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Legislation authored by Chris Harris

Includes legislation with Chris Harris as the primary author for the 69th through 82nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

82nd Regular Session
SB 259 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of persons arrested on other grounds.
SB 283 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of associate judges in child protective services cases.
SB 284 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 285 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to exempting certain judicial officers from certain requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license and to the authority of certain judicial officers to carry certain weapons.
SB 286 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to attorney's fees and other costs in guardianship proceedings.
SB 309 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to events to receive funding through a major events trust fund.
SB 382 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an administrative fee for defendants required by a court to perform community service in lieu of serving a term of confinement in county jail.
SB 383 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the imposition and use of certain court costs for breath alcohol testing programs.
SB 384 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of the voter registrations of persons who are not United States citizens.
SB 481 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the removal of a guardian of an incapacitated person ordered by a court.
SB 482 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to authorization agreements between parents and nonparent relatives of a child.
SB 483 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.
SB 582 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to service of process on certain domestic and foreign entities for the collection of delinquent property taxes.
SB 715 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to access to a child's medical records by the child's attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, or amicus attorney.
SB 716 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the periodic review of the child support guidelines.
SB 717 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the purpose and duties of the Council on Children and Families.
SB 785 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the termination of the parent-child relationship and the duty to pay child support in circumstances involving mistaken paternity.
SB 786 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to procedures for establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support obligations.
SB 787 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements of a child in hearings on an application for a protective order.
SB 788 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain statutory references to the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 789 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the duration of a protective order against family violence.
SB 790 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a tenant's failure to pay rent during an appeal of an eviction for nonpayment of rent.
SB 817 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the division of community property on dissolution of marriage.
SB 818 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain temporary orders in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship during a parent's military deployment.
SB 819 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to family violence and protective orders.
SB 820 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to a court order for the possession of or access to a child under three years of age.
SB 1025 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service of citation and appointment of an attorney ad litem for an indigent parent in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1026 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of an attorney ad litem appointed for a parent or an alleged father in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1027 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the provision of legal services by a guardian in connection with a guardianship.
SB 1028 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent defendant in a capital case and to the reimbursement of certain expenses incurred by appointed counsel.
SB 1029 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of a person as a vexatious litigant.
SB 1061 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an application for a tax warrant authorizing the seizure of personal property for the payment of ad valorem taxes.
SB 1106 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exchange of confidential information concerning certain juveniles.
SB 1359 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
SB 1360 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases.
SB 1457 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to administrative procedures for title insurance hearings, licensing, and enforcement.
SB 1458 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the reenactment of the franchise tax credit for research and development expenditures.
SB 1459 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain private transfer fees and the preservation of private real property rights; providing penalties.
SB 1460 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to energy savings performance contracts.
SB 1617 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the discretionary transfer from a juvenile court to a criminal court of certain alleged offenses arising out of a single criminal transaction.
SB 1738 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to insurance premium and maintenance taxes, and payment of excess losses of the Windstorm Insurance Association.
SB 1824 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of title insurance; providing criminal and administrative penalties.
SB 1887 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs in certain county criminal courts of Tarrant County.
SCR 47 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 785.
SCR 48 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recalling S.B. No. 785 from the governor for clerical correction.
SJR 13 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain revenue collected by a public entity from the use of a tolled highway project in this state to be used only for roadways.
SR 8 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater on the occasion of its grand opening.
SR 10 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs football team on the occasion of its victory in the Rose Bowl.
SR 29 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Danny F. Vance of Arlington on the occasion of his retirement from the Trinity River Authority of Texas.
SR 48 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Rangers on winning the American League Championship and advancing to the World Series.
SR 81 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Celebrating January 26, 2011, as Arlington to Austin Day.
SR 187 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Marcus High School marching band on winning its third consecutive University Interscholastic League Class 5A marching band championship.
SR 188 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The University of Texas at Arlington on the occasion of the dedication of the new Engineering Research Building.
SR 189 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 8, 2011, as Mansfield Day at the State Capitol.
SR 208 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stan Jaworski on the occasion of his retirement from the Federal Aviation Administration.
SR 229 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lou Spiegel on the occasion of her retirement from the Mansfield Independent School District.
SR 286 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jack Barker of Coppell for being selected as a Distinguished Finalist by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.
