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Legislation authored by Bill Ceverha

Includes legislation with Bill Ceverha as the primary author for the 65th through 70th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

70th Regular Session
HB 435 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a referendum in a school district on the issue of participation in the Foundation School Program.
HB 436 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to an extension of the uniform size requirements for certain supplies and equipment used by state agencies.
HB 616 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to withdrawal from, and the creation of indebtedness by, a regional transportation authority and the establishment of a subregional transportation authority.
HB 798 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to certain installations of battery-powered smoke detectors in single-family and two-family residences.
HB 849 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to state textbook committees.
HB 2209 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a set of guidelines to define proper usage of state owned aircraft by state employees.
HB 2210 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to reductions in the premium rates for comprehensive coverage of automobiles protected by anti-theft security systems.
HB 2211 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to bonds issued by certain rapid transit authorities.
HB 2212 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to certain modifications in the duties and rights of parents and the state as defined by the Education Code.
HB 2578 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of driving while intoxicated.
HCR 52 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Board of Pardons and Parole to accelerate its expenditure for placements in the halfway house program.
HCR 100 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging all counties to make every effort to provide their fair share of funding in support of local juvenile probation services.
HJR 36 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property for certain purposes.
HR 81 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Commending the National Wild Turkey Federation.
HR 153 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Congratulating the J. J. Pearce High School Concert Band of Richardson.
HR 429 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Congratulating the St. Paul the Apostle School and Church of Richardson on their 30th anniversary.
HR 640 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Honoring house members who have served in the armed forces.
HR 641 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Honoring Charlie A. Beckwith.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 36 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of driving while intoxicated.
HB 37 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the uniform size requirements for certain supplies and equipment used by state agencies.
HB 38 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to proper usage of aircraft owned or leased by the state.
HB 39 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to reductions in the premium rates for comprehensive coverage of automobiles protected by anti theft security systems.
HB 88 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to realized gains on the sale of permanent school fund property other than land.
HB 89 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to realized gains on the sale of permanent university fund property other than land.
HB 122 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to legislative appropriations for the maintenance and operation of aircraft.
HB 127 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Subcommittee meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to distribution of money received as a result of petroleum overcharge litigation; making appropriations.
HB 146 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing procedures for certain cities and counties for the authorization and issuance of bonds and other obligations and to provide and finance correctional facilities.
HCR 53 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Urging the United States government to use its powers to cause the withdrawal of Soviet and Cuban forces from Angola.
69th Regular Session
HB 755 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to exempting unopposed candidates from filing reports required to be filed within 48 hours of accepting certain contributions.
HB 756 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a uniform size for certain supplies and equipment used by state agencies.
HB 757 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a special cost on conviction of driving while intoxicated or involuntary manslaughter involving the use of a motor vehicle.
HB 758 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the imposition of certain administrative penalties by the Board of Polygraph Examiners.
HB 759 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to an administrative fee charged by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies to process certain sets of fingerprints.
HB 835 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to enhancing punishment for the offense of driving while intoxicated if the defendant possessed an open container of an alcoholic beverage at the time of committing the offense and to the term "intoxicated" as that term is used in defining the offense of driving while intoxicated and in the law governing the taking of specimens of body substances.
HB 867 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to restricting the authority of the attorney general to reach out-of-court settlements on behalf of the state in litigation pending in a federal court.
HB 1121 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to increasing probation supervision fees.
HB 1241 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the destruction of original political subdivision records that have been duplicated photographically.
HB 1353 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain fees imposed for services performed by peace officers employed by an agency of the state.
HB 1354 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Amending Section 70.08 (a), Texas Education Code to increase the Student Union Fee at The University of Texas at Dallas; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1435 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to modifications of child support orders to provide for payments to person having possession of the child.
HB 1436 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the payment of a fee for supervision by a person released from the Texas Department of Corrections on parole or mandatory supervision.
HB 1437 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles and fees collected for the inspection.
HB 1768 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
Caption: Relating to job opportunity listings and job referral services.
HB 2492 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons who provide or install certain smoke detectors.
