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Legislation authored by Allen Hightower

Includes legislation with Allen Hightower as the primary author for the 68th through 75th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

75th Regular Session
HB 975 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to preventing and prosecuting the criminal offense of escape.
HB 1154 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the purchase by the Texas Water Development Board of certain bonds or other obligations issued by a political subdivision.
HB 1155 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Criminal Justice Policy Council.
HB 1185 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the fraudulent exercise of certain governmental functions and the fraudulent creation or use of certain pleadings, governmental documents, and records; providing penalties.
HB 1186 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas National Guard Armory Board.
HB 1187 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the adjutant general's department.
HB 1422 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for refusing to take a polygraph examination.
HB 1427 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the possession and use of tobacco products by employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 1683 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special license plates to county judges.
HB 2048 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain persons providing travel and transportation-related services; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2049 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to regulate certain fireworks during a drought.
HB 2073 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission.
HB 2074 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Youth Commission.
HB 2075 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Youth Commission to access criminal history record information relating to certain persons and business entities.
HB 2082 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Youth Commission to sell or license the right to use a treatment program developed by the commission.
HB 2294 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Tyler County Hospital District.
HB 2345 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the authority of a general-law municipality to annex additional areas.
HB 2448 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lake Livingston Special Utility District; granting the authority to issue bonds.
HB 2532 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards.
HB 2533 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of an owner of property on the shoreline of a lake for damages arising from a failure to construct or maintain adequate shoreline protection.
HB 3061 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of deer; providing penalties.
HB 3062 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to comprehensive revisions to Subchapter B, Chapter 56, Code of Criminal Procedure, the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
HB 3314 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the conversion of Polk County Fresh Water Supply District No. 2 into a municipal utility district and confirming the boundaries and directors of the district.
HB 3581 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the termination of certain receiverships.
HCR 85 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Dan Beto and Donna Beto permission to be buried in the Texas State Cemetery.
HCR 104 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. Eugene Morse Addison.
HCR 305 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2049.
HR 366 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 1997, as Corrections Day at the State Capitol.
HR 799 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roxie Anna Roy Douglas.
HR 979 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Texas Department of Criminal Justice personnel who assisted in the Fort Davis standoff.
74th Regular Session
HB 795 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reinstatement, purchase, and transfer of service credit between the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 949 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the ability of incarcerated individuals to access and use certain public records or personal information pertaining to certain other individuals; providing a penalty.
HB 1219 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the handling and quarantine of certain animals; providing a penalty.
HB 1343 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to inmate grievances and frivolous or malicious litigation filed by inmates.
HB 1369 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to dispute resolution procedures for claims against a state agency for breach of a building contract.
HB 1753 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment of the offense of assault committed against a public servant.
HB 1979 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the procedures for selling state property under the management and control of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 1980 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedures for investigating the death of a person confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing a penalty.
HB 2162 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the efficient administration of the criminal justice system.
HB 2278 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain facilities between state agencies.
HB 2455 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to application of the sales and use tax to firewood.
HB 2629 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a scheduled admissions policy for the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 2780 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities.
HB 2781 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for certain district courts.
HB 3023 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of the open market purchase procedure for certain state travel services.
HB 3235 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain judicial districts and to the offices of district attorneys of certain judicial districts.
HCR 231 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the house enrolling clerk to make technical corrections to H.B. 2162.
HR 209 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William J. "Bill" Clemons, Sr.
HR 459 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Charles G. Shandera on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 573 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Betty Tackett on the occasion of her retirement as Walker County district clerk.
HR 642 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Honorable M. B. Etheredge.
HR 845 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Claire Barker.
HR 1202 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3235.
73rd Regular Session
HB 420 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Commission on Children.
HB 989 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the notice provided by a county of the optional county motor vehicle registration fee.
HB 990 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the period when a marriage ceremony may be performed.
HB 1219 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain persons from eligibility for workers' compensation benefits as employees of this state or a political subdivision of this state.
