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Legislation authored by G.E. 'Buddy' West

Includes legislation with G.E. 'Buddy' West as the primary author for the 73rd through 80th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

80th Regular Session
HB 319 Author: West, George
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.
HB 320 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by a commercial business.
HB 1157 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student services building fees at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
HB 1258 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with police service animals.
HB 1411 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of dogs; providing penalties.
HB 1906 Author: West, George
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate certain burglar alarm systems.
HB 2288 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney for the 109th Judicial District.
HB 2289 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to retirement and health insurance benefits of school district peace officers under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HCR 16 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to honor the sacrifice and service of the U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II by passing the Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2005.
HR 1605 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Jewish Historical Society on the occasion of its 2007 Annual Gathering in Odessa.
HR 1761 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Landon West Satterwhite of Odessa on his acceptance into Reagan Magnet Elementary School.
HR 2225 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Southwest Airlines on its 30th anniversary of service at Midland International Airport.
HR 2457 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Corporal Ray M. Bevel of Andrews.
HR 2458 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Damian J. Garza of Odessa.
HR 2866 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Kristopher Allan Higdon of Odessa.
79th Regular Session
HB 97 Author: West, George
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Ector County Hospital District.
HB 380 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to oil and gas well plugging insurance policies.
HB 471 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a gas utility to implement a rate change by posting a bond.
HB 472 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to annual fees imposed by the Railroad Commission of Texas in connection with surface coal mining and reclamation operations.
HB 473 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to examinations for licenses to engage in certain liquefied petroleum gas-related activities.
HB 474 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the duty of a gas utility to report certain transactions to the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 475 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the exemption of the sale of certain liquefied petroleum gas containers from the liquefied petroleum gas-related activities for which a person is required to obtain a license from the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 484 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the filing of electric logs with the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 773 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain purchases by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 872 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the rates and fees related to pipeline inspection and gas utility services.
HB 951 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain activities in easements and rights-of-way of pipeline facilities.
HB 1078 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission.
HB 1079 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain judges to retire with full benefits.
HB 1202 Author: West, George
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to severance tax credits for continued production from certain low-producing gas wells and oil leases.
HB 1586 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the transaction of business by the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Court of Appeals District.
HB 1587 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability and validation issues of the Downtown Midland Management District.
HB 1816 Author: West, George
Last Action: Senate Amendments printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the transfer of powers and duties over railroads from the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 1825 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
HB 2020 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the state energy conservation office to the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 2160 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Energy Education Council; authorizing the imposition of an assessment on producers of oil, gas, and condensate.
HB 2161 Author: West, George
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances and to certain pipeline facilities, the provision of severance tax credits and exemptions and other incentives and procedures for producing oil or gas from certain wells or plugging wells, and the procedure for computing severance taxes in connection with certain gas sales; imposing an administrative penalty.
HB 2172 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a license or registration for an exemption to engage in liquefied petroleum gas-related activities and to disciplinary action against licensees and registrants.
HB 2258 Author: West, George
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring sex offender registration based on a violation of the offense of obscenity.
HB 2439 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the laws governing plugging of abandoned oil and gas wells and preventing, controlling, or cleaning up oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 2440 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of activities associated with multiple accumulations of hydrocarbons from which production by commingling of hydrocarbons is authorized.
HB 2482 Author: West, George
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the financial security requirements for certain operators of oil and gas wells.
HB 2980 Author: West, George
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to incentives for operators to assume regulatory responsibility for orphaned oil or gas wells; providing penalties.
HB 2982 Author: West, George
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the regulation of injection wells used for in situ uranium mining or for the disposal of waste from in situ uranium mining from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 2983 Author: West, George
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to encouraging production from oil wells.
HB 2984 Author: West, George
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of and use of money in the oil-field cleanup fund.
HB 2986 Author: West, George
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the informal resolution of certain proceedings conducted by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 3094 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Energy Planning Council.
HB 3095 Author: West, George
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by certain entities.
HB 3096 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the energy efficiency goal of electric utilities.
HB 3279 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to statewide coordination of public transportation.
