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Legislation authored by Ruben Hope, Jr.

Includes legislation with Ruben Hope, Jr. as the primary author for the 76th through 79th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

79th Regular Session
HB 75 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the selection of a jury in criminal and civil cases.
HB 76 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the operation of a watercraft while intoxicated.
HB 280 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the impoundment of motor vehicle license plates and the suspension of the vehicle registration for failure to maintain financial responsibility.
HB 281 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to apply a county fire code to certain buildings.
HB 282 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the funding of alternative dispute resolution systems.
HB 283 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to admission, assignment, and conduct of certain public school students.
HB 308 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to discipline in public schools and the assignment of certain public school students involved in a sexual assault.
HB 786 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the authority of county governments to prohibit solid waste disposal.
HB 787 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties of the county attorney in Montgomery County.
HB 1053 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the location of certain municipal solid waste landfills.
HB 1054 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 100; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 1055 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 101; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 1278 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to academic advisors at public institutions of higher education.
HB 1279 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of official court reporters for statutory county courts in Montgomery County.
HB 1280 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to driving on a roadway laned for traffic.
HB 1326 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and to the immunity of certain judges for administrative acts in connection with those departments.
HB 1632 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the powers of a property owners' association relating to restrictive covenants in certain subdivisions.
HB 1657 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration by the Texas Water Development Board of certain water-related programs financed by federal funds.
HB 3197 Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Caption: Relating to boating safety.
HB 3198 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a revision of the procedures for municipal annexation in certain municipalities.
HB 3199 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 410th District Court.
HB 3481 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the appointment of magistrates in the district courts and statutory county courts in Montgomery County.
HR 900 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2005, as Montgomery County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 996 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 18, 2005, as Conroe Day at the State Capitol.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 72 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to providing a six percent limit on real property appraisal increases for ad valorem tax purposes.
HJR 21 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to six percent or more.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 28 Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Relating to providing a five percent limit on real property appraisal increases for ad valorem tax purposes.
HJR 19 Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more.
HR 51 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Dempsey Carter family of Montgomery County for their successes in livestock shows and their contributions to the community.
HR 209 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Judi Foster of Conroe for her Texas Lonestar Achievement Award nomination.
78th Regular Session
HB 141 Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers to carry certain weapons.
HB 219 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the display of the United States national motto in public elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education.
HB 457 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the operation of a watercraft while intoxicated.
HB 538 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the funding of alternative dispute resolution systems.
HB 1250 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to transacting business by the Ninth Court of Appeals.
HB 1251 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to calling an election to dissolve the Montgomery County Hospital District.
HB 1252 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the selection of a jury in criminal and civil cases.
HB 1894 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to driving on a roadway laned for traffic.
HB 1895 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the compensation provided to an immediate family member or a household member of a deceased victim for funeral attendance and bereavement leave or certain other crime victims' services.
HB 2107 Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to special license plates supporting scholarships for surviving spouses and children of homicide victims.
HB 2173 Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to the liability of school employees.
HB 2461 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to local option elections relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages.
HB 2462 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the unlawful possession of a firearm by certain convicted felons; providing criminal penalties.
HB 2948 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to a timeshare developer's ability to complete certain documents.
HB 2949 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to agreements that waive the right to demand a jury trial.
HB 2950 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers of a groundwater conservation district protecting the historic use of groundwater.
HB 2951 Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to regulation of spacing of wells and production of groundwater from aquifers by a groundwater conservation district.
HB 3378 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to granting statutory authority to certain governmental entities to reduce certain expenditures and to the operation of certain funds.
HB 3570 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 4.
HR 585 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the sesquicentennial celebration of the San Jacinto Lodge.
HR 606 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Raleigh and Jackie Barker of April Sound on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 650 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Montgomery County Soil and Water Conservation District on being named the state's Outstanding Conservation District for 2002.
HR 991 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bill Gaines of Montgomery on his retirement from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HR 992 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Montgomery County Performing Arts Society on its 25th anniversary.
HR 1738 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1639.
77th Regular Session
HB 250 Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 4 of Montgomery County and to the jurisdiction, operation, and administration of the county courts at law in Montgomery County.
HB 487 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the civil consequences of operating a watercraft or a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
HB 802 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to incentives for the sale, purchase, or use of certain vehicles.
HB 1824 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 4 of Montgomery County and to the jurisdiction, operation, and administration of the county courts at law in Montgomery County.
HB 2129 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to remedies available for residential construction defects.
HB 2362 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 2524 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a transcript of a plea or waiver by broadcast by closed circuit video teleconferencing.
HB 2958 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to filing a petition for a local option election for the sale of mixed beverages by a food and beverage certificate holder.
HB 3284 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to emissions requirements for certain motor vehicles in a fleet.
HB 3627 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 4 of Montgomery County and to the jurisdiction, operation, and administration of the county courts at law in Montgomery County.
HB 3633 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the operation of the East Montgomery County Improvement District.
HB 3648 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 3.
HB 3672 Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to calling an election for qualified voters to approve any annexation by a municipality of any portion of Chateau Woods Municipal Utility District, Montgomery County, Texas.
HR 394 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Bob Smith, superintendent of the Montgomery Independent School District, for his exemplary community service.
HR 395 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr.David L. Lusk, superintendent of the Conroe Independent School District, for his exemplary community leadership.
HR 396 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Isidor Ybarra, Jr., of Porter for his outstanding community leadership.
HR 397 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Leon William Cubillas, superintendent of Splendora ISD, for his outstanding community leadership.
HR 650 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Wiesner of Conroe for his outstanding achievements in the community.
HR 651 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the First Baptist Church of Montgomery on its 150th anniversary.
HR 652 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Froncell Reece of Conroe for his lifetime of contributions to the state.
HR 653 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Don A. Buckalew of Conroe for his outstanding service to his community.
HR 654 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Cut-N-Shoot Harley Owner's Group for their many civic contributions.
76th Regular Session
HB 628 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of failing to stop or report the aggravated sexual assault of a child.
HB 958 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as timberland changes.
HB 1588 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to providing notification of utility service connections to appraisal and emergency communication districts.
HB 1753 Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to benefit certain nonprofit organizations providing victim-related services or assistance.
HB 1877 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Montgomery County Juvenile Board.
HB 2196 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the duties of the district attorney for the 9th Judicial District.
HB 2303 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the penalty for possession of a live game animal.
HB 2693 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the operation of the East Montgomery County Improvement District.
HR 287 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Donna McVeigh.
HR 615 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the New Caney High School Academic Decathlon team.
HR 706 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the first graduating class of Caney Creek High School in Conroe.
HR 737 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the establishment of Carl Barton, Jr., Park.
HR 738 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Conroe Noon Lions Club for their contributions to the city of Conroe.
HR 803 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Don Granger for his accomplishments as a teacher and coach.
HR 939 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Reverend John Pierce Daviss.
HR 1010 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of the first graduating class of the new Montgomery High School.
HR 1016 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Patrick Brown for his myriad accomplishments.