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Legislation authored by Chuck Hopson

Includes legislation with Chuck Hopson as the primary author for the 77th through 82nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

82nd Regular Session
HB 612 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for failure of a trustee to pay the beneficiaries of the trust the purchase price for timber sold by the trustee.
HB 613 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the unauthorized harvesting of standing timber; providing for the imposition of a criminal penalty.
HB 614 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances.
HB 731 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to the state contribution to and certain annuities under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 732 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $30,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 1003 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to a deferred retirement option for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1004 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hotel occupancy tax rate in certain municipalities.
HB 1005 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1230 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reimbursement under the Medicaid vendor drug program for pharmacy care management services provided in connection with specialty pharmacy products.
HB 1231 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties.
HB 1388 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain regulations by a municipality in its extraterritorial jurisdiction involving trees and vegetation.
HB 1389 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalties for the owner of a dog that attacks another person.
HB 1650 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a preference in governmental purchasing for building materials offered by resident bidders.
HB 2359 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to direct campaign expenditures.
HB 2827 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain pharmaceutical services by a workers' compensation insurance carrier.
HCR 69 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the Department of State Health Services Laboratory Services Section building in Austin in honor of former state representative Dr. Bob Glaze.
HJR 68 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HR 110 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cecil Alvis Staples of Palestine.
HR 365 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 12, 2011, as Panola County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 563 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Carthage High School football team for winning its third consecutive UIL 3A Division 2 state championship.
HR 788 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Katelyn Standley of Jacksonville for making a verbal commitment to play softball for Stephen F. Austin State University.
HR 789 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Floyd W. Stiefer, former Jacksonville chief of police and city council member.
HR 1116 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Henderson High School Lions football team on winning the 2010 UIL 3A Division 1 state championship.
HR 1117 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Norma Dell Jones of Lovelady on her selection as Person of the Year for 2010 by Houston County Life magazine.
HR 1118 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Carol Vincent of Carthage on being named the 2011 Citizen of the Year by the Panola County Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1345 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 14, 2011, as Houston County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1657 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lafonda Ann Davis of Austin.
HR 1844 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cord Fletcher of Henderson High School on winning the UIL state wrestling championship in the 215-pound weight class.
HR 2115 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Edgar Brown of Jacksonville.
81st Regular Session
HB 427 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy.
HB 448 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to implement a provider choice system for certain vaccines.
HB 668 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $30,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 1260 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a registration program for persons who commit certain intoxication offenses; providing criminal penalties.
HB 1408 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to the state contribution to and certain annuities under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1409 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the minimum patient age for administration of an influenza vaccination by a pharmacist.
HB 1639 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain peace officers commissioned by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
HB 2108 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the deadlines for commencement and completion of the Lake Columbia reservoir project.
HB 2513 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2514 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating an offense for impersonating a United States citizen.
HB 2832 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to reimbursement under the Medicaid vendor drug program for pharmacy care management services provided in connection with specialty pharmacy products.
HB 3067 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of test results of samples of compounded products.
HB 3336 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the requirement that an orthotist or a prosthetist be licensed as a device manufacturer if fabricating or assembling without an order from certain health care professionals.
HB 3337 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a lobbyist registration for failure to pay child support obligations.
HB 3338 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to debt cancellation agreements offered in connection with motor vehicle retail installment contracts.
HB 3339 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the tax on cigarettes.
HB 3340 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state forest land in Cherokee County under the control of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System.
HB 3667 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances.
HB 3668 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the injunction of municipal purchasing contracts.
HB 3669 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
HB 3670 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts.
HB 3861 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the financing by the Texas Water Development Board of the proposed Lake Columbia reservoir project.
HB 4417 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the cigars and tobacco products tax.
HJR 41 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HR 267 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jeana Renee' Pierce Brooks and Richard Allen Culp of Crockett on their wedding.
HR 577 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2009, as Panola County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 578 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Austin Bank on its selection as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas in 2009.
HR 684 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Panola College nursing programs.
HR 835 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles Knox Alford of Houston.
HR 836 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Jacksonville Middle School Maidens basketball team on winning the District 14-4A basketball championship.
HR 837 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 15, 2009, as Crockett Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1178 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International on its 75th anniversary.
HR 1234 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mayor Robert Lee Young of Overton.
HR 1235 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Helen Ann Wade of Jacksonville.
HR 1236 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Tommie Fay Holcomb Darby of Jacksonville.
HR 1237 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard P. "Dick" Sheffield of Jacksonville.
HR 1238 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lois Boles of Jacksonville.