SR 300 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating Tarrant County Days at the State Capitol on March 2 and 3, 2011.
SR 301 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Flower Mound on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the town's incorporation.
SR 391 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating the Hebron High School Girls' Volleyball Team on winning the University Interscholastic League Class 5A state championship title.
SR 392 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Tom Vandergriff of Arlington.
SR 448 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Maria Zuniga on her advancement to the national finals of the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest.
SR 624 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Senator Don Kennard of Arlington.
SR 625 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sammy Andrews for his contributions to the sport of rodeo and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.
SR 676 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Billy Mills for his 35 years of service as Judge of County Criminal Court Number 3 in Tarrant County.
SR 683 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Harmony Science Academy of Grand Prairie for its achievements.
SR 694 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2011, as Scottish Heritage Month and celebrating National Tartan Day on April 6.
SR 728 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the delegation from Furneaux Elementary School in Carrollton to the State Capitol.
SR 775 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Scott Snow for his service on the board of trustees of the Mansfield Independent School District.
SR 776 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kimberly Ventura of Irving for being named Outstanding Marketing Student by the Texas Career and Technology Council.
SR 856 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gale Moericke for his service to the Mansfield Independent School District.
SR 857 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patricia Bridges Andrews for her contributions to her community and the state.
SR 890 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Six Flags Over Texas on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 891 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Marcus High School Marauders boys' basketball team for winning a state championship.
SR 939 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The University of Texas at Arlington women's tennis team for winning the Southland Conference championship title.
SR 952 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Arlington Municipal Airport for receiving the 2011 Reliever Airport of the Year Award.
SR 953 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of Dalworthington Gardens on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 954 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Steven E. Simmons for his service to the Texas Department of Transportation.
SR 976 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Janice McAfee of Arlington on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1229 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Denton County Transportation Authority on its public launch of the first phase of its passenger rail.
81st Regular Session
SB 268 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of the voter registrations of persons who are not United States citizens.
SB 269 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to use of electronically readable information on a driver's license or personal identification certificate in connection with the over-the-counter sale of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or norpseudoephedrine; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 270 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the reporting of income-producing contracts or programs entered into or operated by school districts.
SB 271 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to informal caregiver support services and to the appointment of a successor guardian for certain wards adjudicated as totally incapacitated.
SB 272 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Tarrant County.
SB 516 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the filing of an affidavit stating that a plaintiff is not a vexatious litigant.
SB 517 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of the child support guidelines in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 518 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to providing access to certain information relating to the discretionary transfer of a child from a juvenile court to a criminal court.
SB 519 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the termination of the parent-child relationship and the duty to pay child support in circumstances involving mistaken paternity.
SB 520 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain applicants for a vehicle dealer general distinguishing number complete a dealer education course.
SB 863 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to adoption of certain information technology.
SB 864 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the qualifications and duties of a parenting coordinator in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 865 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to child support enforcement and disbursement and to health care coverage for children in Title IV-D cases.
SB 866 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the rights and liabilities of the parties in a suit for dissolution of a marriage and certain post-dissolution proceedings.
SB 873 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a requirement that certain appraisal districts provide for electronic filing of and electronic communications regarding a protest of appraised value by the owner of a residence homestead.
SB 884 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to compensation of certain persons by a domestic insurance company.
SB 885 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities.
SB 916 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to exempting certain judicial officers from certain requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license and to the authority of certain judicial officers to carry certain weapons.
SB 917 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of charitable trust for purposes of court jurisdiction.
SB 918 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to attorney general participation in proceedings involving charitable trusts.
SB 919 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an administrative fee for defendants required by a court to perform community service in lieu of serving a term of confinement in county jail.
SB 920 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the right to an expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.
SB 922 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of certain magistrates.
SB 923 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice of proposed increases in fees charged by the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain permits.
SB 1036 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to amendments to the Texas Timeshare Act.
SB 1247 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the imposition and use of the municipal hotel occupancy tax by certain eligible central municipalities.
SB 1314 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture.
SB 1377 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the administration of the compensation to victims of crime fund and the compensation to victims of crime auxiliary fund.
SB 1579 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the procedure for appointment of counsel for indigent defendants.
SB 1580 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the imposition and use of certain court costs for breath alcohol testing programs.
SB 1581 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent defendant in a capital case and to the reimbursement of certain expenses incurred by appointed counsel.
