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Legislation authored by Dan Branch

Includes legislation with Dan Branch as the primary author for the 78th through 83rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

83rd Regular Session
HB 25 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to success-based funding for certain public institutions of higher education.
HB 29 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring certain general academic teaching institutions to offer a fixed tuition price plan to undergraduate students.
HB 30 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education; authorizing a fee.
HB 31 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain requirements applicable to meetings of the governing board of a general academic teaching institution or a state university system.
HB 1061 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the statutory authority for the State Medical Education Board.
HB 1491 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary licensing of a dentist who performs voluntary charity care.
HB 1748 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for defendants who commit certain aggravated sexual assaults.
HB 1843 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to limitations on the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.
HB 1844 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the official name of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
HB 2036 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to identify future higher education and workforce needs of this state and make related recommendations to address those needs by the state's bicentennial.
HB 2059 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to study and report the feasibility of certain administrative staff budget reductions.
HB 2060 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting.
HB 2753 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to excellence funding for health-related institutions of higher education.
HB 2754 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers.
HB 2755 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to student financial assistance for certain students of WGU Texas or similar online nonprofit colleges or universities.
HB 2756 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the school finance system.
HB 2760 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to partnerships between the Texas State Technical College System and public junior colleges.
HB 2765 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas competitive knowledge fund to support excellence at qualifying institutions of higher education.
HB 2770 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the investment of a portion of the economic stabilization fund balance.
HB 2775 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax.
HB 3518 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to long-term statewide planning to achieve the goals of the state's master plan for higher education, "Closing the Gaps."
HB 3519 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to providing information to entering undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions to promote timely graduation.
HB 3520 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 75 in Dallas County as the George W. Bush Expressway.
HB 3653 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system.
HB 3654 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system.
HB 3692 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the support of certain resident physicians and physician residency programs.
HB 3693 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Board for Lease of University Lands to delegate certain powers and duties of the board.
HB 3804 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to written electronic communications between members of a governmental body.
HCR 1 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the State Insurance Building Annex in the Capitol Complex the John G. Tower State Office Building.
HCR 48 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of George Pierce Cullum, Jr., of Dallas.
HCR 73 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the State Insurance Building Annex in the Capitol Complex the John G. Tower State Office Building.
HCR 100 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending retired Texas Supreme Court chief justice Jack Pope for his service and congratulating him on his 100th birthday.
HJR 79 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate an obsolete requirement for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund.
HJR 104 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.
HJR 120 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.
HJR 122 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
HR 9 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Margaret Ann Dunlap Thompson of Dallas.
HR 22 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating President William Powers, Jr., of The University of Texas at Austin on his receipt of the John G. Fleming Memorial Prize for Torts Scholarship and on his election as vice chair of the Association of American Universities.
HR 23 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating President William Powers, Jr., of The University of Texas at Austin on his election as vice chair of the Association of American Universities.
HR 293 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 5, 2013, as Community College Student Day at the State Capitol.
HR 509 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2013, as United Way Day at the State Capitol.
HR 702 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2013, as City of Dallas Day at the State Capitol.
HR 758 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 178th anniversary of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 2014.
HR 860 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 177th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto.
HR 891 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Jack Pope on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
HR 989 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dallas businessman Vance Charles Miller.
HR 1139 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Walter Elcock of Dallas on his retirement from Bank of America and recognizing him as an honorary Texan.
HR 1356 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Dallas 2024 Committee for working to bring the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games to Texas.
HR 1357 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Brad Watson for his successful career in broadcast news at WFAA in Dallas-Fort Worth.
HR 1405 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Phyllis Scott McGee Geiger of Dallas.
HR 1564 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Big Thought on its receipt of a 2013 Texas Medal of Arts Award in the category of Art Education.
HR 1871 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2013, as GenTX Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1980 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the contributions of Scientific Sessions to cardiovascular science.
HR 2246 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of sports broadcaster Pat Summerall.
HR 2247 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend Mark Craig on his retirement as senior minister of Highland Park United Methodist Church.
HR 2272 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mizzen and Main on the occasion of the company's first anniversary.
HR 2422 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bob Perry of Houston.
HR 2754 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mary Suhm on her retirement as the city manager of Dallas.
HR 2979 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring former senator Kay Bailey Hutchison for her service to the citizens of Texas.
83rd 1st Called Session
HB 10 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
HR 188 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Stanley Allen Wilson of Dallas Fire-Rescue.