HB 2521 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Companion document considered in lieu
Caption: Relating to the power of cities and towns, having a population of not less than 70,000 nor more than 90,000, located wholly or partially within a county with a population greater than one million, and completely surrounding and contiguous to a general law city or town having a population of less than 600, to annex such general law city or town.
HCR 55 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment that provides the president with line item veto authority.
HCR 195 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the J. J. Pearce High School academic decathlon team on winning the 1985 national championship.
HCR 223 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Richardson L.V. Berkner Academic Decathlon Team.
HJR 44 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for encumbrance of a homestead.
HR 100 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Commending the Honorable Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, chief minister of KwaZulu, and inviting him to address the house.
HR 272 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Wishing all members of the house of representatives a "Happy Birthday" for 1985.
HR 280 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Congratulating Young Conservatives of Texas on their 5th anniversary.
HR 405 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Welcoming Dr. Kenneth Cooper.
69th 2nd Called Session
HB 3 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to registration of a new motor vehicle for which personalized license plates are issued.
HB 35 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to appropriations from the state highway fund.
HCR 23 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the J.J. Pearce High School academic decathlon team.
69th 3rd Called Session
HB 3 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 Days-12/30/86
Caption: Relating to appropriations from the state highway fund.
68th Regular Session
HB 55 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to a local option election on the issue of prohibiting certain sales on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays.
HB 56 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to creation of the criminal offense of possession, manufacture, transportation, repair, or sale of an illegal bullet.
HB 57 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to protective headgear for persons riding motorcycles.
HB 58 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to tests for the determination of the possibility of paternity.
HB 465 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Relating to inspection of and insurance for certain amusement rides and attractions.
HB 1396 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to fees collected by justices of the peace.
HB 1551 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the repeal of ad valorem taxes on stocks and intangible property of banks, the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations, and the allocation and use of revenue received from the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations.
HB 1555 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits for certain students.
HB 1556 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to accreditation of schools offering instruction by correspondence.
HB 1557 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Services
Caption: Relating to consent for the performance of an abortion on certain minors; providing penalties.
HB 2138 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to defining deviate sexual intercourse, sexual contact, sexual intercourse, and homosexual conduct,and defining the penalties for homosexual conduct, including the offering, agreeing with or solicitation of such conduct; providing penalties for homosexual conduct or the offering, agreeing with or solicitation of homosexual conduct.
HCR 170 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Memorializing Congress to enact a national public safety telecommunications policy.
HCR 234 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Honorable Raymond P. Noah, Mayor of Richardson.
HCR 235 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Honorable Tom Ewbank, retiring mayor pro tem of Richardson.
HJR 7 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for encumbrance of a homestead.
HJR 48 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the per diem for members of the legislature.
HR 534 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Directing the House Committee on State Affairs to conduct an interim study on the merits of eliminating the use of legal-size forms and other papers in state government.
68th 2nd Called Session
HCR 5 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Welcoming the J. J. Pearce High School academic decathlon team and congratulating them on their victory in the 1984 United States Academic Decathlon.
HCR 68 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment that would grant the president power to veto individual line items in spending bills.
67th Regular Session
HB 170 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain items on both Saturday and Sunday.
HB 172 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to identification marks on vehicles used in transporting certain loose materials.
HB 470 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas Optometry Board and regulation of optometrists.
HB 477 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governor's Division of Disaster Emergency Services to provide financial assistance to private aviators for certain services.
HB 478 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to abolition of the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Naval Museum Commission and placement of the Nimitz museum under the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 479 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Government Organization
Caption: Relating to abolition of the State Board of Library Examiners and regulation of county librarians by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
HB 578 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to consent for the performance of an abortion on certain minors.
HB 579 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and regulation of physical therapists assistants.
HB 580 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to continuation of the State Board of Dental Examiners and regulation of dentists, dental hygenists, dental technicians, and dental laboratories.
HB 929 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists.
HB 930 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages on the campuses of institutions of higher education.
HB 1181 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the maximum rates of interest and to certain loan transactions.