HB 1220 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the management of certain funds of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 1234 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to punishment applicable to criminal offenses, the manner in which punishment is executed, the efficient operation of a system of community corrections, and the creation of the Texas Commission on Juvenile Issues; providing an appropriation.
HB 1380 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Polk County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 1430 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to driver's licenses and personal identification cards issued to certain persons.
HB 1635 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization for Parks and Wildlife to receive fines for failure to appear and to the donation of seized aquatic life and wildlife; providing penalties.
HB 1636 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of tags for certain finfish species and to the definition of fish dealers; providing penalties.
HB 1723 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the authority of the state to receive from other states for treatment, supervision, and rehabilitation defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses.
HB 1816 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and the Board of Pardons and Paroles with respect to limiting the number of prisoners that may be released on parole and mandatory supervision to a county.
HB 1945 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the definition and operation of personal watercraft.
HB 1946 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to hearings on inmate pro se cases.
HB 1947 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain small county hospitals to receive state reimbursement for providing indigent health care services.
HB 2009 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the Texas Animal Health Commission and to the control of animal diseases and pests; providing penalties.
HB 2206 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to public information under the open records law.
HB 2443 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to certain fishing apparatus anchored in the Trinity River near the Livingston Dam.
HB 2444 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the financing of correctional facilities.
HB 2445 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a cost on criminal convictions to fund operations of the George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center at Sam Houston State University.
HB 2473 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to certain agricultural commodities.
HB 2737 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the preparation of documents for the transferring of a defendant to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 2829 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Elkins Lake Municipal Utility District to transfer money from the district's municipal utility district operating fund to the district's road utility district operating fund.
HCR 51 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Granting the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe of Texas permission to sue the State of Texas.
HMM 37 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Officer Charles R. Billeck of the Corrigan Police Department.
HR 24 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending the constitutional order of business.
HR 204 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of James Browder.
HR 378 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ms. Diane Lowe on the occasion of her retirement.
HR 379 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of Charlene Alsbrooks Purvis.
HR 552 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Officer Charles R. Billeck of the Corrigan Police Department.
HR 651 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Edward Leo Peveto.
HR 801 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 532.
72nd Regular Session
HB 719 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Polk County.
HB 729 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain personnel records of employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 824 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of San Jacinto County.
HB 1062 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reflective devices on county bridges.
HB 1149 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of members of a board of fire commissioners in a rural fire prevention district.
HB 1231 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring county constables and deputy constables to attend civil process courses.
HB 1376 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exemptions from regular registration fees and from inspection for vehicles used to transport log loaders.
HB 1442 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of a county commissioner for the use of the commissioner's private property to store county equipment.
HB 1518 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting certain law enforcement officials who hold an elective office from the requirement that they be licensed by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
HB 1519 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a commission to coordinate the celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of Sam Houston.
HB 1579 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the nepotism laws for persons appointed or employed by hospitals in certain counties.
HB 1673 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to limiting the authority of a court that sentences a defendant to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to exercise jurisdiction over the department or its officers or employees.
HB 1674 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to order a convicted felon to participate in an alternative incarceration program operated by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the manner in which the division operates that program.
HB 1675 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of certain facilities of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the imposition of sanctions on probationers.
HB 1676 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the urban prerelease program at the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the Role of the Family in Reducing Recidivism Advisory Committee to the institutional division.
HB 1677 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disciplinary procedures for certain employees of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 1741 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to residency requirements for certain licenses issued by the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 1742 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect Endangered Species of the State.
HB 1743 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department to administer oaths.
HB 1802 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain small county hospitals to receive state reimbursement for providing indigent health care services.
HB 1803 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to requiring county constables and deputy constables to attend civil process courses.
HB 1818 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to county regulation of subdivisions and to certain requirements before utilities may be connected.
HB 1999 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the proper assignment of duties and powers among the divisions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the manner in which those divisions carry out the functions of the department.