HR 231 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the TracyLocke advertising agency of Dallas on its 100th anniversary.
HR 232 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert David Rogers of Dallas.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HB 5 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation.
HR 150 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the sesquicentennial of the death of Sam Houston.
83rd 3rd Called Session
HB 11 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation.
HR 60 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Charles L. Branch, Sr., and Sylvia Lee Boswell Branch on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary.
82nd Regular Session
HB 9 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student success-based funding for and reporting regarding public institutions of higher education.
HB 10 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program.
HB 33 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public or private institutions of higher education.
HB 34 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to including in the public high school curriculum instruction in methods of paying for postsecondary education and training.
HB 638 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting.
HB 639 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to school district policies for the care of students at risk for anaphylaxis.
HB 1000 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund; making an appropriation.
HB 1460 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to measures to increase cost efficiency at public institutions of higher education and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, including the elimination of certain reporting and other requirements imposed on institutions or the coordinating board.
HB 2625 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education.
HB 2626 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund and to one or more audits of the information necessary to establish eligibility for that distribution.
HB 2627 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the purchase of classroom sets of textbooks for public schools.
HB 2628 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the posting of signs in school crossing zones regarding the prohibited use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
HB 2629 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to transportation, lodging, and meals offered to and accepted by public servants.
HB 2630 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the formal recognition and administration of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center.
HB 2631 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the advanced research program.
HB 2905 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state.
HB 2906 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the amount of a tuition equalization grant.
HB 2907 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for and procedures governing tuition equalization grants.
HB 2908 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to providing graduate medical education positions for Texas medical school graduates.
HB 2909 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to increasing awareness in this state of the importance of higher education.
HB 2910 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to measures to increase degree completion rates and support students enrolled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at institutions of higher education.
HB 2911 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to guaranteed student loans and alternative education loans.
HB 2912 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain supplemental student loan programs and the issuance of private activity bonds by qualified nonprofit corporations.
HB 3025 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the timely completion of degrees by students of public institutions of higher education.
HB 3514 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to student eligibility for tuition rebates offered by general academic teaching institutions.
HB 3515 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program.
HB 3516 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to make certain faculty information available to the public on the institution's Internet website.
HB 3517 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education.
HB 3631 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the imposition of certain conditions and limitations on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education.
HCR 2 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former governor William P. "Bill" Clements.
HCR 9 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Jack Pope on the occasion of his 98th birthday.
HCR 10 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Southern Methodist University on the 100th anniversary of its founding and 10 decades of educational excellence.
HCR 28 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Don Meredith, former SMU and Dallas Cowboys quarterback and longtime sportscaster.
HCR 100 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Texas State University System.
HCR 150 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Sam Houston for his statesmanship on the 150th anniversary of his refusal to take the oath of allegiance to the Confederate States of America.
HCR 155 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Shirley Bird Perry, senior vice president of The University of Texas at Austin.
HCR 175 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 175th anniversary of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
HJR 18 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.
HJR 19 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
HJR 130 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Meeting requirements of the United States Department of Education concerning federal student aid by naming private institutions of higher education in the State of Texas that are authorized to operate educational programs beyond secondary education, including programs leading to a degree or certificate.
HR 5 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the election of John Tower as the first Texas Republican to serve in the United States Senate since Reconstruction.
HR 230 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2, 2011, as Community College Day at the State Capitol.
HR 281 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2011, as Dallas Assembly Day at the State Capitol.
HR 411 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2011, as United Way Day at the State Capitol.
HR 430 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former Texas Supreme Court chief justice Joe Greenhill.
HR 510 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2011, as Commercial Real Estate Development Day at the State Capitol.
HR 629 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Honoring members of the Young Professionals of the Dallas Regional Chamber on their visit to the State Capitol.
HR 666 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Dallas Regional Chamber and its Young Professionals program to the State Capitol.
HR 759 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the fallen heroes of the Battle of the Alamo.
HR 845 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Honoring Sam Houston for his statesmanship on the 150th anniversary of his refusal to take the oath of allegiance to the Confederate States of America.
HR 1079 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 2011 Dallas International Film Festival.
HR 1136 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Pete Schenkel on his receipt of the 82nd annual Linz Award.
HR 1137 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Woodrow Wilson High School and J. L. Long Middle School in the Dallas Independent School District for their efforts to offer students the International Baccalaureate program.
HR 1244 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charles W. Matthews on his receipt of the 2011 Fellows Award from the Dallas Bar Foundation.