SB 1582 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for capturing, transporting, or transplanting white-tailed or mule deer without a permit.
SB 1583 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer.
SB 1584 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalties associated with violations of laws pertaining to a deer breeder permit.
SB 1585 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the approval of a biologist for a permit to trap, transport, and process deer.
SB 1586 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a shared database for deer breeder reporting requirements.
SB 1639 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to requirements based on dollar amounts regarding payment bonds and change orders for certain public contracts.
SB 1640 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to methods and procedures of ad valorem tax valuation of inventory of persons engaged in the business of leasing or renting certain vehicles, machinery, or equipment, and to any collection by those persons of tax escrow payments.
SB 1641 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain construction liens under the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act; providing civil penalties.
SB 1642 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue for certain transportation systems.
SB 1660 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of criminal trespass for process servers.
SB 1661 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to child support liens on real property.
SB 1745 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain offenses involving boating safety and the disposition of fines for certain water safety offenses.
SB 1746 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an interim study of recreational boating safety in Texas.
SB 1776 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to assessment of certain charges by a commercial landlord that is a governmental entity.
SB 1777 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to disbursement of child support payments in Title IV-D cases.
SB 1778 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with a data center for economic benefits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act.
SB 1965 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the regulation of retail installment contracts for commercial vehicles.
SB 1966 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to debt cancellation agreements offered in connection with motor vehicle retail installment contracts.
SB 2091 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties.
SB 2160 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to multidistrict litigation.
SB 2172 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations.
SB 2173 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use hotel occupancy tax revenue for certain venue projects.
SB 2174 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to enter into an agreement with a school district to dedicate revenue from a tax increment fund to the district for the acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of an educational facility.
SB 2386 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the designation of the Diamond Interchange.
SB 2387 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain credit transactions and lenders.
SB 2454 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to preferences of certain district courts in Tarrant County.
SB 2466 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Cypress Waters Municipal Management District; providing the authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
SB 2482 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to local regulation of distance requirements for businesses selling alcoholic beverages near certain establishments.
SB 2505 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to safety of children who participate in rodeos.
SJR 25 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain revenue collected by a public entity from the use of a tolled highway project in this state to be used only for transportation projects.
SR 67 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 28, 2009, as Team Arlington Day.
SR 212 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2009, as Mansfield Day at the State Capitol.
SR 214 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2009, as Irving Day at the State Capitol.
SR 366 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Irving Independent School District on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 484 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce for receiving a 5-Star Accreditation from the United States Chamber of Commerce.
SR 548 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Mansfield Summit High School girls' basketball team for winning the University Interscholastic League Class 5A state basketball championship.
SR 626 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Vernon Newsom on the occasion of his retirement as superintendent of the Mansfield Independent School District.
SR 822 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Coppell High School Cowgirls soccer team for winning the University Interscholastic League Class 5A state championship title.
SR 852 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Douglas N. Stover for his service as Mayor of the City of Coppell.
SR 969 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the North and East Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association on the occasion of its annual conference.
SR 1065 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jack E. Singley on the occasion of his retirement from the Irving Independent School District.
SR 1066 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming June 2009 as Texas Scottish History Month.
SR 1081 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1161.
81st 1st Called Session
SR 28 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Children's Advocacy Center of Denton County on the occasion of the grand opening of its new facility.
80th Regular Session
SB 88 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the proximity of certain sex offenders' residences to premises where children commonly gather.
SB 226 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a computerized map system containing the locations of residences of registered sex offenders and premises where children commonly gather.
SB 227 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the perfection of a child support lien on a motor vehicle.
SB 228 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, including proceedings for the establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support, parentage, and possession of and access to a child; providing a civil penalty.
SB 229 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the seal of a district court and the signature of the district clerk used on process issued by the court.
SB 230 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the notification required when certain school students who engage in certain criminal conduct transfer to a new school.
SB 231 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to child support enforcement.
SB 232 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the rendition and issuance of an administrative qualified domestic relations order to enforce child support obligations.
SB 233 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint to determine whether persons are boating while intoxicated.
SB 234 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the reporting of income-producing contracts or programs entered into or operated by school districts.
SB 235 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the composition of a county bail bond board.
SB 251 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to parking of a motor vehicle operated by or for the transportation of a veteran with a disability in certain parking spaces; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 302 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an administrative fee for defendants required by a court to perform community service in lieu of serving a term of confinement in county jail.
