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Legislation authored by Chet Edwards

Includes legislation with Chet Edwards as the primary author for the 68th through 71st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

71st Regular Session
SB 97 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to income eligibility for nursing home care.
SB 119 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of April 9 as "Former Prisoners of War Recognition Day."
SB 153 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a college and university savings bonds program; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
SB 244 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipal fire department to obtain from the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and local law enforcement agencies the criminal conviction record of certain fire....
SB 283 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to certain costs of interexchange telecommunications proceedings held by the Public Utility Commission of Texas; making an emergency appropriation to the Office of Public Utility Counsel.
SB 332 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the requirement for criminal history checks of nurse trainees for and employees of certain facilities that provide services to the elderly or disabled and that are licensed by the Texas Department of ...
SB 336 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the receipt of certain political contributions immediately before and during a regular legislative session.
SB 340 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to regulation of a public utility that is a party to a collective bargaining agreement.
SB 420 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the purchase or maintenance of insurance or other arrangements by a nonprofit corporation.
SB 426 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the office of the long-term care ombudsman in the Texas Department of Aging; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 427 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to solicitations made in the name of law enforcement personnel; providing penalties.
SB 445 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to use of public roads, streets, and waters by telegraph companies.
SB 504 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a tuition grant program for dependent children of certain public school teachers.
SB 546 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to acceptance of a resignation from public office.
SB 637 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide financial assistance in whole or in part to agricultural businesses of Texas.
SB 672 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of accident and health, and Medicare supplement insurance.
SB 716 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to concurrent terms for counties in the 82nd Judicial District.
SB 838 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to recordkeeping requirements applicable to state agency records about license holders.
SB 852 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the structure, power, and duties of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission and development related to the superconducting super collider; providing a penalty.
SB 882 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators.
SB 1081 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the management, investment, and expenditure of funds held by certain educational, religious, or charitable organizations.
SB 1082 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to regulation of operator service providers.
SB 1191 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the punishment of the offense of possession of child pornography.
SB 1192 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the definition of "person with a disability" and to discrimination based on disability; providing penalties.
SB 1232 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to matching grants or linked deposit loans under the agricultural diversification program.
SB 1420 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the membership, service and participation of a county judge or county commissioner on the governing body or committee of any entity created pursuant to interlocal contract for formation or administration...
SB 1549 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the approval of a voting system or voting system equipment for use in elections.
SB 1551 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the conduct of voter registration activities on the premises of certain state agencies.
SB 1552 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to political party conventions.
SB 1553 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of the voter registrations of persons whose names appear on the lists of returned registration certificates.
SB 1618 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the theft of equipment used primarily for farming or ranching operations; making appropriations.
SB 1619 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to creation and operation of a state manufacturing institute.
SB 1620 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a state small business innovation research program involving grants of state funds.
SB 1621 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to voluntary settlement weeks in district courts, constitutional and statutory county courts, and family law courts.
SB 1661 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to cancer screening in rural areas.
SB 1662 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Office of Administrative Hearings, and to the requirements for certain administrative hearings.
SB 1666 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxes for certain publicly owned housing used to provide transitional shelter for needy persons.
SB 1682 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the exchange of park property owned by certain municipalities.
SB 1683 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1733 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the county court and the county courts at law in McLennan County.
SB 1757 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: House conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to utility audits or evaluations required by the public utility commission.
SB 1762 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to assist in financing the Texas opportunity plan fund to make educational loans and to the issuance of those bonds....
SB 1768 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the use of support personnel employed by hospital districts to perform certain pharmaceutical services.
SB 1782 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the engineering and science recruitment fund.
SB 1841 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of an on-site child care fund to be funded by the issuance of bonds and administered by the Texas Employment Commission.
SJR 26 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide financial assistance to agricultural businesses of Texas to increase, improve, and expand the production, processing...
SJR 74 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to assist in financing the Texas opportunity plan fund to make loans to students....
SJR 76 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for issuance of general obligation bonds to finance child care facilities on employers' premises.