HR 1459 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Leland Shaw, Jr., of Dallas.
HR 1460 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas.
HR 1461 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roy Richard Rubottom, Jr.
HR 1462 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 175th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto.
HR 1558 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring 101-year-old Texas Christian University alumna Margie Nance Frost of Dallas.
HR 1668 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jonathan Neerman for his service as chair of the Dallas County Republican Party.
HR 1745 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 38th Annual Swiss Avenue Historic District Association's Mother's Day Home Tour in Dallas.
HR 1770 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his visit to Southern Methodist University in Dallas on May 9, 2011.
HR 1975 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 20, 2011, as GenTX Day.
HR 1976 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James B. Bonham Elementary School in Dallas on its selection as a Blue Ribbon School.
HR 2088 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Randall Stephenson, chair and CEO of AT&T, on receiving the 2011 H. Neil Mallon Award.
HR 2364 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Wade Emmert on his election as chair of the Dallas County Republican Party.
HR 2474 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the election of John Tower as the first Texas Republican to serve in the United States Senate since Reconstruction.
HR 2612 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Carolyn Evanson of Irving on her 80th birthday.
HR 2756 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Meg Munson and Patrick McGonigle of Dallas on their wedding.
HR 2757 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Highland Park High School on being named one of the nation's top schools in the Washington Post's High School Challenge.
HR 2758 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elizabeth Carlock and Kevin Phillips on the occasion of their wedding.
82nd 1st Called Session
HCR 21 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Dallas Mavericks on winning the 2011 NBA championship.
HJR 13 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election and staggering of terms of county commissioners following a change in boundaries of a commissioners precinct.
HR 242 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 2011 Fourth of July celebration in the Greenway Parks neighborhood of Dallas and recognizing the rich history of this important community.
HR 243 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating David Chapasko of Preston Hollow Elementary School on being named the Dallas Independent School District 2011 Principal of the Year.
HR 249 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the grand opening of the Katy Trail Ice House in Dallas.
HR 250 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Ben Coker on his retirement as assistant superintendent of business services for Highland Park Independent School District.
HR 251 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the groundbreaking for the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
HR 292 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 15th anniversary of Pinnacle Technical Resources of Dallas.
81st Regular Session
HB 51 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to measures to enhance and maintain the quality of state universities, including funding and incentives to support emerging public research universities, to the abolition of the higher education fund, to the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system, to the independent status of Lamar Institute of Technology, to research conducted by public universities and other state entities, and to the authorization of revenue bonds for certain institutions of higher education.
HB 52 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to limitations on the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.
HB 53 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the school finance system.
HB 54 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the information required to be provided in or with an ad valorem tax bill for school district taxes.
HB 55 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to an offense of using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
HB 56 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the theft or unlawful possession of a motor vehicle inspection certificate; providing penalties.
HB 57 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for personal computers during a limited period.
HB 58 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the advanced research program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
HB 59 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
HB 60 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a requirement that tax collectors accept partial payments of ad valorem taxes.
HB 1606 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of construction and program management for capital improvement projects of governmental entities.
HB 1768 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting.
HB 1901 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transportation safety training requirements for certain child-care providers.
HB 1902 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain energy-efficient products.
HB 3456 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the education and preparation of resident physicians.
HB 3457 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties.
HB 3458 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a petition proposing an amendment to the charter of a home-rule municipality.
HB 3519 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program.
HB 4021 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
HB 4022 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemption of oil and gas royalty interests owned by private institutions of higher education from oil and gas severance taxes.
HB 4220 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice given to insurance policy or certificate holders concerning certain premium taxes.
HB 4221 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to providing a middle school allotment under the public school finance system to fund programs to encourage preparation for high school.
HB 4222 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on increases in designated tuition charged by general academic teaching institutions and a biennial report to the legislature regarding the operational costs of those institutions.
HB 4223 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Relating to the composition of certain state representative districts.
HB 4238 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a state master plan for closing academic achievement gaps in public primary and secondary education.
HB 4292 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by the office of the attorney general.
HB 4293 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to notice to the attorney general of an action, suit, or proceeding challenging the validity of a Texas statute or rule.
HB 4294 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to textbooks, electronic textbooks, instructional material, and technological equipment in public schools.
HB 4453 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the national research university fund and the allocation of amounts appropriated from the fund, the abolition of the higher education fund, and the institutional groupings established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
HB 4535 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annual allocation of certain constitutional funds to eligible agencies and institutions of higher education.
