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Legislation authored by Charlie Geren

Includes legislation with Charlie Geren as the primary author for the 77th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
HB 360 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to leave policy and procedures for state employees.
HB 500 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers.
HB 502 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists.
HB 504 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of nonpublic information by former members of the legislature; creating an offense.
HB 505 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to restrictions on lobbyist expenditures from certain political contributions.
HB 889 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons.
HB 890 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations.
HB 1244 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to registration or transfer of title of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.
HB 1266 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice for hearings and trial settings in criminal cases.
HB 1273 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers.
HB 1283 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses.
HB 1291 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials and the inclusion of American principles in those materials and the public school curriculum.
HB 1552 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to job order contracting for an airport, air navigation facility, airport hazard area, or roadway controlled and operated by a joint airport board.
HB 1699 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the participation by qualified persons in the Department of Public Safety's driver record monitoring pilot program.
HB 1829 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the preservation, maintenance, and improvement of the Capitol and the Capitol grounds.
HB 1866 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to compensation and restitution to crime victims and the disposition of unclaimed restitution payments; providing for an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee.
HB 1913 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the required qualifications for serving as president of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and to the prohibition against the award of certain degrees by the center's governing board.
HB 2097 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the sale of malt liquor, ale, and beer by the holder of a brewpub license.
HB 2098 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to allowing certain wholesalers and distributors to purchase beer, ale, and malt liquor from the holder of a brewpub license.
HB 2440 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft.
HB 2495 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas State Music Museum and Texas Music Foundation; authorizing fees.
HB 2533 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to civil suits brought by local governments or certain other persons for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2653 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a district court to hear and determine certain ad valorem tax appeals.
HB 2659 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of universal service funds to certain small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.
HB 2754 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the primary source of supply for alcoholic beverages.
HB 2758 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision.
HB 2838 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deployment of network nodes in public rights-of-way; authorizing fees.
HB 2953 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of a public entertainment facility and the promotion, sponsorship, or advertising of an entertainment event or venue or alcoholic beverage at certain governmentally owned public entertainment facilities.
HB 3168 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.
HB 3261 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; authorizing fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational registration.
HB 3391 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense; imposing fees for participation and testing, counseling, and treatment.
HB 3475 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of automated motor vehicles on highways in this state.
HB 3537 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of money subject to restrictions under federal law that is credited to the deferred maintenance fund account.
HB 3659 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state agency contracting.
HB 3948 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
HB 3956 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.
HB 4330 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Tarrant County Hospital District.
HCR 46 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on January 31, 2017.
HCR 47 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, and ending on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
HR 1 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting privileges of the floor for the house.
HR 3 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting the Housekeeping Resolution for the House of Representatives of the 85th Legislature.
HR 227 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cross Timbers Elementary School in Azle on its selection as a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.
HR 548 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dee J. Kelly of Fort Worth.
HR 675 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1-2, 2017, as Tarrant County Days at the State Capitol.
HR 1344 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joshua Jolly Harbuck of Aledo.
HR 1620 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Electing the children of house members to the office of mascot.
HR 1621 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Designating the grandchildren of house members as honorary mascots.
HR 1683 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating the grandchildren of house members as honorary mascots.
HR 1926 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lee F. Jackson on his retirement as chancellor of the University of North Texas System.
HR 2573 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 533.
HR 2626 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Rachel Dunnam for her service as director of environmental affairs in the office of State Representative Charlie Geren and as assistant clerk for the House Administration Committee.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 49 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the authority of a district court to hear and determine certain ad valorem tax appeals.
HB 165 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the authority of a district court to hear and determine certain ad valorem tax appeals.
HR 121 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Anne Cozart on her retirement as district director for State Representative Charlie Geren.
84th Regular Session
HB 482 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to allowing the holder of a brewpub license to sell beer, ale, and malt liquor to certain wholesalers, distributors, and qualified persons outside the state.