SB 303 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to health care coverage for a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 304 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the calculation of child support obligations.
SB 305 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the impoundment of a motor vehicle on the owner's second or subsequent conviction of operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility for the vehicle.
SB 306 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent defendant in a capital case and to the reimbursement of certain expenses incurred by appointed counsel.
SB 307 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to use of electronically readable information on a driver's license or personal identification certificate in connection with the over-the-counter sale of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or norpseudoephedrine; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 334 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of health benefit plan issuers and dissemination of information to patients, physicians, and other providers.
SB 395 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to dismissal of the charge in certain traffic offense cases.
SB 396 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants.
SB 397 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of an oath in this state.
SB 398 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to dismissal of the charge in certain motor vehicle equipment offenses.
SB 399 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to postponement of jury service in certain counties.
SB 410 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipal peace officers on a lake located partly in a municipality.
SB 429 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to a child support lien and notice of levy for the enforcement of child support obligations.
SB 430 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to a claim for reimbursement in a suit to dissolve a marriage.
SB 431 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of an associate judge in certain family law proceedings.
SB 432 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the consent to and annulment of certain marriages.
SB 433 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to attorney's fees in certain postjudgment proceedings.
SB 462 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the allocation of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the arts for certain municipalities.
SB 463 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for misdemeanors.
SB 464 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of a charge for failure to timely update certain information on a driver's license or personal identification certificate.
SB 512 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the attachment of a judgment lien to homestead property.
SB 513 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain applicants for a vehicle dealer general distinguishing number complete a dealer education course.
SB 521 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of funeral service disruption.
SB 562 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to an exemption from jury duty in certain counties.
SB 626 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement to complete the boater education course and the deposit of fees from that course.
SB 696 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.
SB 734 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to circumstances under which court reporting firms, shorthand reporting firms, and affiliate offices are considered to provide services in this state.
SB 777 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain judges in criminal cases to modify the amount or conditions of bail set by a justice of the peace or municipal court judge.
SB 778 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the use of certain technology to conduct certain mental health proceedings.
SB 864 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to offenses involving boating safety.
SB 919 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Viridian Municipal Management District; providing the authority to issue bonds and impose taxes.
SB 967 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to injurious or disruptive conduct at major venue sporting events; providing penalties.
SB 990 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the marital property interest in certain employee benefits and the statute of limitations applicable to certain actions asserting claims under marital property agreements.
SB 998 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a defendant's inability to pay certain expenses during a period of probation provided by a judge in a justice or municipal court.
SB 1003 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to areas of an airport where weapons are prohibited; providing a penalty.
SB 1171 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of drivers education and driving safety programs by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
SB 1319 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to county development district programs to promote tourism.
SB 1320 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the licensing, acquisition, regulation, and taxation of manufactured housing; providing administrative and criminal penalties.
SB 1367 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1617 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the collection of motor vehicle sales taxes on seller-financed sales by dealers and the registration of finance companies related to those dealers.
SB 1701 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a successor guardian for certain wards adjudicated as totally incapacitated.
SB 1702 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the age at which juvenile records may be sealed.
SB 1703 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the inspection of registered or listed family homes.
SB 1704 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to exempting expenditures for advertising from certain competitive bidding requirements for municipalities.
SB 1705 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the requirements of a candidate for certain judicial offices to be placed on the ballot.
SB 1706 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the resale by a taxing unit of real property that is sold to the taxing unit at an ad valorem tax sale.
SB 1742 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the sale and possession of horsemeat and the sale of equine animals.
SB 1921 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and composition of the governing board of the Texas Youth Commission.
SCR 58 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Lewisville Lake as the Urban Bass Fishing Capital of Texas.
SR 56 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 30, 2007, as Dallas County Day at the Capitol.
SR 189 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at Arlington Wheelchair Basketball Team for winning the 2006 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.
SR 198 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Coppell Middle School North Cougar Band for being named the 2006-2007 Texas State Honor Band by the Texas Music Educators Association.
SR 324 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Specialist Nathaniel Aaron Aguirre of Carrollton.
SR 325 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Major Matthew Wade Worrell of Lewisville.
SR 338 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the City of Highland Village for being named the Safest City in North Texas.