HB 4536 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to sale of the Texas State Cemetery Annex property (Bull Creek State Cemetery).
HB 4616 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system.
HB 4617 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of public institutions of higher education.
HCR 11 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Congratulating Nastia Liukin of Parker for her medal-winning performances in the 2008 Olympic Games.
HCR 288 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Directing the governing boards of general academic teaching institutions to limit increases in total academic costs charged to resident undergraduate students for certain school years.
HJR 16 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.
HJR 134 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
HJR 139 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the national research university fund to enable emerging research universities in this state to achieve national prominence as major research universities and transferring the balance of the higher education fund to the national research university fund.
HR 231 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2009, as Community College Student Day at the State Capitol.
HR 458 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2009, as John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies Day at the State Capitol.
HR 459 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2009, as Dallas Assembly Day at the State Capitol.
HR 681 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating Texas Independence Day, on March 2, 2009.
HR 805 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ambassador John Bruton, Head of the Delegation of the Commission of the European Community in the United States of America.
HR 857 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard M. Hull of Dallas.
HR 1155 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of J. L. Long Middle School in Dallas.
HR 1226 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Jack Pope of Austin on the occasion of his 96th birthday.
HR 1227 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Kern Wildenthal on his career with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
HR 1332 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Trammell Crow of Dallas.
HR 1565 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas.
HR 1989 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to Senator John G. Tower and commemorating the dedication of a memorial marker in his honor on the grounds of the Texas State Cemetery.
HR 2102 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Laura Louise McClung of Dallas.
HR 2853 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Real Estate Councils of Texas for its service to the real estate industry and its contributions to the state's economy.
HR 2854 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 2009 as Scottish Heritage Month and commemorating the 23rd annual Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games in Arlington.
HR 2925 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 51.
HR 2993 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jim Beckett of Dallas on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
HR 2994 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Angela Quant Weinbrenner, Lisa Stone, Tina Wepler, and the rest of the staff of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.
81st 1st Called Session
HR 108 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Norman Brinker of Dallas.
80th Regular Session
HB 78 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.
HB 79 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.
HB 80 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions granted by public school districts.
HB 81 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to expanding the limited period for exemptions from the sales tax for clothing and footwear.
HB 82 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain computers during a limited period.
HB 83 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to requiring a record vote by each house of the legislature on final passage of a bill, resolution to propose or ratify a constitutional amendment, or other nonceremonial resolution and to public notice of the record vote.
HB 84 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to issuance and renewal of a driver's license of an elderly person.
HB 85 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions; providing a civil penalty.
HB 86 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition rebates provided by general academic teaching institutions to students who participate in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
HB 87 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to acquisition of personal information in a business record through fraudulent means.
HB 88 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the evacuation and sheltering of service animals and household pets in a disaster.
HB 89 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain political committees from the imposition of civil penalties for violating requirements for reporting political contributions and expenditures.
HB 90 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of certain identification for release of a motor vehicle by vehicle storage facilities.
HB 91 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the retrieval of a vehicle from a vehicle storage facility.
HB 92 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of certain automated external defibrillators.
HB 612 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to participation by private or independent institutions of higher education in the tuition equalization grant program.
HB 1233 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
HB 2242 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from certain roads.
HB 2243 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of signs on certain roads.
HB 3215 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the advanced research program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
HB 3216 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the participation of certain family members in a family-controlled state trust company.
HB 3226 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the equalization of property wealth in certain school districts.
HB 3227 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the payment of a fee or penalty imposed by a public hospital owned or operated by a governmental unit for the parking of a vehicle operated by or for the transportation of a person with a disability.
HB 3228 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the electronic administration of assessment instruments in public schools.
HB 3259 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of international assessment instruments to certain public school students.
HB 3260 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a center for the study of advanced instructional methods.
HB 3282 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to financial advisors and investment advisors retained by bond issuers for the issuance of bonds.
HB 3539 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to interest rate management agreements related to financing certain public improvements.
HB 3795 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to funds appropriated to institutions of higher education.
HB 3864 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the legislature's obligation to provide state funding for the public education system.
HJR 19 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require each house of the legislature to take a record vote on final passage of a bill other than certain local bills, of a resolution proposing or ratifying a constitutional amendment, or of any other nonceremonial resolution, and to publish the record vote on the Internet.
HJR 20 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
HJR 44 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.
HR 586 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 40th anniversary of El Centro College in Dallas.
HR 621 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating Texas Independence Day on March 2, 2007.