HB 796 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the Texas State University System and the component institutions of that system.
HB 804 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the forms of payment that the operator of a vehicle storage facility must accept.
HB 972 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as lobbyists.
HB 975 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations; creating a criminal offense.
HB 1018 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain alcoholic beverages; creating an offense.
HB 1034 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.
HB 1039 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale by package stores of containers of liquor with a capacity of less than six fluid ounces.
HB 1094 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.
HB 1179 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duties of certain law enforcement officials under procedures regulating the making or transfer of firearms.
HB 1310 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers.
HB 1348 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain alcoholic beverages by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
HB 1353 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.
HB 1401 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred directly to s/c on Bond Indebtedness by chair
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds by certain municipalities jointly operating an airport to fund a public pension fund.
HB 1443 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Identification Number system.
HB 1531 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the making and receiving of referrals for legal services by certain legislators and executive officers; creating a criminal offense.
HB 1532 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 1533 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a restriction on the use of certain political contributions from a single source in the month before an election.
HB 1760 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to maximum penalties for certain environmental violations.
HB 1794 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; affecting civil penalties.
HB 1925 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 2037 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers.
HB 2038 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to legal representation for certain emergency services districts.
HB 2475 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the center for alternative finance and procurement within the Texas Facilities Commission and to public and private partnerships; authorizing a fee.
HB 2709 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of property used for a large data center project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 2712 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to large data center projects from the sales and use tax.
HB 3015 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to production requirements for holders of winery permits; establishing minimum annual production requirements for permit holders.
HB 3253 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the University of North Texas System and the component institutions of that system.
HB 3312 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the taking of an additional specimen of a person's blood on arrest for certain intoxication offenses.
HB 3386 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to bailiffs in the county courts at law of Tarrant County.
HB 3628 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the adoption by the Department of Public Safety of rules governing the use of unmanned aircraft in the Capitol Complex; creating a criminal offense.
HB 3680 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information stored as part of the preparation of reports and personal financial statements required to be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
HB 3681 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the categorization of violations by the Texas Ethics Commission.
HB 3682 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the categorization and resolution of violations of laws enforced by the Texas Ethics Commission.
HB 3683 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the electronic filing of personal financial statements with the Texas Ethics Commission.
HB 3684 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to political advertising.
HB 3789 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts and paid relationships with governmental entities; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 3791 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision of recordings of certain interactions with a peace officer relating to intoxication offenses.
HB 3945 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on introducing, sponsoring, or voting on measures or bills in which a member of the legislature has certain interests; creating a criminal offense.
HB 3953 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to the economic regulation of water and sewer service.
HB 3988 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transparency in the reporting of eminent domain authority and the creation of an eminent domain database.
HCR 45 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Thursday, January 22, 2015, and ending on Monday, January 26, 2015.
HCR 56 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint interim joint committees.
HCR 95 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Roy Houston Moore of Austin.
HJR 73 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles.
HR 3 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting the Housekeeping Resolution for the House of Representatives of the 84th Legislature.
HR 562 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25 and 26, 2015, as Tarrant County Days at the State Capitol.
HR 854 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leonard Arthur Jones Jr. of Fort Worth.
HR 1852 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the professionals serving pediatric oncology patients at Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin.
HR 2192 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Willie Mae Froebel Stark of Fort Worth.
HR 2775 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Electing the children of house members to the office of mascot.
HR 2776 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Naming the grandchildren of house members honorary mascots.
HR 3407 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the house sergeant-at-arms and his staff.
HR 3408 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the House Business Office.
83rd Regular Session
HB 677 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation and enforcement of dam safety by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 893 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain public entertainment facilities.
HB 1160 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a certificate of convenience and necessity in certain municipalities.
HB 1242 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a judge to impose a period of confinement in a county jail for a violation of a condition of community supervision.
HB 1307 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service.
HB 1422 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the reporting in a lobbyist registration of certain persons from whom compensation or reimbursement is received.