HB 3573 Author: West, George
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
HCR 51 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 15 as Midland-Odessa Day at the State Capitol.
HCR 96 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Declaring legislative support for the continued expansion of Texas' energy generation capacity and its leading role in energy generation through the development of liquefied natural gas receiving terminals in the state.
HCR 225 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recalling H.B. No. 872 from the Secretary of the Senate.
HCR 227 Author: West, George
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Recalling H.B. No. 872 from the senate to the house for further consideration.
HR 530 Author: West, George
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Honoring Charles R. Perry and Nancy Jo Perry of Odessa on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 690 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Charles R. Perry and Nancy Jo Perry of Odessa on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 702 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of A. R. "Happy" Dyer of Odessa.
HR 1127 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Barnie Ray Jones of Odessa.
HR 1803 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jim Schaefer on his retirement from CenterPoint Energy.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 92 Author: West, George
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 125 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain portable drilling rigs.
HR 164 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring First Christian Church of Odessa on its 100th anniversary in 2006.
78th Regular Session
HB 139 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to transfer of the Odessa Meteor Crater to the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 140 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to enact ordinances to protect the public health, safety, or welfare; providing a penalty.
HB 155 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a sex offender from owning or serving in certain capacities on behalf of a sexually oriented business; creating an offense and providing a penalty.
HB 235 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of obscene display or distribution and to certain consequences of a conviction for that offense.
HB 236 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of obscenity and to certain consequences related to convictions for certain sex offenses.
HB 237 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to evidence offered in the prosecution of the offense of child pornography.
HB 556 Author: West, George
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain requirements in connection with the expenditure of child support payments.
HB 852 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of harassment.
HB 853 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a no offensive e-mail list; providing a penalty.
HB 854 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of public schools and libraries for certain funds.
HB 855 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain bingo equipment.
HB 856 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of funeral directing.
HB 1192 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase of vehicles using alternative fuels by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 1193 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the annual gas utility report made by the Railroad Commission of Texas to the governor.
HB 1194 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to pipeline safety fees.
HB 1195 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the fee for a reissued certificate of compliance for an oil lease or gas well.
HB 1402 Author: West, George
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to oil spill prevention and response.
HB 1403 Author: West, George
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists by the Texas Commission on Barbering and Cosmetology and the abolition of the State Board of Barber Examiners and the Texas Cosmetology Commission.
HB 1450 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to requiring a business entity that is awarded a state contract to notify the state about investments in businesses involved with obscenity.
HB 1512 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to meetings to exchange information regarding emergency management plans relating to pipeline safety.
HB 1567 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste; authorizing the exercise of the power of eminent domain.
HB 1594 Author: West, George
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for emergency response plans relating to pipeline safety.
HB 1747 Author: West, George
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring counties to regulate sexually oriented businesses.
HB 1842 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
Caption: Relating to requiring a separate area in a public library for adult computer use.
HB 1843 Author: West, George
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notice requirements for and risk assessment and prevention in relation to construction around a pipeline facility.
HB 1942 Author: West, George
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to incentives to encourage gas utilities to invest in new infrastructure.
HB 2261 Author: West, George
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Eighth, Ninth, and Eleventh courts of appeals districts.
HB 2272 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the filing of financial security by entities engaging in oil and gas exploration and production related activities.
HB 2444 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain purchases by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 3075 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to local agreements to allow certain development corporations and taxing units to invest in and receive tax revenues from certain regional economic development projects.
HB 3076 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to indemnification in certain construction contracts.
HB 3077 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the foreclosure of certain liens on property located in a residential subdivision.
HB 3078 Author: West, George
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to state agency action to identify and address disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects on minority populations and low-income populations.
HB 3079 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the management of certain condominiums.
HB 3080 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of a member of and meetings held by the board of directors of a nonprofit corporation.
HB 3218 Author: West, George
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the partial exemption of certain wind energy devices from ad valorem taxation.
HB 3369 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to a Texas Department of Public Safety approved driver education course.
HB 3592 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Downtown Midland Management District; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds.