HR 622 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Randy Allen of the Highland Park Independent School District on his receipt of the Bayard H. Friedman Hummer Hero Award as the "Outstanding School Coach in Texas."
HR 893 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Burford & Ryburn, LLP, on its receipt of the Texas Treasure Business Award from the Texas Historical Commission.
HR 894 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ray L. Hunt of Dallas on his receipt of the 2007 Linz Award.
HR 895 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Victor Ramon on receiving the 2007 TCU Texas Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
HR 896 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Tim Marzuola on his retirement from Highland Park High School in Dallas.
HR 1454 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Jack Pope of Austin on the occasion of his 94th birthday.
HR 1455 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wilford "Crazy Ray" Jones, the unofficial mascot of the Dallas Cowboys.
HR 1517 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 2007 as Scottish Heritage Month.
HR 1991 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating members of the Highland Park High School science team on their success at the Class 4A Region II Academic Meet.
HR 1992 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the girls' swimming and diving team of Highland Park High School in Dallas for winning the UIL Class 4A state championship for 2006-2007.
HR 1997 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the SMU cheer and dance teams on their success at the National Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championships.
HR 2209 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jessica Lutrell for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Dan Branch.
HR 2210 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the lacrosse team of St. Mark's School of Texas in Dallas on winning the Southwest Preparatory Conference Championship.
HR 2660 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the nine Texas students who have been named to the 2007 U.S. Lacrosse Men's Division High School All-America Team.
HR 2661 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William Lawson of Highland Park High School on being named to the 2007 U.S. Lacrosse Men's Division High School All-America Team.
HR 2662 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rhett Miller and Alex Hardt of the Episcopal School of Dallas on being named to the 2007 U.S. Lacrosse Men's Division High School All-America Team.
HR 2663 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Spencer Branch and George Lauinger of St. Mark's School of Texas in Dallas on being named to the 2007 U.S. Lacrosse Men's Division High School All-America Team.
HR 2842 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Judge Karen Jane Greene-Council of Dallas.
79th Regular Session
HB 53 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.
HB 54 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a record vote by each house of the legislature on final passage of a bill and to public notice of the record vote.
HB 59 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the legislature's obligation to provide state funding for the public education system.
HB 60 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the first day of instruction of a school year for public school students.
HB 567 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license to practice medicine in this state.
HB 661 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing designated public school libraries to participate in group purchasing agreements with the TexShare Library Consortium.
HB 827 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of research centers to evaluate state or federally funded education programs and the sharing of student data.
HB 930 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to regional funding of indigent health care services.
HB 1046 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.
HB 2105 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
HB 2162 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools.
HB 2680 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to services provided by health care practitioners to charities and liability insurance for those practitioners.
HB 2681 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of an automated external defibrillator.
HB 2682 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to reducing the required collateral amounts for securing school district deposits.
HB 2683 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing the Texas Department of Transportation to make grants to a county or municipality for recreational trails.
HB 3011 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Dallas.
HB 3041 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the designation of the structure on Spur 366 connecting the east and west levee of the Trinity River as the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.
HCR 17 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Directing the legislative staff responsible for maintaining the Internet website for the Texas Legislature to provide improved public access to information on votes taken on legislation.
HCR 133 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Recognizing the importance of providing for the education of medical students and residents in the State of Texas.
HCR 140 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the medical students, medical schools, residents, and teaching hospitals of Texas for their contributions to the health and well-being of the citizens of Texas and welcoming the medical personnel visiting the State Capitol on April 5, 2005.
HJR 11 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
HJR 12 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
HJR 13 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require each house of the legislature to take a record vote on final passage of a bill and to publish the record vote on the Internet.
HR 960 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cub Scout Pack 70 of University Park, the oldest pack in the nation, on its 80th anniversary.
HR 961 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring University Park Elementary School Brownie Troop No. 1719 for providing Girl Scout cookies for soldiers stationed in Iraq.
HR 1168 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the Dallas County Council of the Texas Federation of Republican Women.
HR 1584 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 100th anniversary of Munger Place Historic District in Dallas.
HR 1585 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 100th anniversary of the Baylor College of Dentistry.
HR 1722 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Coach Tim Marzuola of Highland Park High School on being named the 2005 UIL State Wrestling Coach of the Year.
HR 1723 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Highland Park High School wrestling team on winning the 2005 state championship.
HR 1724 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Highland Park High School girls swimming team on winning its fifth straight Class 4A state championship.
HR 1725 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Don Huffer Snell of Dallas.