SR 18 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Tara Brecheen, honorary chairperson of the "Fantasy Art in the Park".
SR 19 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Duncanville High School junior varsity cheerleaders.
SR 20 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the gymnasts of the Tumbletown USA Advanced Team of Waxahachie.
SR 21 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Ray Nutt, Henderson County Officer of the Year.
SR 30 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Alvin B. Currey on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 31 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Commissioner Vince Incardona of McLennan County on his retirement.
SR 32 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. William Graham on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 33 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Louie H. Sonntag on their 50th wedding annniversary.
SR 34 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Clarence O. Heard on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 35 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Moore on their 40th wedding anniversary.
SR 36 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Phil Vaughn on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 42 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming Justin Wilson.
SR 44 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Senator Ted Lyon on his birthday.
SR 66 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Waco Kickers.
SR 80 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Honoring the citizens of Waco on February 6,1989, Waco Day.
SR 101 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Dave Trammell of Athens on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 102 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Clifton of Waco on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 103 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Denke on their 50th anniversary.
SR 104 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Lenial Provence of Bellmead on their 50th anniversary.
SR 105 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gay of Waco on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 106 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Trinity Valley Community College Cardinal Cheerleaders on their Division II national championship.
SR 108 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Duncanville High School Concert Band.
SR 135 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Parke D. Evers on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 136 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Barnhill of Fort Worth on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 137 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Billy Dean Newman, Sr., of McGregor on their 25th wedding anniversary.
SR 138 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Dailey of Buffalo on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 139 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Jennifer Lee Allen on making the Dean's list at Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice.
SR 140 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Jolyn Kistner on making the Dean's list of Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice.
SR 168 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Honoring Cathy Castro, Miss Texas.
SR 189 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Ed Comer on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 190 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Torres on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 191 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Theron J. Horn on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 192 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Ed Staples on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 193 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Whittington on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 194 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Angela Martin on her recent athletic achievement.
SR 195 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Sanders on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 196 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Woodlock on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 197 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Parke D. Evers on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 198 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Felix Gutierrez, Sr. on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 204 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the City of Waco on "Waco Day", March 6, 1989.
SR 234 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Honoring Coach Leon Spencer.
SR 236 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating March 9, 1989, as Athens Day.
SR 267 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Patricia Tillman.
SR 268 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the 51 artists represented in the "Texas Women" exhibit.
SR 290 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the seven princesses of the 62nd Texas Relays for their efforts on behalf of the Texas Relays Student Committee.
SR 367 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating April 4, 1989, as Ellis County Day.
SR 374 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. Jackson of Waxahachie on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 375 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Gragg on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 376 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Horace Collins of Corsicana on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 377 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Joe Anderson of Corsicana on their 60th wedding anniversary.
SR 378 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Duggan of Cedar Creek Lake on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 383 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Arley Gideon on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 384 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hines, Sr. on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 385 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Moore of Waco on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 386 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Allen Stoker of Brandon on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 387 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Barron of Athens on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 388 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Amyx of Seven Points on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 389 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hoover on their 60th wedding anniversary.
SR 390 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Williams of Mertens on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 391 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. John Eason of Grandview Terrace on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 392 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Rube Clint Livingston of Waco on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 514 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Kirk P. Stickrod on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 515 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Jessie Mae Drayer of Fairfield on her 100th birthday.
SR 516 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Threadgill's Jewelry Store on its 100th anniversary.
SR 517 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Dr. T. Y. Harp for his outstanding administration of the educational program at Corsicana High School.
SR 518 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending best wishes to Tincy Smith as she embarks on her exciting adventure.
SR 519 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Saluting Bruce Smith, Mark Town, Kurt Basa and Kevin Miller for their exemplary achievements.
SR 520 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Craig Woodson on receiving the 1988 Pat Taggart Award.
SR 521 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating May, 1989, as Mental Health Month.
SR 607 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing May 9, 1989, as National Teacher Day and expressing appreciation to Texas teachers.