HCR 13 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging congress to enact the Protect Children From E-Mail Smut Act of 2001.
HCR 14 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging congress to enact the Child Modeling Exploitation Prevention Act of 2002.
HJR 17 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of the house of representatives to enact certain tax bills.
HJR 73 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Railroad Commission of Texas is governed by a five-member commission, two of whom are appointed by the governor.
HR 417 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Relating to adding to the daily order of business of the house the pledge of allegiance to the United States flag and the pledge of allegiance to the Texas flag.
HR 431 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mitchell and Macy Satterwhite of Odessa on the birth of their son, Seth David Satterwhite.
HR 438 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring South West Masonry, Inc., of Odessa on its 10th anniversary.
HR 666 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Evelyn Pitts on her selection as First Lady of Waxahachie for 2003.
HR 1434 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1567.
78th 2nd Called Session
HR 162 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former Odessa mayor Dan Hemphill.
78th 4th Called Session
HB 52 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the provision of financial assurance for plugging certain oil and gas wells.
HR 73 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of U.S. Marine Corporal Daniel Amaya of Odessa.
77th Regular Session
HB 119 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the period for filing a petition for a place on the ballot for the board of directors of the Ector County Hospital District.
HB 120 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student intercollegiate athletic fees at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
HB 121 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to information a person required to register as a sex offender must report to a local law enforcement authority.
HB 122 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to authorizing a municipality to transfer real property to a nonprofit organization to use for public purposes.
HB 123 Author: West, George
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to a requirement that inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participate in educational programs.
HB 124 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 125 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the mathematics section of the exit-level assessment for high school students and the replacement of the Texas Academic Skills Program with a program using components of certain secondary exit-level assessment instruments.
HB 126 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and the punishment for the offense of disorderly conduct involving unreasonable noise.
HB 127 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to recitation of the Declaration of Independence by public school students.
HB 128 Author: West, George
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the protection of air-quality-related values of certain federal lands.
HB 129 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state compliance with federal guidelines and requirements.
HB 298 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an assistant administrator for the Ector County Hospital District.
HB 335 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the Department of Public Safety Historical Museum and Research Center.
HB 336 Author: West, George
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain requirements in connection with the expenditure of child support payments.
HB 429 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the use of titles by certain individuals engaged in practice as safety professionals; providing a civil penalty.
HB 876 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a notice given to a legislator before a state agency releases information to the news media.
HB 1031 Author: West, George
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to electronically readable information on a driver's license or personal identification certificate; providing penalties.
HB 1069 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
Caption: Relating to the Odessa and Midland Texas National Guard camps.
HB 1254 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the extension of uniform group benefits for political subdivisions to certain affiliated service contractors.
HB 1828 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the salaries of a county elections administrator and the administrator's employees.
HB 2216 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to acquiring motor fuel without paying for the fuel; providing penalties.
HB 3354 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to elections to the board of directors and administration of the Ector County Hospital District.
HCR 42 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring Odessa the Jackrabbit-Roping Capital of Texas.
HJR 27 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a candidate for the legislature to pass the basic skills examination required by law for students entering public institutions of higher education.
HR 42 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fred Douglas Deaver.
HR 74 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Hunter Blain on his significant achievements.
HR 105 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Lucius D. Bunton III.
HR 132 Author: West, George
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Recognizing Odessa as the Jackrabbit-Roping Capital of Texas.
HR 199 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Franklin Delano Knotts of Odessa as he receives the Bronze Medal for meritorious service in Vietnam during Senior Day at the State Capitol.
HR 260 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Edward K. Downing, Sr., of Odessa.
HR 384 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Carl Eggleston of Odessa, the oldest active member of The Gideons International, on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
HR 449 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Shirley Ann Huffaker of Odessa.
HR 580 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roy E. Pitts of Star Harbor.
HR 684 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of broadcast pioneer Jay H. Mehaffey of Odessa.
HR 752 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Alton Lewis Richardson of Odessa.
HR 785 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles E. Warnock of Odessa.
HR 905 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Zachary Franco of Odessa.