HR 1306 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Susan Irene Thompson of Jacksonville.
HR 1388 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Thomas L. Johnson and Katherine P. Miller of Austin on their wedding.
HR 1389 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 22, 2009, as Rusk County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1743 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lewis Murl "Shorty" Allen of Jacksonville.
HR 1873 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jimmy Goolsbee of Arlington on his receipt of a Cherokee County Soil and Water Conservation District award.
HR 1874 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bruce Mehlenbacher of Jacksonville on his receipt of a Cherokee County Soil and Water Conservation District award.
HR 1931 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Doyle Buckley of Cherokee County on his award from the Cherokee County Soil and Water Conservation District.
HR 1932 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Carolyn Cornelius of Jacksonville on her receipt of a conservation education award from the Cherokee County Soil and Water Conservation District.
HR 2053 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Paul Hart of Jacksonville.
HR 2054 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Phillip Power of Lone Oak for his achievements in maintaining sustainable forest land.
HR 2338 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Specialist James Lee Adair of Carthage.
HR 2342 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Samuel E. Kelsey of Troup.
HR 2474 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Susan Weaver on her retirement as director of the Depot Museum in Henderson.
HR 2771 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing August 21, 2009, as Moe Bandy Day in Lovelady.
80th Regular Session
HB 475 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 529 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the definition of criminally injurious conduct for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
HB 725 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program.
HB 726 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting informal marriage and repealing procedures for recognition of those marriages.
HB 727 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the wearing of protective headgear by certain motorcycle operators and passengers.
HB 1016 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing recreational metal detecting in designated areas of state parks.
HB 1050 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.
HB 1498 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 1583 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 1584 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $22,500, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 1683 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the requirement of a ratio of pharmacists to pharmacy technicians in a Class A pharmacy.
HB 1983 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the number of people riding on a motorcycle; providing a penalty.
HB 2881 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the definition of compounding in the preparation of a drug or device by a pharmacist.
HB 2953 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalty for online solicitation of a minor.
HB 2954 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to reporting of medical loss ratios by certain managed care organizations under the Medicaid program.
HB 3237 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to provide to health care providers certain equivalent vaccines in the vaccines for children program.
HB 3238 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the removal of a political advertising sign after an election; providing a civil penalty.
HB 3608 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to persons placed on community supervision and drivers license revocation requiring electronic monitoring of driving activity.
HCR 55 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 7, 2007, as Rusk County Day at the State Capitol.
HCR 85 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring February 20, 2007, as Panola County Day at the State Capitol.
HJR 65 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes.
HJR 66 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes.
HR 97 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Expressing its support for the enforcement of current immigration laws.
HR 163 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2007, as Panola County Day at the Capitol.
HR 470 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2007, as "Texas Pharmacy Day at the Dome.".
HR 577 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Crawford Duane Parker III of Carthage.
HR 707 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the city of Carthage for its contributions to country music.
HR 783 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Florence "Flossie" Smith Rousseau and Lewis "Buddy" Marlin Barker of Auburn, Alabama, on their impending nuptials.
HR 1041 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Jacksonville Leadership Institute to the State Capitol on March 29, 2007.
HR 1528 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lynn Cardwell Vincent for 50 years of service to First State Bank & Trust Company of Carthage.
HR 1964 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agent Clinton Brady Thrasher of McAllen.
HR 1983 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rosa Jane Cigainero of Jacksonville.
HR 2002 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dennis and Emily Speight on the birth of their son, Evan Walker Speight.
HR 2267 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Corporal Jacob H. Neal of San Marcos.
HR 2268 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Dominic J. Hinton of Jacksonville.
HR 2459 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Carthage Book Club.
HR 2460 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charles and Oma Geraldine Flewellen of Beach City on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 2461 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lieutenant Rickey Turner on his retirement from the Henderson Police Department.
79th Regular Session
HB 52 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to health coverage or compensation supplementation for certain education employees.
HB 138 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the amount of hazardous duty pay for certain state employees.
HB 139 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hazardous duty performed by certain custodial officers of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 256 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to investments in certificates of deposit by certain governmental entities.
HB 519 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from the gasoline tax.
HB 520 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the tax on gasoline sold to volunteer fire departments for their exclusive use.
HB 604 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to participation as an annuitant under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act.
HB 690 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the definition of criminally injurious conduct for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
HB 1241 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Houston County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 1242 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the harassment of persons by individuals under arrest or detained by a peace officer; creating an offense.
HB 1243 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to venue for the prosecution of certain offenses involving health professions.
HB 1244 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to specialty license plates for classic travel trailers.