HB 1538 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcoholic beverages.
HB 1603 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain tax revenue to enhance and upgrade convention center facilities, multipurpose arenas, multiuse facilities, and related infrastructure in certain municipalities.
HB 1769 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2251 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion by taxable entities and combined groups that conduct certain oil and gas activities of certain costs in the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax.
HB 2253 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to compensation for commissioned peace officers employed by the attorney general.
HB 2254 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to apprenticeship requirements for occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience.
HB 2255 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the recovery of certain payments by motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors from motor vehicle dealers.
HB 2377 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials; providing penalties.
HB 2378 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to applications for certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses.
HB 2536 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of certain regional transportation authority subregional boards.
HB 2537 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to production requirements for holders of winery permits.
HB 2805 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of the universal service fund.
HB 2806 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to delinquent payment of an alcoholic beverage retailer's account for liquor.
HB 2807 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the purchase of alcoholic beverages by mixed beverage and private club permittees from local distributors.
HB 3304 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.
HB 3305 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the inclusion by taxable entities and combined groups that conduct certain oil and gas activities of certain costs in the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax.
HB 3306 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the delivery of alcoholic beverage seller training programs.
HB 3307 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the manufacture of malt beverages, including under alternating brewery proprietorship and contract brewing arrangements.
HB 3344 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to importation of liquor by local distributors.
HB 3345 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to prohibited discrimination in the sale of distilled spirits to holders of wholesaler's permits.
HB 3900 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Tarrant Regional Water District.
HCR 27 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, and ending on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
HCR 43 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint interim joint committees.
HCR 209 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Convening a joint memorial session to honor Texans killed while serving in the Global War on Terrorism, commemorating Memorial Day 2013, and paying tribute to all those who have died in the service of the United States.
HR 1 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting privileges of the floor for the house.
HR 3 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting the Housekeeping Resolution for the House of Representatives of the 83rd Legislature.
HR 70 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael W. McKinney of Austin.
HR 271 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2013, as Association of Texas Professional Educators Day at the State Capitol.
HR 407 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ruth Carter Stevenson of Fort Worth.
HR 883 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Elijah Matthew Anderson of Fort Worth.
HR 1126 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Van Cliburn of Fort Worth.
HR 1127 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nancy Lee Muse Bass of Fort Worth.
HR 1154 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ruth Walker Polan of Nixon.
HR 1800 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Department of Public Safety on its commitment to protecting and serving the citizens of Texas.
HR 1812 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Electing the children of house members to the office of mascot.
HR 1813 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Electing the children of house members to the office of mascot.
HR 2006 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating the grandchildren of house members as honorary mascots.
HR 2436 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring house parliamentarian and special counsel Chris Griesel and the staff of the house parliamentarian's office for their significant contributions to the 83rd Regular Session.
HR 2560 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1160.
83rd 3rd Called Session
HB 2 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Transportation for constructing, maintaining, and acquiring rights of way for public roadways other than toll roads.
82nd Regular Session
HB 279 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the use of eminent domain authority.
HB 311 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of persons arrested on other grounds.
HB 843 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/12
Caption: Relating to the use of electronic means for the delivery of ad valorem tax bills to certain property owners and agents.
HB 844 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale or lease of property by certain municipalities owning land near the shoreline of certain lakes.
HB 887 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.
HB 1145 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to projects funded through the Texas emissions reduction plan.
HB 1242 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain metal dealers; providing criminal penalties.
HB 1616 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the reporting of political contributions, political expenditures, and personal financial information, and to complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
HB 1680 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas Real Estate Commission; making an appropriation.
HB 1941 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 2127 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons in certain counties.
HB 2128 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to single certification in incorporated or annexed areas served by water or sewer utilities.
HB 2131 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a pass for expedited access to the State Capitol.
HB 2383 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the reenactment of the franchise tax credit or providing other incentives for certain research and development activities.