SR 736 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Recognizing that the Public Utility Commission has discretion to award litigation costs to participants before it.
SR 763 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Creating a special senate committee to study the affordability of postsecondary education.
SR 767 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending all those involved in "A Weekend to Wipe Out Cancer."
SR 770 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study regulation of "medigap" insurance.
SR 771 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Allowing the conferees on SB 427 to go outside the house and senate's version.
SR 811 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Denise Hill for capturing the title of Miss Texas Junior America.
SR 812 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Honoring Harley Hugh Spoon for his many contributions to his community, his state, and his country.
SR 813 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. James Bigham of Woodbury on their 65th wedding anniversary.
SR 814 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Sutherlin of Bradford on their 60th wedding anniversary.
SR 815 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Bowden Sr. on their 60th wedding anniversary.
SR 816 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Leon Hennig on their 50th anniversary.
SR 817 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Sanders of Fairfield on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 818 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lynch of Mabank on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 819 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Allen Ledbetter on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 820 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Britton of China Spring on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 821 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Rush Adair of Ellis County on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 822 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Gragg of Malakoff on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 823 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin E. Lewis of Waco on their 60th wedding anniversary.
SR 824 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Ross of Waco on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 825 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Duggan of Cedar Creek Lake on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 826 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schmid, Jr., of Waco on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 827 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Todd Barton on receiving two meritorious awards.
SR 828 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moffett of Trinidad on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 829 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Vaughn of Waxahachie on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 830 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Michael Patzig for his remarkable feats of strength.
SR 831 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Corsicana Lady Tigers on their 1989 State Class AAAA Track and Field Championship.
SR 832 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Shenell Searcy of Ellis County on winning the State Class AAAA high-jump championship.
SR 833 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Vanold Dawson of Trinidad on his 1989 State Class A long-jump championship.
SR 834 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to John McRae of Frost on his 1989 State Class A discus championship.
SR 851 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Teresa Stephens on winning first place in the national food marketing event of the 1989 Distributive Education Clubs of America competition.
SR 854 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Loyd English of Kennard on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 856 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Joining Central Texas and Waco citizens in reiterating its gratitude to the officers and men of the 143rd Infantry Regiment.
SR 857 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Glenn Jones on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 858 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Henry Barton on winning a national certificate in the national entrepreneur event of the 1989 Distributive Education Clubs of America competition.
SR 859 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Pat Patterson for his faithful and dedicated service to Central Freight Lines, Incorporated.
SR 860 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Cindy Brown on winning the 1989 State Academic University Interscholastic League spelling championship.
SR 861 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Billy Frosch on being named a United States National Award winner.
SR 862 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Bart Beasley for being named 1989 State Class 2A basketball Player of the Year.
71st 1st Called Session
SB 2 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of accident and health and medicare supplement insurance.
SB 56 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to solicitations made in the name of law enforcement personnel; providing penalties.
SR 23 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Dawn Story on her splendid showing at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
SR 24 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kramer of McGregor on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 25 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Julius and Hazel Philpot on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 26 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Reubin Ray on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 27 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Tennery of Waxahachie on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 28 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. John C. Herrington on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 29 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Joe Dobkins of Red Oak for his unique ability to express the true spirit of this great state, and declaring him an Ambassador of Goodwill with instructions to keep on grinning.
SR 30 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Gaston of Trinidad on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 31 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. William Martin of Seven Points on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 32 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Melton Shelton on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 33 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Joe Self of Enchanted Oak on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 34 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. William Noah on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 35 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Dyess of Waxahachie on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 36 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Monico E. Bernal of Waxahachie on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 37 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Jeff Dunham on being named an All-American Scholar.
SR 38 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending George Wilson Smith, M.D., for his involvement in the excellent preceptorship program of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.
SR 39 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Glen R. Couchman, M.D. for his involvement in the excellent preceptorship program of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.
SR 40 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Amy McWhorter on her splendid accomplishments.