HB 1245 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the condition for release on bond of a defendant charged with certain intoxication offenses that requires the use of a motor vehicle ignition interlock device; providing penalties.
HB 1665 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to a study of the effectiveness of rate regulation for medical malpractice insurance.
HB 1666 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a tax credit for certain corporations obtaining coverage for their employees under a health benefit plan.
HB 1667 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.
HB 2053 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to dispense a Schedule II controlled substance pursuant to a facsimile copy of an official prescription.
HB 3048 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for certain structures.
HB 3049 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the closure or change in operation of certain local offices providing health services, including prohibiting the closure or consolidation of services of a state school or hospital for a term of five years.
HB 3050 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an economic development plan for local communities affected by the closure or change in operation of a state school or hospital.
HB 3051 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to boating and water safety.
HB 3052 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of a buyer's obligation under a retail installment transaction; providing a criminal penalty.
HCR 40 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Caption: Designating Carthage the Country Music Capital of Texas.
HCR 61 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 10, 2005, Rusk County Day at the Capitol.
HCR 72 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 22, 2005, as Panola County Day at the Capitol.
HCR 110 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the discovery of the East Texas Oil Field on October 3, 1930.
HCR 111 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the silver anniversary of the East Texas Oil Museum in Kilgore and the diamond anniversary of the discovery of the East Texas Oil Field.
HJR 31 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allocate an amount greater than one-fourth of the net revenue from the tax on motor fuels sold to volunteer fire departments to the available school fund.
HJR 67 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the homestead exemption to forty-five thousand dollars.
HR 469 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ouida Jane Boyd Wall of Carthage on her centennial.
HR 525 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Afton Lynn Smith and Jeremy Grant Barber of Jacksonville on their marriage.
HR 526 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Master M. J. Hughes of Jacksonville for his contributions to his community.
HR 555 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life and sacrifice of Lieutenant Colonel Lance C. Wade, a true American hero.
HR 598 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lena Robertson.
HR 758 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marion Jackson "Jack" Maxwell of Tyler.
HR 759 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Floyd Verheyden on receiving the 2004 Jacksonville Outstanding Citizen Award.
HR 760 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Crawford Godfrey of Jacksonville.
HR 761 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Norris Starkey of Jacksonville.
HR 762 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Barbara Greig of Jacksonville.
HR 943 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eliza Bishop on her receipt of the Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award.
HR 1019 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Janie and Troy Brown of Longview on the birth of their daughter, Emma Grace Brown.
HR 1045 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Texas Pharmacy Association on April 7, 2005, Pharmacy Day at the State Capitol, and commemorating the association's more than 125 years of exemplary service to its membership.
HR 1057 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Charles Pierce Brooks on his first birthday.
HR 1120 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Jacksonville Leadership Institute to the State Capitol on April 28, 2005.
HR 1252 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ennis and Mildred Bolton of Jacksonville on the occasion of their 63rd wedding anniversary.
HR 1271 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Harold and Anita Small of Jacksonville on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 1341 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lauren Pierce on being named the 2005 Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show Queen.
HR 1342 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kyle Stacy of Jacksonville for his heroism.
HR 1343 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Faith Smith of Jacksonville for her heroism.
HR 1360 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Larry Morgan on his service to the Jacksonville community as president of the city's chamber of commerce and chief executive officer of economic development.
HR 1361 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Eleanor Helen Liebscher Nau of Austin.
HR 1362 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the David Crockett Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas on May 5, 2005.
HR 1619 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the city of Carthage for its contributions to country music.
HR 1796 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 55th anniversary of the oldest operating Dairy Queen in Texas.
HR 1816 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rodney Williams of Carthage for his work with the March of Dimes WalkAmerica event.
HR 2015 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Larry Delbert Jacobs and Dorothy Jean LeMarie Jacobs of Beaumont on their 50th anniversary.
HR 2122 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Travis A. Peeler of Corpus Christi.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 71 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the homesteads of certain persons, and protecting school districts against resulting loss in local revenue.
HJR 11 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption to $45,000 and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on school taxes on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons.
HR 257 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert Nichols for his exemplary service on the Texas Transportation Commission.
HR 291 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Floyd Verheyden of Jacksonville on his 90th birthday.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 14 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HJR 14 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates.
HR 132 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the First United Methodist Church of Carthage on the sesquicentennial of its founding.
HR 224 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring members of OJEMM, or Red Team, on their accomplishments in the Texas High School Aerospace Scholars Program.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 25 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to compensation supplementation for certain educational employees.
HB 41 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $22,500, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 78 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 146 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Parks and Wildlife Department for the operation and maintenance of the Texas State Railroad.