HB 2384 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to hotel occupancy taxes and livestock facility use taxes for certain venue projects.
HB 2385 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
HB 2480 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of geoscientists by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, the regulation and licensing of land surveyors by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, and the abolition of the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists and the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying.
HB 2874 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of Voice over Internet Protocol service.
HB 3130 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration of a referee of certain extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by certain public or private schools; providing penalties.
HB 3131 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to providing that certain travel vouchers submitted by peace officers assigned to a protective detail are confidential.
HB 3132 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board.
HB 3818 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a limitation on production fees on groundwater withdrawals assessed by the Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 3853 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a gas or electric corporation to use certain land to construct or operate a transmission line.
HCR 43 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Inviting the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas to address a joint session of the legislature on February 23, 2011.
HCR 44 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on February 8, 2011.
HCR 63 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint interim joint committees.
HR 1 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting privileges of the floor for the house.
HR 3 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting the Housekeeping Resolution for the House of Representatives of the 82nd Legislature.
HR 670 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Christian University baseball team on its outstanding 2010 season.
HR 671 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Christian University rifle team on winning the 2010 NCAA national championship.
HR 1022 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former Texas state senator Don Kennard.
HR 1760 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Electing the children of house members to the office of mascot.
HR 1761 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating the grandchildren of house members as honorary mascots.
HR 2119 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Colonel Philip J. Kuhl.
HR 2746 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Reed "Punkin" Dunaway of Fort Worth.
HR 2808 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the Chief Clerk's Office of the House of Representatives of the 82nd Texas Legislature.
HR 2809 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the staff of the office of the House Journal Clerk.
HR 2810 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the staff of the House Committee Coordinator's Office.
HR 2811 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the staff of the house sergeant-at-arms office.
HR 2812 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring house parliamentarian and special counsel Chris Griesel and his staff for their exemplary service during the 82nd Legislative Session.
HR 2813 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Capitol nurse practitioner Tim Flynn for his service during the 82nd Texas Legislature.
HR 2814 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the employees of the House Business Office for their service during the 82nd Texas Legislature.
HR 2818 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the staff of the Texas Legislative Council.
81st Regular Session
HB 477 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of political contributions to pay a civil penalty imposed by the Texas Ethics Commission.
HB 503 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to adoption of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
HB 1160 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to notice of contract expiration in retail electric service contracts.
HB 1161 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to local regulation of distance requirements for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages near certain establishments.
HB 1405 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of landmen by the Texas Real Estate Commission.
HB 1406 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to practices and professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission.
HB 1407 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the redemption of real property sold at an ad valorem tax sale.
HB 1473 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the application of certain requirements affecting certain subdivision golf courses.
HB 1474 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo and the use of bingo proceeds.
HB 1705 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the Department of Information Resources, including the abolition of the telecommunications planning and oversight council, the electronic commerce network, and the electronic procurement marketplace and standards for certain school district software.
HB 1706 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of identity recovery service contract providers and the inclusion of identity recovery service agreements in certain service contracts and vehicle protection products; providing penalties.
HB 1707 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the required disclosure under the public information law of information pertaining to an employee or trustee of a public employee pension system.
HB 2103 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities.
HB 2104 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Motion to concur in Senate amdmts. withdrawn
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for an action under the Beer Industry Fair Dealing Law.
HB 2105 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain licensing agents; providing a penalty.
HB 2106 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds.
HB 2109 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain applicants for a vehicle dealer general distinguishing number complete a dealer education course.
HB 2333 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the lease of certain oil, gas, or mineral land by a municipality.
HB 2334 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a regional tollway authority, including the establishment of an administrative adjudication hearing procedure; creating an offense.
HB 2509 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the payment of a lottery prize awarded to a minor.
HB 3071 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits for members and veterans of the United States armed forces and the state military forces.
HB 3072 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of municipal property to economic development corporations by certain municipalities.