HR 906 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Aubrey Jearl and Mary Kathryn McCalla Cunningham of Canton on their 40th wedding anniversary.
HR 950 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles Frederick "Fred" Gibson III of Odessa.
HR 951 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Odessa High School Student Council for its noteworthy accomplishments.
HR 952 Author: West, George
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Recognizing the American Combat Airman Hall of Fame as the Official Combat Hall of Fame.
HR 971 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Barbara Henderson for receiving a lifetime achievement award.
HR 1143 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ollie Jo Wester of Odessa on the occasion of her 70th birthday.
HR 1221 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of Roy Green of Midland.
HR 1222 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Daniel Fishburne Secker of Midland.
HR 1245 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Neal Clifton of Midland.
HR 1269 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard Hiram Porter of Odessa.
76th Regular Session
HB 226 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to personal finance education as a requirement for graduation from public high school.
HB 227 Author: West, George
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas Academic Skills Program.
HB 228 Author: West, George
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to an abused child's removal from and return to certain households; providing penalties.
HB 229 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective with Fall Semester 1999
Caption: Relating to student union fees at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
HB 230 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the sales tax on the sale of certain coins and precious metals.
HB 231 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of the notation of a person's political party affiliation on a voter registration certificate.
HB 232 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalties for certain intoxication offenses.
HB 233 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the seal of a notary public.
HB 243 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing peace officers to administer certain oaths.
HB 244 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a requirement that inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participate in work and educational programs.
HB 272 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consent for emergency care.
HB 273 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain persons receiving mental health services.
HB 274 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct involving unreasonable noise.
HB 275 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 419 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to permitting county constables to be compensated on a fee basis in addition to a salary basis.
HB 420 Author: West, George
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Academic Skills Program.
HB 585 Author: West, George
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the funding of public libraries.
HB 586 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the restriction of the parental rights of persons who engage in certain criminal conduct.
HB 587 Author: West, George
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting motor vehicles bought solely for the purpose of customization for resale from the motor vehicle sales tax.
HB 588 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to enact ordinances to protect the public health, safety, or welfare; providing a penalty.
HB 589 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to when an affidavit of relinquishment of parental rights may be executed by a parent.
HB 590 Author: West, George
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the expiration of certain fees imposed by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 591 Author: West, George
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the rate of the county sales and use tax.
HB 1002 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to counting military service for certain state employee benefits.
HB 1003 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the requirements for competitive bidding and proposal procedures in certain municipalities.
HB 1004 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to affixing the seal of a notary public.
HB 1005 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designated route of La Entrada al Pacifico Corridor.
HB 1006 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the termination of the parent-child relationship of certain parents.
HB 1088 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sociological practitioners; providing a penalty.
HB 1390 Author: West, George
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for certain interstate shipment of alcoholic beverages.
HB 1906 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to special license plates benefiting parks, fisheries, and wildlife.
HB 3150 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for accumulated personal or sick leave.
HCR 6 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Tatum Hubbard, Miss Texas, 1998.
HCR 20 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Alton and Edith Towery on their 65th Wedding Anniversary.
HCR 68 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Designating February 23, 1999, as Midland/Odessa Day at the Capitol.
HCR 69 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the 50th anniversary of the partnership between The Odessa American and Freedom Communications, Inc.
HCR 70 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Robert Marvin Bird.
HCR 71 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Reverend Carl J. Grissom.
HCR 72 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Reverend Jim R. Wilson.
HCR 73 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. Orman Lanier "Lanny" Kimbrough IV.
HCR 74 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Florence McCarley Walker.
HCR 75 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Sam A. Ballew on his retirement.
HCR 76 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the 65th anniversary of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce.
HCR 77 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Bobbie Duncan for her contributions to education in the State of Texas.
HCR 78 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Celebrating the birth of Meredith Suzanne Satterwhite.
HCR 92 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 23, 1999, as Midland/Odessa Legislative Day at the Capitol.
HCR 95 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Q. L. "Shorty" Hall.
HCR 157 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Daniel Vinson Younts II.
HCR 262 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Julie MacLemore for her service to the Presbytery of New Covenant.