HB 2002 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the manner in which maximum capacity is established or modified for units in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or in correctional facilities operated for the division by private vendors, and to the housing and provision of necessary services to institutional division inmates.
HB 2291 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 2421 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to exempting certain persons from the requirements of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
HB 2422 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to classification as a capital offense the murder of an individual with intent to participate in a criminal combination or the profits of a criminal combination.
HB 2564 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to public facility corporations and the sponsors thereof.
HB 2565 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the re-creation of a joint powers agency by public entities for the purpose of generating, transmitting or distributing electric energy.
HB 2865 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, the employment of parole commissioners to make certain parole decisions, and to the manner in which decisions regarding population management are made in emergency overcrowding situations in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 2882 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to manage inmate population at the institutional division during emergency overcrowding situations.
HCR 54 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Granting the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe permission to sue the State of Texas.
HCR 110 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Dr. George J. Beto by designating him as "Member Emeritus" of the Texas Youth Commission.
HCR 233 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the week of July 21-28, 1991, as Southern States Corrections Week in Texas.
HR 208 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Judge Wayne Baker on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 239 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of Dallas Michelle Johnston Pedigo.
HR 341 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Texas tree farmers and their sponsor, the Texas Forestry Association, on the celebration of their 50th anniversary.
HR 536 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Chief Warrant Officer Patrick Donaldson.
HR 666 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the participants in the annual conference of the Southern States Correctional Association.
HR 673 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Louie C. Powledge.
HR 813 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Polk County's "Salute to the Troops".
HR 814 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Livingston High School Royal Brigade Band on being rated a Sweepstakes Band.
72nd 1st Called Session
HR 294 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Resolving to suspend House Rule 14, Section 9(a), to enable the conference committee appointed to resolve the differences on Senate Joint Resolution No. 4.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HB 93 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the efficient operation of the state criminal justice and judicial system, including the punishment of offenses, probation and parole, criminal justice services, and the issuance of general obligation bonds for criminal justice facilities; making appropriations.
HR 60 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Sam Russell on the occasion of his birthday.
71st Regular Session
HB 554 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to corrections institutions.
HB 568 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a judgment in a felony case contain information necessary to ensure the payment of restitution to a victim of the offense.
HB 569 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to information considered by the Board of Pardons and Paroles in making a parole decision.
HB 887 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain officers and employees of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
HB 993 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of state-owned real property in Walker County; making an appropriation.
HB 1090 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem tax rate in a county or municipality that adopts a local sales and use tax to reduce ad valorem taxes.
HB 1331 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the probation of a term of suspension of a driver's license, permit, or privilege or a term of denial of the issuance of a license or permit following a person's refusal to....
HB 1474 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/90
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of San Jacinto County and the abolition of the office of county attorney in that county.
HB 1477 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to corrections institutions and Texas Youth Commission facilities and to emergency appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections for....
HB 1540 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to fees for driver's education in public schools.
HB 1541 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the tuition rate applicable to nonresident students holding athletic scholarships at institutions of higher education.
HB 1879 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the payment by the state of expenses involved in the prosecution of certain offenses committed in the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 1880 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of members of the Board of Tax Professional Examiners.
HB 2069 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of the laws relating to corrections, including criminal penalties and conforming amendments.
HB 2082 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the definition and operation of personal watercraft.
HB 2083 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the age at which a child committed to the Texas Youth Commission may take a high school equivalency examination.
HB 2084 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to credit in and benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain officers and employees of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HB 2333 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to issuance of a search warrant by certain judges.
HB 2334 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the administration of Project RIO by the Texas Employment Commission.
HB 2335 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to reform of the criminal justice system, including the administration of state and local correctional institutions and facilities; release on bond, probation, parole, and mandatory supervision;....
HB 2465 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain counties to impose a tax on occupancy in a hotel, motel, or similar facility.
HB 2500 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the experience and education requirements for appointment as an adult probation officer.