SR 41 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Robert Cortes, Jr., M.D., for his involvement in the excellent preceptorship program of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.
SR 42 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Bryan Stone, M.D., for his involvement in the excellent preceptorship program of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.
SR 43 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend and Mrs. Walter T. Brown on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 45 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Otho L. Butts of Waco on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 46 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Taylor of Waxahachie on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 48 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Eusebio Pecina.
SR 49 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mark Conaway on his superb showing in Austin.
SR 62 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Martin Alan Kramen, M.D., for his involvement in the excellent preceptorship program of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.
SR 63 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending B. Shane Tindall for his dedicated efforts toward being a winner and for motivating his friends to become winners as well.
SR 64 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Milford High School acting class and their superb teacher, Judy Fenton, for their outstanding performance at the University Interscholastic League state competition.
SR 65 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Joseph Calderon for winning the University Interscholastic League State Best Actor Award over all schools competing.
SR 66 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Cindy Brown on winning first place in the State Academic University Interscholastic League.
SR 67 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Corsicana High School girls track team which recently won the State 4A title at the University Interscholastic League track meet.
SR 68 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating China Spring High School on its 1989 State Class 2A baseball championship.
SR 69 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Justin McLemore on his impressive showing at the University Interscholastic League track meet in Austin.
71st 2nd Called Session
SR 104 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. C. Zeno Holt of Waxahachie.
71st 3rd Called Session
SR 53 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming Congressman Robert Roe of New Jersey.
SR 61 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Requesting the Texas Congressional delegation to seek the distribution of voter registration cards by federal census takers.
71st 4th Called Session
SB 60 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the engineering and science recruitment fund.
SR 10 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Requesting the Texas Congressional delegation to seek the distribution of voter registration cards by federal census takers.
SR 112 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the members of the First Baptist Church on the momentous occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 116 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Father Esteban Jasso Gonzalez on the occasion of his 25 years of service in the priesthood.
71st 5th Called Session
SJR 10 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the procedures for filling vacancies in certain state and district offices.
SR 37 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Frank Moates for his invaluable services to the citizens of Texas and extending all best wishes for a most enjoyable retirement.
SR 40 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Murray Watson, Sr.
SR 74 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Tracey Manning of Corsicana on her graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.
SR 75 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Judi Pyron on her graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.
SR 77 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Charles Baty of Waco on his graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.
71st 6th Called Session
SB 54 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the engineering and science recruitment fund.
SJR 2 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the procedures for filling vacancies in certain state and district offices.
70th Regular Session
SB 181 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirement that an institution of higher education adopt rules regarding faculty workloads.
SB 182 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and science at institutions of higher education; authorizing appropriations.
SB 183 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to gubernatorial appointments to certain vacancies in state and district offices.
SB 184 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties.
SB 192 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to computation of annuities payable by the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One.
SB 197 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a member of the legislature from acting as a paid lobbyist.
SB 200 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to mandatory criminal history checks of certain persons applying for employment at nursing homes and custodial care homes.
SB 204 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to revealing the total number of voters who have voted at a polling place.
SB 205 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the hours of service of election clerks and poll watchers.
SB 208 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the filing deadline for and the certification of declared write-in candidates in the general election for state and county officers.
SB 214 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a tuition grant program for children of certain public school teachers.
SB 237 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to a limitation of liability for a person providing transportation in a medical emergency.
SB 280 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to conforming the Election Code to Acts of the 69th Legislature and making certain corrective and conforming amendments.
SB 296 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to sunset review of the Texas Conservation Foundation.
SB 298 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Human Services and to the administration of programs for children, the disabled, and the elderly; providing penalties.
SB 332 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the right of certain fire and police personnel to engage in certain political activities.
SB 376 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the formation, operation, and financing of upper level community college districts.
SB 382 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to solicitations made in the name of law enforcement or public safety personnel; providing penalties.
SB 383 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 422 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested cal.
Caption: Relating to the manner in which a specimen of blood is taken following an arrest for driving while intoxicated.