HCR 289 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Dan N. MacLemore III on his selection as moderator of the Presbytery of New Covenant.
HJR 19 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow peace officers to serve as notaries public.
HJR 25 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting county constables to be compensated on a fee basis in addition to a salary basis.
HJR 32 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appraisal of real property for ad valorem taxation.
HR 76 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Newton Hensley.
HR 77 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marilue Adair Steakley.
HR 89 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joe E. Wood of Midland.
HR 90 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William B. "Bill" Miller.
HR 91 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Philip "Phil" Murray.
HR 132 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Florence Maurine "Billie" Prescott Fowler on her 85th birthday.
HR 173 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 50th anniversary of Southwest Heritage Credit Union.
HR 239 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dovie Greene Ellis on her receipt of the 1998 Distinguished Former Odessan Award.
HR 393 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Helen Rasco.
HR 394 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Herbert A. Fick.
HR 528 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tammy Hawkins on being named Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the Buffalo Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 697 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Rangers for their contributions to the State of Texas.
75th Regular Session
HB 135 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to designating peace officers to serve as notaries public.
HB 136 Author: West, George
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to prosecution of the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
HB 137 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/98
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of certain charitable organizations for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.
HB 197 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a late application by certain charitable and religious organizations for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.
HB 257 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalties for certain intoxication offenses.
HB 258 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for operating a motor vehicle in violation of the Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act.
HB 259 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to municipal courts of record in Odessa.
HB 279 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participate in work and educational programs.
HB 335 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the seal of a notary public.
HB 404 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the office of inspector of hides and animals of Ector County.
HB 405 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 407 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain counties to enact ordinances to protect the public health, safety, or welfare.
HB 408 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sociological practitioners; providing a penalty.
HB 758 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax rate of certain hospital districts.
HB 837 Author: West, George
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of stolen property pending the trial of an offense involving the theft of the property.
HB 1013 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consent for emergency care.
HB 1468 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the Ector County Independent School District model career-targeted transition program.
HB 1469 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a panel with authority to approve the release of the state's interest in land in certain circumstances.
HB 1470 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates.
HB 1471 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to placement on the minimum salary schedule for public school teachers and librarians.
HB 1750 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax on certain sales of leased vehicles.
HB 1751 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to certain individuals who may bring a suit to contest the paternity of a child.
HB 2108 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the preparation of school district budgets.
HB 2109 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to when an affidavit of relinquishment of parental rights may be executed by a parent.
HCR 9 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Joseph Lewis Rutledge.
HCR 10 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Kasey Lynn Griffith.
HCR 15 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of William Miller "Bill" Holm.
HCR 16 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Robert P. Sturges.
HCR 17 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. William A. Wiesner.
HCR 18 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mary Evans McDowell.
HCR 20 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. Dale Curry.
HCR 138 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating Lexi Shay Satterwhite's first birthday.
HCR 159 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Wyatt and Lori Bennington on the adoption of their daughter Baylee Ryan Bennington.
HCR 160 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Emmitt Houston Cavin.
HCR 170 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of J. W. "Jim" Spencer, Jr.
HCR 178 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Ryan Freeman.
HCR 195 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Frederick W. "Rick" Volker, Jr.
HCR 199 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Celebrating the birth of Jordan Mitchell Satterwhite.
HCR 206 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Designating Odessa as the Jackrabbit Capital of Texas.
HCR 275 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Lori Bennington on being named the 1997 Educator of the Year by the Midland Association for Retarded Citizens.
HCR 280 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the birth of Tiffany Sheree Satterwhite.
HCR 290 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend Curtis Thorpe on the occasion of his 50th anniversary as pastor of Odessa's Temple Baptist Church.
HCR 298 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of W. G. "Cotton" Kirklin.
HCR 313 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the Legislative Ladies Club "Taste of Texas" luncheon.
HCR 328 Author: West, George
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. 1468.
HJR 18 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow peace officers to serve as notaries public.
HJR 39 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Ector County.
HJR 40 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appraisal of real property for ad valorem taxation.