HB 2905 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to presentence investigations in criminal cases.
HB 3125 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to assumption of road utility district authority by the Elkins Lake Municipal Utility District.
HCR 82 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe permission to sue the state and the Texas Indian Commission.
HCR 86 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proclaiming February 14, 1989, as Corrections Day in Texas.
HJR 1 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds for acquiring, constructing, or equipping corrections institutions.
HJR 101 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to organize and combine various state agencies that perform criminal justice functions.
HR 160 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming February 14, 1989, as Corrections Day in Texas.
HR 252 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending William Darrell White, former sheriff of Walker County.
HR 281 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs.
HR 446 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Elliott T. Bowers, president of Sam Houston State University.
HR 447 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Judge Erwin Ernst.
HR 515 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Chief Kina, Robert Fulton Battise, of the Alabama- Coushatta Tribe.
HR 533 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Forestry Association.
HR 822 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Prison Museum in Huntsville.
HR 823 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Honorable Joe Kegans, district judge, for service on the Adult Probation Commission.
HR 824 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Monsignor Dermot N. Brosman for service on the Adult Probation Commission.
HR 825 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Honorable Sam Callan, district judge, for service on the Adult Probation Commission.
HR 826 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Honorable Rufus J. Adcock for service on the Adult Probation Commission.
HR 1116 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Resolution to suspend rules to allow conferees to go outside either house's version of SB 558 and to suspend printing and notice rules for CCR.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 85 Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an affirmative defense to prosecution of the offense of assault.
71st 2nd Called Session
HR 98 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Honoring Ruben M. Torres.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 129 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Polk County; making appropriations.
HB 130 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney of the 258th Judicial District; making an appropriation.
HCR 43 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Criminal Justice Center at Sam Houston State University.
HR 86 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Betty Tackett, Walker County District Clerk.
HR 128 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mickey Reily, mayor of Corrigan.
71st 4th Called Session
HB 126 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to a write-in candidacy for an office sought in a preceding primary election.
HB 139 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Polk County; making appropriations.
HB 140 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney of the 258th Judicial District; making an appropriation.
HR 15 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Judith Honor Gassiot.
HR 203 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fred Goeke.
71st 5th Called Session
HB 108 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the operations of the institutional division, pardons and paroles division, and community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the operations of the Texas Council....
HB 110 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to a write-in candidacy for an office sought in a preceding primary election.
71st 6th Called Session
HR 81 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Mike McKinney.
70th Regular Session
HB 279 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to granting limited law enforcement authority to special agents and law enforcement officers of the United States Forest Service.
HB 305 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for officers and employees of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
HB 391 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction and qualifications of campus peace officers at institutions of higher education and public technical institutes.
HB 412 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the offenses of possession of a deadly weapon in a penal institution and concealing a deadly weapon in a penal institution.
HB 611 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to inmate population in the Texas Department of Corrections and to sentencing provisions that affect that population.
HB 731 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to removal of the property of an evicted tenant.
HB 1130 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Polk County and to the abolition of the office of county attorney in that county.
HB 1273 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to claims brought under the Texas Tort Claims Act.
HB 1274 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to suspension of the running of a statute of limitations because of a person's imprisonment.
HB 1279 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Corrigan Hospital District.
HB 1280 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Livingston Hospital District.
HB 1330 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the release of turkeys; creating an offense.
HB 1331 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of unsworn declarations made under penalty of perjury by inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections and county jails.
HB 1526 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the rate of the state sales and use tax and to the use of sales and use tax revenue for corrections.
HB 1795 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the condemnation of a private lake by a county.
HB 2158 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to granting limited law enforcement authority to certain employees of the Texas Department of Corrections.
HCR 135 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing April 1, 1987 as George Jones Day.
HCR 171 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring April 29, 1987, as Corrections Day in Texas.
HCR 193 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting David Ferry permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
HR 15 Author: Hightower, Allen
Caption: In memory of Texas Ranger Captain Alfred Y. Allee.