HB 3073 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to charges at closing of certain real property transactions.
HB 3632 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the state to acquire, sell, or exchange certain land.
HB 3633 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the purchase by state agencies of certain lamps.
HB 3634 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to creditable service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the transfer of that credit between classes of membership for certain state employees.
HB 3635 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to administration of a trust with cotrustees.
HB 3664 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement of a permit or permit amendment from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the construction or modification of an electric generating facility in the coastal zone of this state that uses wind power.
HB 3797 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to suspending the goal for renewable energy.
HB 3798 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the total cost of transmission to competitive renewable energy zones.
HB 3799 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Governor's Mansion.
HB 4360 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to revenue sources for certain venue projects.
HB 4361 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of retail installment contracts for commercial vehicles.
HB 4452 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to amendments to the Texas Timeshare Act.
HB 4750 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of magistrates in the White Settlement municipal courts.
HCR 16 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Paluxysaurus jonesi as the official Lone Star State Dinosaur, replacing Brachiosaur Sauropod, Pleurocoelus.
HCR 57 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint interim joint committees.
HR 3 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting the Housekeeping Resolution for the House of Representatives of the 81st Legislature.
HR 70 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Providing for the receipt of nominations to elect the speaker of the house of representatives.
HR 339 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas and welcoming its members who are visiting the State Capitol on February 10, 2009.
HR 634 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2009, as Osteopathic Medicine Day at the State Capitol.
HR 998 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billy Eugene "Sarge" Cook of Dallas.
HR 1533 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 23, 2009, as Technosaurus Day and commending Shashwath Murthy of Irving for his research on the species.
HR 1613 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ronald Ray Hughes of Austin on the occasion of his retirement from the Purchasing and Supply Department of House Business Operations.
HR 2070 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Kelly Young of Fort Worth.
HR 2286 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Janice Vastine of Austin on her retirement from the Texas House of Representatives.
HR 2385 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating the grandchildren of house members as honorary mascots.
HR 2386 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Electing the children of house members to the office of mascot.
HR 2768 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the heroism of all those involved in saving the life of State Representative Edmund Kuempel.
HR 2898 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: 3 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1161.
HR 2943 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the staff of the house sergeant-at-arms office.
HR 2944 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the staff of the House Research Organization.
HR 2945 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the staff of the House Committee Coordinator's Office.
HR 2946 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the staff of the Texas Legislative Council.
HR 2962 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring House Parliamentarian Denise Davis and her staff for their exemplary service during the 81st legislative session.
HR 3052 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Capitol nurse practitioner Tim Flynn for his service to the legislative community during the Regular Session of the 81st Texas Legislature.
HR 3053 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the staff of the office of the House Journal Clerk.
HR 3072 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the employees of the House Business Office for their service during the 81st Texas Legislature.
HR 3073 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the Chief Clerk's Office of the House of Representatives of the 81st Texas Legislature.
80th Regular Session
HB 349 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to political consultants who are, or who are associated with, registered lobbyists; providing a penalty.
HB 1093 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the offense of funeral service disruption.
HB 1336 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government.
HB 1424 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Public Safety for the purpose of administering and supporting certain databases and clearinghouses related to missing persons and children.
HB 1469 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to local regulation of distance requirements for businesses selling alcoholic beverages near a public school.
HB 1633 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the determination of eligibility for Medicaid for certain persons in the armed forces and their family members.
HB 1640 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.
HB 1667 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the amount of the fee for issuing certain alcoholic beverage permits.
HB 1670 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the payment of a lottery prize awarded to a minor.
HB 1681 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preservation for development of sites of unique value for regional water supply reservoirs and the preservation of river and stream segments of unique ecological value.
HB 1836 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the collection of a fee from a person who sells a product over the Internet in violation of certain offenses involving theft or fraud.
HB 2060 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; providing penalties.
HB 2065 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of residential property or personal automobile insurance.