HCR 30 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to pass meaningful immigration reform legislation.
HJR 17 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes.
HR 446 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dino Sebastian Hunter on the occasion of his first visit to Austin and the State Capitol of Texas.
HR 478 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Brady Eugene Brooks of Jacksonville.
HR 617 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Paul Moore on the occasion of his retirement as superintendent of the Mount Enterprise Independent School District.
78th Regular Session
HB 277 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the contents of a receipt or other document issued for payment by debit or credit card; providing a civil penalty.
HB 464 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hazardous duty performed by certain custodial officers of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 737 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Native Texan license plates to benefit the Texas Department of Public Safety.
HB 1236 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to information required to be placed in a pen packet accompanying a defendant on transfer from county jail to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 1237 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 21 between Weches and Crockett as the Representative James Lacey Lovell Highway.
HB 1238 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prompt payment of certain pharmacy claims by health maintenance organizations and preferred provider benefit plans.
HB 1373 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the penalties for making a false bomb threat and committing an offense involving a hoax bomb.
HB 2138 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the use of certain electronic devices for the purpose of committing identity theft; providing criminal penalties.
HB 2413 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the tax on gasoline sold to volunteer fire departments for their exclusive use.
HB 2415 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the postjudgment interest rate.
HB 3569 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 3601 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Houston County Groundwater Conservation District.
HCR 34 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the Texas State Railroad as the official State Railroad of Texas.
HJR 83 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allocate an amount greater than one-fourth of the net revenue from the tax on motor fuels sold to volunteer fire departments to the available school fund.
HR 96 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Houston County Sheriff's Deputy Bobby Franks.
HR 97 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating February 12, 2003, as Panola County Day at the Capitol.
HR 98 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11 and 12, 2003, as Rusk County Days at the State Capitol.
HR 316 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2003, as Lee Ann Womack Day at the State Capitol.
HR 424 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2003, as Lee Ann Womack Day at the State Capitol.
HR 508 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2003, as Pharmacy Day at the State Capitol.
HR 895 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Jacksonville Leadership Institute to the Capitol.
HR 1127 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mittie Mae Wiley Williams on her retirement from the Kennard Independent School District.
HR 1210 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Rick Watson of Jacksonville.
HR 1211 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Christopher family on the occasion of its 2003 reunion in Austin.
HR 1212 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Emmett H. Whitehead of Rusk.
HR 1264 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Davy Crockett Charity Ride and honoring event organizer Phil Thomas.
HR 1483 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring J. N. Grimes and the late Ray Morrow, creators of the Dairy Queen "Dude" and "Country Basket."
HR 1760 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2003 Jacksonville Tomato Festival.
HR 2022 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Jacksonville High School Class of 1953 on its 50th reunion.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 1 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Houston County Groundwater Conservation District.
HCR 17 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Designating Kilgore as the official Texas City of Stars.
HR 52 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring James E. Abell of Jacksonville for his 50 years of service in the pharmacy industry.
HR 124 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Don Tullos on his upcoming induction into the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame.
HR 125 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kilgore for its contributions to the Holiday Trail of Lights.
78th 2nd Called Session
HCR 6 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Designating Kilgore as the official Texas City of Stars.
78th 3rd Called Session
HCR 6 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Kilgore as the official Texas City of Stars.
HR 229 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Henderson Memorial Hospital in Rusk County.
HR 296 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 150th anniversary of Masonic Lodge No. 108 in Jacksonville.
78th 4th Called Session
HB 29 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public School Finance, Select
Caption: Relating to a health coverage or compensation supplementation program for active school employees.
HR 49 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brady Eugene and Jeana Renee' Brooks on the birth of their son, Charles Pierce "Chase" Brooks.
HR 125 Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert J. Parker and the staff of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Region II Golf Tournament.
77th Regular Session
HB 1139 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the compensation of employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 1313 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawful restraint.
HB 1314 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to requiring certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to participate in treatment programs.
HB 1315 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of a claim brought by an inmate.
HB 2128 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy and the dispensing of certain drugs.
HR 280 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2001, as Palestine Day at the Capitol.
HR 617 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2001, as Jacksonville Day at the State Capitol and welcoming the visiting members of the Jacksonville Leadership Group.
HR 879 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leon County Deputy Loutricia Bonfanti.
HR 918 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the marriage of Lisa Hopson Cohen and Anthony Lee Harris on July 14, 2001.
HR 1385 Author: Hopson, Chuck
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Pharmacy Foundation and the Texas Institute for Health Policy Research.