HR 111 Author: Hightower, Allen
Caption: Honoring Sally Kessler Dawson.
HR 112 Author: Hightower, Allen
Caption: Honoring Grace Bostick.
HR 113 Author: Hightower, Allen
Caption: Honoring Aline Stephenson.
HR 114 Author: Hightower, Allen
Caption: Honoring Mr. Iverson G. Evans.
HR 123 Author: Hightower, Allen
Caption: Commending the Honorable Ralph Davis, Jr., former Walker County judge.
70th 2nd Called Session
HCR 16 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Granting David Ferry permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department.
69th Regular Session
HB 229 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the testimony in certain cases of a child who is the alleged victim of an offense.
HB 393 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the investigation and prosecution of an inmate of the Department of Corrections for certain felonies.
HB 667 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the place at which an execution may take place.
HB 1066 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the application of gross weight limits on certain public highways for a vehicle transporting timber products in their natural state.
HB 1067 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the weight limits to vehicles transporting, on public roads, timber products in their natural state.
HB 1073 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the use of funds appropriated to the Texas Department of Corrections for the construction and completion of certain building projects.
HB 1345 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to creation of the County Court at Law of Polk County.
HB 1559 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority to charge fees for driver education courses in the public schools.
HB 1592 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to licensing and certification requirements for and certain records concerning peace officers and to park ranger departments in certain counties.
HB 1678 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Returned from Senate as amended
Caption: Relating to the participation of physicians in executions of convicts by the Texas Department of Corrections by means of lethal injection.
HB 1679 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain land in Tyler County under the control of the General Land Office in exchange for certain land in Cherokee County under the control of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System.
HB 1680 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to measures designed to reduce the prison population during periods of emergency overcrowding; by amending Article 6184o, (Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) Title 108, Acts 1983, 68th Legislature, page 979, Chapter 233, as amended.
HB 2405 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the board of managers of the Livingston Hospital District of Polk County, Texas, concerning hospital system facilities, property, and equipment and concerning a nonbinding referendum on the sale of or the issuance of bonds to support the district's hospital.
HR 204 Author: Hightower, Allen
Caption: Honoring Dr. George Killinger on service as member of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HR 251 Author: Hightower, Allen
Caption: Welcoming Lukas Haas of the movie "Witness."
HR 475 Author: Hightower, Allen
Caption: Endorsing efforts of U.S. Forest Service to control the southern pine beetle.
68th Regular Session
HB 382 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to payment by the state to Walker County for certain expenses arising from the prosecution of an inmate of the department of corrections.
HB 552 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the appointment, powers, and duties of law enforcement officers commissioned by the director of the Parks and Wildlife Department, and to rewards made from the operation game thief fund.
HB 1263 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the powers and status of the Tribal Councils and tribal businesses of the Alabama-Coushatta and the Tigua Indian Tribes.
HB 1669 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the 9th, the Second 9th, and the 258th District Courts in Polk County and to the compensation of the judges of those courts.
HB 2011 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney in Polk County.
HB 2012 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the importation and transportation of redfish and speckled sea trout; providing penalties.
HB 2013 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of the criminal district attorney of Tyler County, the application of the Professional Prosecutors Act to that criminal district attorney, and the powers, duties and supplemental compensation of the district attorney of the 88th Judicial District.
HB 2119 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the marking of roads that follow historical routes.
HB 2412 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the juvenile boards in the 12th Judicial District.
HB 2431 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the Livingston Hospital District of Polk County, Texas, and validating the district and certain actions, proceedings, and elections of that district.
HCR 185 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Granting John W. Haney permission to sue the city of College Station.
HCR 222 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Granting Howard Daniels, Jr, permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department.
68th 1st Called Session
HB 28 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the prosecution of an inmate of the Texas Department of Corrections.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 93 Author: Hightower, Allen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections for operation of the department and authorizing transfers of amounts previously appropriated to the department.