HB 2183 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to public school safety and the safety plan of a campus.
HB 2466 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to promotional activities engaged in by a local distributor of alcoholic beverages.
HB 2774 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to areas of an airport where weapons are prohibited; providing a penalty.
HB 3350 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to payment of costs incurred in the operation and administration of the Texas Lottery Commission.
HB 3691 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the ethics of public servants.
HB 3948 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation administered by the comptroller; relying on self-reports; sales disclosure by taxpayers; and the abolition of central appraisal districts and all related functions; providing penalties.
HB 4028 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.
HJR 108 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing for ad valorem taxation administered by the comptroller; relying on self-reports; sales disclosure by taxpayers; abolition of central appraisal districts and all related functions; and requiring a statewide referendum before the legislature may impose a real estate transfer fee or tax.
HR 32 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Providing for the election of the speaker of the House of Representatives.
HR 33 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Relating to the nomination for the speaker of the House of Representatives.
HR 974 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 50th wedding anniversary of Robert Waymon Hall and Betty Hall of Granbury.
HR 2271 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Captain Blake Harrison Russell of Fort Worth.
HR 2572 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Patriot Guard Riders for their tributes to our nation's fallen military personnel and for their support of those individuals' families and communities.
HR 2628 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Rhonald E. Meeks of Weatherford.
HR 2677 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tom Dickerson for his service to the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association.
HR 2877 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Gladys Hayes Crates.
HR 2953 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dorman Wayne Tidwell of Fort Worth.
79th Regular Session
HB 116 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the farm and ranch lands conservation program.
HB 387 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality from amending, interpreting, impairing, or modifying certain written contracts for the wholesale provision of water.
HB 931 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Caption: Relating to stamps for migratory and upland game bird hunting.
HB 941 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the use of claims history for certain water damage.
HB 942 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the registration of antique boats with the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 943 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to evidence establishing ownership of a vessel for a certificate of title issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 944 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the license requirements of marine dealers, distributors, and manufacturers.
HB 996 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate the placement of water wells in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty.
HB 997 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to procedures for compensating owners of outdoor advertising that is subject to condemnation or obstruction by certain governmental entities or public utilities.
HB 1264 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the restriction on the amount of money in the water infrastructure fund that may be used for certain purposes in a fiscal year.
HB 1453 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to river authorities and certain other districts.
HB 1513 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to permit exemptions for certain users of state water.
HB 1568 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
Caption: Relating to the definition of an agricultural operation.
HB 1569 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
HB 1573 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the definition of the practice of architecture and to certificates of merit for design professionals.
HB 1796 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the regulation of consumer reporting agencies; providing penalties.
HB 1797 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth for campus expansion and construction of a public health education building.
HB 2310 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to services provided by manufacturers and distributors of beer to beer retailers.
HB 2483 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans.
HB 2639 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Tarrant Regional Water District and the abolition and distribution of the assets of the Lower Rio Grande Authority.
HB 2949 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue an emergency order authorizing certain action in the event of a catastrophe.
HB 2950 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the regulation of outdoor advertising and the establishment of a scenic byways program.
HB 2951 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to dessert wines.
HB 3170 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies.
HB 3171 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for collecting signatures on a petition filed in connection with a candidate's application for a place on the ballot.
HB 3172 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authorization and regulation of gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 3362 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to performance and efficiency reviews of certain governmental entities and programs.
HB 3425 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the use of certain exhibition vehicles.
HB 3530 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the City of Fort Worth Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Tarrant County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HCR 25 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Thursday, January 13, 2005, and ending on Monday, January 24, 2005.
HJR 72 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans from ad valorem taxation.
HJR 78 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state and authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands.
HR 223 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring A. Dwain Mayfield on the occasion of his retirement from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth.
HR 585 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the White Settlement Independent School District on the occasion of the ground breaking ceremony for the new Brewer High School campus.