HB 1245 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirement of informed consent as a prerequisite to an abortion.
HB 1912 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the preparation or use of fraudulent reports at institutions of higher education.
HB 1913 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the award of tenure to faculty at public institutions of higher education.
HB 1914 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the change of domicile of a state bank.
HB 1915 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees for examination of trust companies.
HB 2080 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the Board of Nurse Examiners.
HB 2081 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Adjutant General's Department and to fees and other revenue paid to the department.
HB 2082 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Texas National Guard Armory Board.
HJR 23 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to maximum rates of interest.
HJR 26 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for encumbrance of a homestead.
HJR 69 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to raise the amount of the homestead exemption to $25,000 or any larger amount set by law.
HR 169 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Frank L. (Blanche) Tiller.
HR 273 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Congratulating the Richardson Independent School District Symphonic Winds.
HR 274 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Congratulating the Richardson High School Symphony Orchestra and Joe Frank.
HR 275 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Congratulating the J. J. Pierce High School Symphonic Band and Tom Bennett.
67th 2nd Called Session
HCR 1 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Beltway Shopping Center permission to sue the state.
66th Regular Session
HB 263 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees for certified copies of birth certificates or death certificates.
HB 264 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain items on both the consecutive days of Saturday and Sunday.
HB 633 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Invalidating provisions for indemnity in certain contracts where there is negligence attributable to the indemnitee.
HB 634 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, civil and criminal enforcement, and allocation and distribution of additional taxes on alcoholic beverages.
HB 712 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with no recommendation
Caption: Relating to regulation of barbers, barber shops, and wig salons; providing penalties.
HB 713 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of cosmetologists, beauty shops, and wig salons; providing penalties.
HB 714 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to regulation of attorneys.
HB 715 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to abolition of the Burial Association Rate Board and transfer of its powers, duties, and functions.
HB 716 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to regulation of structural pest control.
HB 717 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with no recommendation
Caption: Relating to funerals and embalming; providing penalties.
HB 724 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to radar detection devices; providing a penalty.
HB 911 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to identification marks on vehicles used in transporting certain loose materials.
HB 1063 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the performance of abortions; providing penalties.
HB 1429 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Changing the name of the Texas Library and Historical Commission to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1482 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Naval Museum Commission and the transfer of all property, appropriations, and functions of said Commission to the Texas Historical Commission.
HB 1574 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the centralized state regulation of occupations covered by specified agencies.
HCR 92 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Expressing support for the freedom of the Republic of China.
65th Regular Session
HB 847 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a presumption under certain circumstances that a person obtains or exercises control over used or secondhand personal property knowing it to have been stolen.
HB 848 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the driving of a motor vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance, dangerous drug, or other drug.
HB 849 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to public access to files and records of certain jubenile offenders and permitting public trials in certain cases.
HB 1204 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to economic education programs in public schools.
HB 1205 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Correctional Institutions
Caption: Relating to the performance of work for the county by prisoners in a county jail.
HB 1206 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to an individual's right to work without union membership; providing penalties.
HB 1593 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: To allow educational cosmetology programs without temporary licensing of participants under certain conditions, to remove the requirement of blood tests for licensing, and to provide for temporary permits for cosmetology demonstrations outside of licensed shops.
HB 1594 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Authorizing student service fees for a student union at The University of Texas at Dallas.
HB 1828 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to admissibility in evidence of previous inconsistent statements of witnesses.
HB 2178 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the requirement for an election to change the zoning ordinance in incorporated or annexed territory.
HB 2179 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Validating the consolidation of certain cities and governmental proceedings of consolidated cities, subject to certain conditions; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 116 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending former Representative Richard F. Reynolds on service to state.
HR 133 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Fred Agnich on forthcoming marriage.
65th 1st Called Session
HB 20 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the number of members on the board of trustees of street transportation systems.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 12 Author: Ceverha, Bill
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Decreasing the rate of the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax to 3 percent for a three-year period beginning on September 1, 1978; exempting from the decrease certain items contracted or bid before the effective date; making conforming amendments.