HJR 78 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a panel with authority to approve the release of the state's interest in land that is held by a person in good faith under color of title.
HR 16 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Chuck Wagon Gang of Odessa.
HR 198 Author: West, George
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: In memory of Frederick W. "Rick" Volker, Jr.
HR 527 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 5, 1997, as Desert Squadron Fly-In Day in Ector County.
HR 753 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating Odessa College's 50th anniversary.
HR 952 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 25th anniversary of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
HR 986 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Permian High School as a finalist for the 1997 Governor's Awards for Environmental Excellence.
HR 1003 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ireland Magnet Elementary School as a finalist for the 1997 Governor's Awards for Environmental Excellence.
HR 1154 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Ector County Independent School District on receiving a 1997 Award for Excellence in Texas School Health.
HR 1264 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Vickie Gomez on her receipt of the Mujeres que Pueden, or Women who Can award.
74th Regular Session
HB 1074 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the presumption for theft by check after the issuance of a stop payment order.
HB 1075 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain nonprofit charitable organizations to obtain certain criminal history record information from the Department of Public Safety.
HB 1076 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain local governments to regulate the accessibility of certain glues and paints to business patrons.
HB 1077 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the public possession, consumption, purchase, or sale of alcoholic beverages on county property.
HB 1078 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to regulate the use or sale of fireworks.
HB 1079 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prosecution of the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
HB 1209 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to designating peace officers to serve as notaries public.
HB 1282 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of paging devices confiscated from public school students.
HB 1332 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the sale of copies of the permanent journals of each house of the legislature.
HB 1333 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to providing for subscriptions to the daily journals of each house of the legislature.
HB 2412 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sociological practitioners; providing a penalty.
HB 3121 Author: West, George
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to municipal courts of record in Odessa.
HJR 69 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow peace officers to serve as notaries public.
HR 90 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 1,1995, as Odessa Day at the Capitol.
HR 154 Author: West, George | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Olan R. Lundy.
HR 155 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jason E. Hardesty.
HR 305 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Virginia Yvonne Miller on the occasion of her birthday.
HR 378 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ola Mae McDonald.
HR 667 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Natalie Rothstein.
HR 677 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the Presidential Museum.
HR 728 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Claude W. Brown.
HR 793 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring James E. Nelson.
HR 915 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lucille Evelyn Wolz.
HR 916 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Crockett Junior High School on its nomination for consideration in the U.S. Department of Education's Drug-Free Schools Recognition Program.
HR 932 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Clair V. Hall.
73rd Regular Session
HB 843 Author: West, George
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the transportation of carbon dioxide.
HB 844 Author: West, George
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the increase in civil penalties for violation of pipeline safety standards.
HB 1115 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to inspection of natural gas pipelines within school grounds.
HB 1746 Author: West, George
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the discharge of fines and costs by a defendant convicted in a municipal court.
HB 2795 Author: West, George
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the Ector County Hospital District.
HCM 31 Author: West, George
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Bottled Water Association.
HCM 354 Author: West, George
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. R. F. "Rudy" Juedeman on the occasion of his 85th birthday.
HCM 376 Author: West, George
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Lori Bennington on her graduation from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
HCM 613 Author: West, George
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Ms. Jennifer Jamierson on being a recipient of the Texas Girl Scout Councils' Gold Award.
HCM 614 Author: West, George
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Ms. Kappy Prentice for being a recipient of the Texas Girl Scout Council's 1992-93 Gold Award.
HCM 615 Author: West, George
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Ms. Penny Warner for being a recipient of the Texas Girl Scout Council's 1992-93 Gold Award.
HCM 928 Author: West, George
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Scott L. "Scotty" Satterwhite on his 1st birthday.
HR 136 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 3, 1993, as Odessa Day at the Capitol.
HR 222 Author: West, George
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Temple Baptist Church of Odessa on its 50th anniversary.
HR 388 Author: West, George
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Welcoming the Texas Bottled Water Association on the occasion of its visit to the State Capitol and proclaiming April 14, 1993, to be "Texas Bottled Water Day" in Austin.