HR 586 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas House staff team on its win in the 12th Capitol Cup football game.
HR 763 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dwaine A. Johnson of Fort Worth.
HR 1049 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the University of North Texas Health Science Center on the success of its doctor and master of public health programs and congratulating all those associated with these outstanding programs.
HR 1121 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2005, as Barnett Shale Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1221 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2005, as Barnett Shale Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1624 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Debora Jean Kennedy of Fort Worth.
79th 1st Called Session
HR 427 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dewitt Dodson Harris of Wills Point.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 67 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Tarrant Regional Water District to exercise the power of eminent domain.
79th 3rd Called Session
HR 524 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tom Jones, executive director of the Independent Electrical Contractors Fort Worth/Tarrant County Chapter, on his professional and civic contributions.
HR 728 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School in Fort Worth for being named one of the top 100 high schools by Newsweek magazine.
HR 795 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Honorable Carter Casteel for her many years of dedicated service to her constituents and to the citizens of Texas.
78th Regular Session
HB 504 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the private security law for certain nonprofit businesses or civic organizations.
HB 656 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to inspection, installation, repair, and maintenance of elevators, escalators, chairlifts, people movers, moving sidewalks, platform lifts, and related equipment; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 708 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
Caption: Relating to a wireless priority service program for mobile telecommunication services.
HB 802 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the number and location information requirements provided by business phones in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts.
HB 803 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the authority of political subdivisions to exercise the power of eminent domain to acquire rights to water and the assessment of damages in condemnation proceedings initiated for that purpose.
HB 804 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.
HB 895 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a program to provide grants to make voluntary purchases of development rights in real property.
HB 896 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the use of a sounding device by a locomotive engineer; providing a criminal penalty and increasing an existing penalty.
HB 1231 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to management of the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway.
HB 1232 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the expiration of alcoholic beverage permits and licenses.
HB 1273 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of prison articles and products.
HB 1274 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the procedure for collecting signatures on a petition filed in connection with a candidate's application for a place on the ballot.
HB 1301 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
Caption: Relating to the use of receipts from the sale of land by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 1302 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to deliberations and information regarding the safety, security or integrity of public water and sewer supplies and public water and sewer systems.
HB 1303 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
Caption: Relating to the sale of land by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 1304 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the receipts from the sale of land by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 1378 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain duties and information regarding water planning and development matters in the state.
HB 1526 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the registration requirements for certain retired architects.
HB 1604 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate the use, location, and occupancy of land and buildings for residential purposes; providing a penalty.
HB 1723 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the performance of asbestos surveys.
HB 2089 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to requiring the secretary of state to publicly post a list of candidate names on the Internet.
HB 2184 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality from amending, interpreting, impairing, or modifying a written contract for the wholesale provision of water.
HB 2185 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a certificate of death by catastrophe.
HB 2186 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the rendition of property for ad valorem tax purposes and to the consequences of a failure to render property.
HB 2567 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the disposal of brine from desalination operations.
HB 2687 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures for compensating owners of outdoor advertising that is subject to condemnation.
HB 2924 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the addition of territory to a public improvement district.
HB 2925 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain offenses eligible for civil commitment.
HB 2926 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the regulation of marine manufacturers, dealers, and distributors.
HB 3467 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to liability of sponsors of and participants in certain activities involving animals.
HB 3468 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the irrigation of agricultural land on prison property.
HCR 62 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Westside All-Stars of Fort Worth for being the 2002 Southwest Little League Champions and semifinalists in the 56th Annual Little League World Series.
HR 15 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 13-26, 2003, as the Centennial of Flight Celebration in the State of Texas.
HR 115 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Recognizing the senate football team for its poor performance in the 2003 House vs. Senate Football Game.
HR 313 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2003, as Tarrant County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 333 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Congratulating Charles Boyle Campbell, Jr., on his retirement from the Tarrant Regional Water District board of directors.
HR 544 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charles Boyle Campbell, Jr., on his retirement from the Tarrant Regional Water District board of directors.
