nd and 104th Judicial Districts; abolishing the offices of district attorney for the 42nd and 104th Judicial Districts, and the office of County Attorney of Taylor County.
HB 1250 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Elm Creek Water Control District as a conservation and reclamation district in portions of Runnels and Taylor counties.
HB 1312 Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Caption: Relating to adjustment in the local fund assignment in certain school districts.
HB 1339 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relative to the consequences of misstating age in applying for life insurance from a mutual assessment company.
60th 1st Called Session
HB 20 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to changes in tuition fees, tuition scholarships, and provisions governing determination of resident and nonresident status at state-supported institutions of higher education.
59th Regular Session
HB 597 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to permitting the Board of Insurance Commissioners to license only individuals as local recording agents; amending the Texas Insurance Code.
HB 647 Author: Jones, Grant
Caption: Relating to authorizing the board of trustees of a common school district, under certain circumstances to proceed in the assessment, equalization and collection of taxes in the manner provided by law for independent school districts.