SB 423 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of certain criminal defendants to determine a need for drug or alcohol counseling and to the cost of the evaluation.
SB 465 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 466 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the filing periods for and the withdrawal or ineligibility of candidates in elections other than the general election for state and county officers for a primary election.
SB 523 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage advertising on boats and aircraft.
SB 678 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the use of money granted to certain institutions of higher education for research purposes.
SB 684 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the approval and use of voting systems and voting system equipment and to the security, verification, processing, and recount of electronic voting system election results.
SB 685 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an exemption from jury service for primary and secondary school teachers.
SB 721 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the amounts of the property tax exemptions for disabled veterans and the surviving spouses or children of certain veterans.
SB 772 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to placing certain school employees on the career ladder and to funding the career ladder.
SB 775 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of certain research programs to fund and evaluate research conducted at certain institutions of higher education.
SB 776 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to a center for the support of a comprehensive database network to further the state's goal of economic diversification; authorizing appropriations.
SB 777 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Science & Technology
Caption: Relating to intellectual property policies of institutions of higher education.
SB 778 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Science & Technology
Caption: Relating to intellectual property.
SB 811 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of securities and fees related to regulation.
SB 884 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to furnishing a voter with a written communication for use at the polling place.
SB 939 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/88
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of all-terrain vehicles; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1087 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the effect of a reduction in state revenue allocated to a school district on the district's ad valorem tax rate.
SB 1088 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of public school teachers for purposes of the career ladder.
SB 1105 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission; granting authority to issue bonds.
SB 1117 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to reducing the number of students who drop out of public school.
SB 1119 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to elections.
SB 1166 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to absentee voting; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1167 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a single absentee ballot application submitted by certain voters for multiple elections for which the county clerk is required to, or contracts to, conduct absentee voting.
SB 1169 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to the Sunset Advisory Commission and the review of certain agencies by the commission.
SB 1254 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to rates for local telephone service and other telecommunications services; amending the Public Utility Regulatory Act (Article 1446c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Section 87B.
SB 1258 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation of an agricultural diversification program to be administered by the commissioner of agriculture.
SB 1259 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation, duties, and powers of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority and the development of and issuance of bonds for an agricultural financing program.
SB 1260 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to certain traffic offenses committed by certain minors.
SB 1261 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to fraud, misrepresentation, and other violations of the law in the medical assistance program; providing penalties.
SB 1275 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the Industrial Accident Board prepare information concerning the number and causes of employee injuries and deaths occurring each year.
SB 1276 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that an employer or supervisor report a death or injury occurring at a construction site to local law enforcement officials; providing a penalty.
SB 1277 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the punishment of corporations or associations convicted of a criminal offense; providing penalties.
SB 1278 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of a corporation by the Attorney General.
SB 1279 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the purchasing practices of the state and other political subdivisions and governmental agencies; providing penalties.
SB 1377 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the date for sunset review of the Department of Agriculture.
SB 1428 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to use of a private consultant by the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission.
SB 1495 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a foreign trade zone in Bell County, McLennan County, or both counties.
SB 1526 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties and financing of authorities or entities related to the establishment, construction, operation, maintenance and enhancement of a superconducting super collider facility; providing for the powers, duties and financing of certain entities which contract with respect to a super conducting super collider facility; providing a criminal penalty; and granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 1535 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the financial transactions of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission.
SCR 148 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Commend and recognize the Ex-Students Association and the staff and the students of the Corsicana State Home on its 100 years of service to the citizens of the State of Texas.
SJR 10 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of the Texas Growth Fund and the investment of certain state funds in businesses in the state to promote and encourage economic development of the state.
SJR 29 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to establish the amounts of the ad valorem tax exemptions for disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans.
SJR 39 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the apportionment of senate and house districts according to population.
SJR 44 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of general obligation bonds for undertakings related to a Superconducting Super Collider research facility.