HR 598 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jenkins and Virginia Garrett for winning the 2003 Award for Excellence in Preserving History from the Texas Historical Commission.
HR 645 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Chas Skelly of Azle High School on winning the 2003 UIL state wrestling championship in the 140-pound weight class.
HR 719 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring the Texas Chiropractic Association.
HR 720 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring the recipients of the Keeler Plaque from the Texas Chiropractic Association.
HR 804 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marine Corporal Jesus Martin "Marty" Antonio Medellin of Fort Worth.
HR 902 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Paul R. Ray, Sr., of Fort Worth on his 85th birthday.
HR 914 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring past recipients of the Texas Chiropractic Association's Keeler Plaque.
HR 915 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Chiropractic Association.
HR 940 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Russell Don Steagall and extending congratulations to him for his induction into the Hall of Great Westerners at the National Cowboy & Heritage Museum.
HR 1147 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Preston and Colleen Geren of Fort Worth on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 1161 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jenkins and Virginia Garrett for winning the 2003 Award for Excellence in Preserving History from the Texas Historical Commission.
HR 1520 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lucille Neal.
HR 1869 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Vance Godbey of Azle.
78th 1st Called Session
HCR 7 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting the legislature the permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Thursday, July 10, 2003, and ending on Tuesday, July 15, 2003.
77th Regular Session
HB 1396 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of an emergency communication district to provide emergency siren warning service.
HB 1490 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the right of certain lessees of land owned by a municipality to purchase the land.
HB 1807 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to discharging fines and costs in a criminal case by performing community service.
HB 1808 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Tarrant Regional Water District, A Water Control and Improvement District, to generate and purchase water power and electric energy and to acquire and dispose of facilities for those purposes.
HB 1927 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the installation of asbestos in public buildings; providing penalties.
HB 1928 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the period of deferral in deferred disposition procedures applicable to traffic offenses.
HB 2283 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to court fee on dismissal of a charge in connection with motor vehicle financial responsibility.
HB 2400 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to liability of sponsors of and participants in certain activities involving animals.
HB 2653 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the form and content of notices of matters under the jurisdiction of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
HB 2787 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to notifying students of institutions of higher education of emissions inspection requirements for certain vehicles and enforcement of vehicle inspection laws by those institutions.
HB 3040 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to air pollutant emissions permitting requirements for shipyard facilities.
HB 3041 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of a missing persons DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth; providing a penalty.
HB 3047 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to inspection of elevators, escalators, moving sidewalks, and related equipment; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3135 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the validation of certain actions and proceedings and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Tarrant Regional Water District, a Water Control and Improvement District; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
HB 3636 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the validation of certain actions and proceedings and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Tarrant Regional Water District, a Water Control and Improvement District; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
HCR 123 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring LaDainian Tomlinson on his receipt of the 2000 Doak Walker Award.
HCR 278 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Christian University Lady Frogs basketball team on winning their first Western Athletic Conference championship.
HR 208 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In honor of the achievements of Texas Christian University's LaDainian Tomlinson.
HR 430 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Independent Electrical Contractors of Texas to the State Capitol.
HR 452 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Sullivan Justin, Jr., of Fort Worth.
HR 461 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Castleberry High School Marching Band of River Oaks for its outstanding accomplishments.
HR 475 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Christian University Lady Frogs basketball team on winning their first Western Athletic Conference championship.
HR 518 Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas for its excellence in academics.
HR 624 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the River Oaks Lady Lions Club on its 40th anniversary.
HR 625 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of Bobby Eubanks of Fort Worth.
HR 626 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert "Bob" Machos, Sr., of Fort Worth for his outstanding service to his community.
HR 683 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 4, 2001, as River Oaks, Sansom Park, and Westworth Village Day at the State Capitol.
HR 799 Author: Geren, Charlie
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harold Richard "Rusty" Bost of Boyd.