HR 1726 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Texans Can! on its 20th anniversary.
HR 1902 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Highland Park High School in Dallas on its national recognition for academics and athletics.
79th 1st Called Session
HR 218 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Highland Park High School girls cross country team on winning the state championship title.
HR 219 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Carly Bender of Dallas for winning the 2005 Junior Texas State Grand Twirling Championship and recognizing July 20-26, 2005, as National Baton Twirling Week in Texas.
HR 260 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Highland Park High School boys' golf team on winning the Class 4A state championship.
HR 261 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Amy Bedell and Katelyn McKenzie of Highland Park High School on winning the doubles tennis state championship.
HR 264 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rachel Paige Harrell of Dallas on being named to the 2004-2005 National Dean's List.
79th 2nd Called Session
HR 205 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 2nd Annual Texas Stampede State Championship Barbeque Cook-Off.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 57 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to high school programs and the advancement of college-readiness in secondary schools and institutions of higher education.
HJR 22 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in the rate of the franchise tax be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.
HR 13 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming James P. Moore, Jr., the author of the book One Nation Under God: The History of Prayer in America, to the Texas State Capitol.
HR 152 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the tennis team of Highland Park High School in Dallas on winning the UIL Class 4A State Championship for team tennis.
HR 153 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the football team of Highland Park High School in Dallas on winning the UIL Class 4A State Championship.
HR 154 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the girls' swimming and diving team of Highland Park High School in Dallas on winning the UIL Class 4A State Championship.
HR 167 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the wrestling team of Highland Park High School in Dallas for winning the UIL Tournament State Championship and the THSWCA State Dual Tournament Championship.
HR 336 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Dallas city charter.
HR 743 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the boys' golf team of Highland Park High School in Dallas on winning the 4A state championship in 2006.
HR 744 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the lacrosse team of St. Mark's School of Texas on its outstanding season.
78th Regular Session
HB 741 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain nonprofit corporations to finance facilities for an institution of higher education under the Higher Education Authority Act.
HB 742 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access by certain hospitals and hospital districts to criminal history record information.
HB 793 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to pledges of allegiance to the United States and Texas flags and to observance of one minute of silence in public schools.
HB 1305 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to security officers for medical corporations in certain municipalities.
HB 2495 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license to practice medicine in this state.
HB 2496 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the date of the primary election.
HB 2497 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system for certain school districts.
HB 2882 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
Caption: Relating to the preservation of historic courthouses.
HCR 10 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the wrestling team of St. Mark's School of Texas in Dallas on its 500th dual meet win.
HCR 157 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Leadership Consultant Council at Southern Methodist University.
HCR 221 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Ray and Kimberly Faust of Austin on the birth of their daughter, Konner Mikus Faust.
HCR 250 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Brent and Kindra Franklin of Arlington on the birth of their daughter, Brenna Kathryn Franklin.
HCR 282 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Warren B. Branch, D.D.S., on his professional accomplishments.
HR 422 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Wanda and Billy Williamson on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 512 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Highland Park High School girls' swim team for winning the 2003 Class 4A state championship.
HR 513 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Highland Park High School girls' cross-country team.
HR 514 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Highland Park High School wrestling team on winning the 2003 UIL state championship and the 2003 State Dual Championship.
HR 916 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Louis Powers on the occasion of his retirement as principal of Hyer Elementary School in the Highland Park Independent School District.
HR 1769 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Gail Hartin on her retirement as principal of University Park Elementary School.
HR 1875 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Highland Park High School girls' tennis team on winning the 2003 Class 4A state singles and doubles championships.
HR 1879 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Nancy Bagwell of Thomas C. Marsh Middle School for being named the Dallas Independent School District's 2003-2004 Teacher of the Year.
HR 1880 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating University Park Police Officer Kevin Clark on being named Officer of the Year.
HR 1933 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Highland Park boys' golf team on winning the 2003 Class 4A State Championship.
HR 1980 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sai Gunturi of Plano on his first-place finish at the 76th Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee.
78th 1st Called Session
HCR 8 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Carly Bender on being crowned Preteen Miss Majorette of Texas and recognizing July 21-27, 2003, as National Baton Twirling Week.
78th 2nd Called Session
HJR 1 Author: Branch, Dan
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
HR 80 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Charles L. Branch and Mrs. Sylvia L. Boswell Branch of San Antonio on their golden wedding anniversary.
78th 3rd Called Session
HJR 3 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
HJR 4 Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.