SJR 48 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize grants for stimulating agricultural innovation and fostering the growth of enterprises based on agriculture.
SJR 49 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide financial assistance to small agricultural businesses of Texas for the production, processing, marketing, and export of Texas agricultural crops and products.
SJR 53 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to limit the authority of a governor to fill vacancies in state and district offices if the governor is not reelected.
SR 14 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Senator Ted Lyon.
SR 36 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending Mr. Barton E. Freeman, Dr. Caroll Moore, Dr. Bill Barnhill, Dr. Jeffrey D. Cone and Dr. Robert J. Hays.
SR 46 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Recognizing the need for Texas to build a nationally and globally competitive economy through strengthening her scientific and technological resources.
SR 226 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending best wishes to the citizens of Corsicana on the celebration of Corsicana Day, March 25, 1987.
SR 228 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Recognizing March 24, 1987, and Athens Day.
SR 696 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Permitting the Conference Committee on H.B. 2243 to delete language in the bill.
SR 698 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Suspending Senate rules to permit the Conference Committee on H.B. 1373 to consider certain matters.
SR 707 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Suspending Senate rules to permit the Conference Committee on S.B. 380 to consider certain matters.
SR 713 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Suspending Senate rules to permit the Conference Committee on H.B. 1402 to consider certain matters.
SR 717 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Pearl Gibbons on her retirement.
SR 719 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending the Ex-Students Association and the staff and students of Corsicana State Home on its 100 years of service to the State of Texas.
70th 2nd Called Session
SB 18 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Fairfield Hospital District; granting the power of eminent domain; providing for the issuance of bonds and the levy of taxes.
SCR 43 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Requesting the House to return House Bill Number 7 to the Senate for further consideration.
SR 70 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Designating Eaman Tang as Minister Plenipotentiary for Trade and Commerce with Taiwan, Republic of China, for the State of Texas.
SR 147 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., on the occasion of his retirement.
69th Regular Session
SB 4 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions; providing a penalty.
SB 46 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to rates for local telephone service.
SB 47 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to speech language pathologists and audiologists employed by public schools.
SB 66 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions; providing a penalty.
SB 118 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission and to the administration of developmental disability services.
SB 191 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the control and use of certain funds received by Texas State Technical Institute.
SB 212 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Senate adopted conf. comm. report
Caption: Relating to the governing board, operations, and continuation of the Texas Department on Aging.
SB 242 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits payable on the death of a member or retiree of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 276 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation of a fund to be used for recruitment of women and members of minority groups into engineering programs of institutions of higher education and to the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Education; authorizing appropriations.
SB 405 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for public defenders.
SB 482 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the payment of suspense and trust fund warrants issued by the comptroller of public accounts.
SB 568 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of Texas State Technical Institute among the institutions eligible to benefit from an existing appropriation for purchased utilities.
SB 597 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to equal employment opportunity in state government.
SB 616 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the adoption of an election code; making conforming amendments and repeals and coordinating provisions; providing penalties.
SB 691 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Companion document considered in lieu
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain private institutions of higher education; providing a penalty.
SB 692 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; to the continuation of the Occupational Safety Board; to contracts with nursing homes entered into by the Texas Department of Human Resources; to the requirement that certain state agencies execute memoranda of understanding with the Texas Department of Health; and providing penalties.
SB 693 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a dental care advisory committee by the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and to the abolition of the Texas Board of Health Dental Advisory Committee.
SB 855 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to certain traffic offenses committed by persons at least 14 years of age and not more than 16 years of age.
SB 1022 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing, regulation, and supervision of nursing and convalescent homes and other providers of medical assistance and to the investigation of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect of residents, or other violations of nursing and convalescent home laws; providing penalties.
SB 1028 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, to primary elections, and to party conventions; providing a penalty.
SB 1046 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to items exempt from the purchasing authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
SB 1047 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Texas Film Commission to the Texas Economic Development Commission.
SB 1048 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relaitng to investment of assets of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas in venture capital pools.
SB 1049 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to technology training and the creation, membership, and duties of the Technology Training Board.
SB 1050 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the use of money granted to an institution of higher education for research purposes.
SB 1051 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the requirement that an institution of higher education adopt rules regarding faculty workloads.
SB 1068 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a revision of Chapter 14 of the Texas Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties.
SB 1095 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Health Facilities Commission.
SB 1229 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to suspension of students from participation in extracurricular activities.
SB 1266 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain contracts between persons who sell chemicals for application to agricultural or vegetable seed and persons who buy the chemicals for that purpose.
SB 1269 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for vaccinations given to certain governmental employees.
SB 1290 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas emergency economic opportunity fund and economic development in the state.
SB 1337 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to adopt zoning and building construction ordinances for the areas around certain lakes; providing a penalty.
SB 1338 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to creation of a County Court at Law of Henderson County.
SB 1430 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a school district employee from changing a student's grade or from requesting that a student's grade be changed to make the student eligible for participation in extracurricular activities.
SB 1439 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to promotional bingo.
SB 1493 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to authority to establish a foreign trade zone at the location of the Saturn automobile production facility.
SCR 48 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the official county flag for the Texas Sesquicentennial.
SCR 74 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Texas universities to make a concerted effort to attract eminent scholars in the arts and humanities.
SCR 75 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Creating a special joint interim committee to study state agency administrative costs.
SCR 78 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amdts.
Caption: Directing the State Board of Education to adopt rules to reduce the number of written reports and amount of other paper work required of school districts and district personnel.
SCR 92 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing state institutions of higher education to adopt a written intellectual property policy.
SCR 102 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Directing the State Board of Education to conduct a study regarding career ladders for instructional employees.
SCR 117 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Designating a Texas Research Week.
SCR 118 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing the importance of research and development and technological development to the states economic future.
SJR 15 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the apportionment of the value of railroad rolling stock among counties for purposes of property taxation.
SJR 40 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit a public official to become a candidate for another public office while continuing to hold the first office.
SR 150 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Paying tribute to the City of Waco.
SR 172 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Urging Texas universities to make strong and concerted efforts to attract eminent scholars to the arts and humanities.
SR 173 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Boy Scout Troop 524 from Duncanville.
SR 174 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to students from the Falls Country Youth Enrichment Program.
SR 197 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending Joanna Howard.
SR 198 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending Justin Howard.
SR 312 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to the Mart High School Home Economics Cooperative Education Group.
SR 321 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending the official welcome of the Senate to Mr. Arthur Gordon.
SR 388 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Lite Rock FM 95.5 KOKE staff.
SR 408 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending United States Marshal Clinton Peoples for his service to the citizens of Texas and congratulating him on his 55th year as a law enforcement official.
SR 454 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Establishing Senate Special Committee on Local Measured Service.
SR 527 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Central Freight Lines on 60th anniversary.
SR 543 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending businesses throughout Texas who entered into various projects to help locate missing children.
SR 544 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending Oscar Mercado.
69th 1st Called Session
SB 2 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the governing board, operations, and continuation of the Texas Department on Aging.
SB 6 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, to primary elections, to other elections, and to party conventions; providing a penalty.
SR 5 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Directing State Board of Education to adopt rules to provide for simplifying and reducing number and amount of written reports required from school districts and school district employees.
69th 2nd Called Session
SB 41 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Relating to primaries, other elections, politcal party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, and procedures related to candidacy for public office.
69th 3rd Called Session
SB 4 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to primaries, other elections, financing elections, political party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, procedures related to candidacy for public office, and dates and periods relevant to the electoral process; making appropriate amendments to the Election Code.
SR 3 Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Caption: Directing the Committee on Health and Human Resources to hold hearings on the Board of Medical Examiners' activities at least every six months.
68th Regular Session
SB 329 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the membership, grounds for removal of members, functions, powers and duties, and continuation of the Texas Committee on Purchases of Products and Services of Blind and Severely Disabled Persons, to its subcommittee, and to budget requests of nonprofit agencies of the blind and severely disabled; providing different effective dates.
SB 463 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the maximum allowable interest rate on certain school district obligations.
SB 541 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualification for a direct payment permit under the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act.
SB 769 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authority of the Midlothian Trade Zone Corporation to establish, operate, and maintain a foreign trade zone and other subzones at Midlothian.
SB 1001 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to furnishing a voter with a written voting aid for use at the polling place.
SB 1071 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on County Affairs
Caption: Relating to establishment, membership, powers and duties, personnel, and financing of a juvenile board in Ellis County.
SB 1072 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County and the office of district attorney for the district.
SB 1073 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Ellis County.
SB 1074 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Henderson County juvenile board, the compensation of the members of that board, and prosecution of juvenile cases in Henderson County; naming the 340th District Court as the juvenile court.
SB 1075 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to compensation of directors of the Aquilla-Hackberry Creek Conservation District.
SB 1077 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the validation of certain municipal annexations and other governmental acts and proceedings.
SB 1078 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Energy
Caption: Relating to the establishment and implementation of an energy management loan fund for cities, counties, and independent school districts, to financing of administration activities, and to certain powers and duties of the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council and of the comptroller of public accounts.
SB 1129 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to limitations on political contributions.
SB 1171 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to establishment of a juvenile board for Freestone and Limestone counties.
SB 1332 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to coordinating board approval of junior college construction financed with funds from a source other than the state and to use of student fees for junior college construction.
SB 1333 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to courses held by a community college in facilities of a school district located outside the community college district.
SB 1340 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
Caption: Relating to inspections of convalescent homes, nursing homes, and other related institutions.
SB 1341 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a repeal of the requirement that state agencies adopt a code of conduct for agency employees who inspect and survey health care facilities.
SB 1344 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate violations of, and to interpret, state ethics provisions.
SB 1396 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to establishment of a juvenile board in Navarro County.
SB 1410 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Teague Hospital District.
SB 1411 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of old State Highway 2 as Willie Nelson Highway.
SB 1433 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to adopt zoning and building construction ordinances for the areas around certain lakes; providing a penalty.
SCR 122 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting John B. McDonald, Jerry Calhoun, J. Christopher Kolstad, Bobby Reed, and Joe Cannon permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office.
SCR 132 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Granting A-1 Fire and Safety permission to sue the Titus County Memorial Hospital.
SR 106 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Stephen Benold.
SR 157 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to the First Baptist Church of Chilton on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 218 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Tracie Brooks, daughter of Senator Chet Brooks, and Renee Rosenbaum.
SR 256 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Recognizing March 9, 1983, as PTA Day in Texas and welcoming PTA representatives to Austin.
SR 447 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Designating April 13, 1983, as "Waco Day."
SR 518 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Laura Brooks and Miss Katherine Dove.
SR 565 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Creating an interim committee to be named the Senate Special Committee on Business, Technology, and Education.
SR 634 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Recognizing a portion of the old Texas Highway No.2 as the Willie Nelson Road.
SR 656 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending Bill Hickey.
SR 659 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to FFA team members from Lorena.
SR 670 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending Edward Owen Jackson for his life of service to others.
SR 718 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Extending congratulations to Monsignor Mark Deering.
SR 844 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Granting Dennis Randolph permission to sue State for injuries received in baseball game with staff of Lieutenant Governor William P. Hobby.
68th 1st Called Session
SR 3 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Establishing a special interim committee to study the interdependence of small businesses, high technology, and the State's education system.
SR 21 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending Jack H. Kultgen.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 51 Author: Edwards, Chet
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the counting of straight-ticket ballots.
SR 68 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Commending those involved in the manufacture and installation of the new Senate carpeting.
SR 94 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Congratulating Robert W. Lavohn.
SR 95 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Congratulating Daniel R. Holmes.
SR 96 Author: Edwards, Chet
Caption: Congratulating Micahel D. Lowry.