SR 421 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2007, as Grand Prairie Day at the Capitol.
SR 458 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2007, as Irving Day at the State Capitol.
SR 542 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Donald Elementary School in Flower Mound for being named a 2006 No Child Left Behind–Blue Ribbon School.
SR 661 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James W. Callicutt on the occasion of his retirement from The University of Texas at Arlington.
SR 815 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 887 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the drumline of Flower Mound High School in Flower Mound for winning a national championship.
SR 888 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the marching band of Marcus High School for winning a state championship.
SR 895 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys soccer team from Marcus High School in Flower Mound for winning the Class 5A state championship.
SR 990 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Arbor Creek Middle School in Carrollton for earning Gold Performance Acknowledgements from the Texas Education Agency.
SR 1083 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the United States Army Rest and Recuperation program at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
SR 1097 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Christa McAuliffe Elementary School in Lewisville on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
SR 1167 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charles Emery of Denton County for being named Outstanding Board Member of the Year by the American Public Transportation Association.
79th Regular Session
SB 21 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 170 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of Interstate Highway 20 inside Dallas and Tarrant Counties as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway.
SB 171 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts.
SB 172 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals.
SB 173 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to banning handguns and certain other weapons from parking areas associated with schools or educational institutions; providing criminal penalties.
SB 234 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of grand jury bailiffs in Tarrant County.
SB 235 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of bailiffs and grand jury bailiffs for certain courts.
SB 321 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the 396th District Court.
SB 359 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to notice regarding rental car damage waivers.
SB 650 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the funding for the plan.
SB 651 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth missing persons DNA database.
SB 1006 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the period of time during which a person may be supervised in a pretrial intervention program and the fee that may be charged for the program.
SB 1007 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the placement of a defendant in the state boot camp program as a condition of deferred adjudication community supervision.
SB 1008 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an automobile club membership offered in connection with a loan.
SB 1009 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as lobbyists.
SB 1010 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to prohibited conflicts of interest of registered lobbyists.
SB 1011 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to restrictions on and reporting of certain expenditures by registered lobbyists.
SB 1012 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Arlington and its engineering facilities.
SB 1013 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of private legal counsel by certain hospital districts.
SB 1014 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to records on appeal in municipal courts of record.
SB 1028 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and certain related businesses, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.
SB 1029 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments.
SB 1147 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of visiting associate judges.
SB 1148 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to protecting the confidentiality of certain identifying personal information contained in court records.
SB 1149 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the electronic transmission of health benefit information between a health benefit plan issuer and a physician or health care provider.
SB 1150 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to parental consent for the performance of an abortion; providing penalties.
SB 1151 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.
SB 1152 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the perfection of a child support lien on a motor vehicle.
SB 1153 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, including proceedings for the establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support; providing a civil penalty.
SB 1154 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the appointment of substitute trustees in certain foreclosures.
SB 1155 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the notice required for a sale of real property under a contract lien.
SB 1156 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an exemption from The Real Estate License Act for persons who conduct foreclosure sales.
SB 1157 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to trusts.
SB 1158 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings.
SB 1159 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons who repossess motor vehicles; providing penalties.
SB 1160 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the civil penalty for late filing of a lobby registration or report that is corrected by the registrant.
SB 1161 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
SB 1162 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to notice in certain real property transactions concerning public improvement districts.
SB 1276 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to financial disclosure by appointed state officers after leaving office.
SB 1277 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee.
SB 1765 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the management of deer on private property; providing penalties.
SB 1766 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transferring certain responsibilities from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife to the Texas Department of Agriculture.
SB 1767 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to charity care and government-sponsored indigent health care provided at certain for-profit hospitals.
SB 1768 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the attachment of a judgment lien to homestead property.
SB 1769 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to administrators of certain hospital districts.
SB 1770 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to Texas Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association.
SB 1844 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to scholarships for the fifth year of accounting programs at public and private institutions of higher education.
SJR 5 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SR 79 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Texas High School Rodeo Association and recognizing February 7, 2005, as THSRA Day at the State Capitol.
SR 128 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2005, as Tarrant County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 455 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming representatives of the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards to the State Capitol.
SR 635 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2005, as Barnett Shale Day at the State Capitol.
SR 636 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Shaken Baby Alliance of Fort Worth during Child Abuse Prevention Month.
SR 872 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Phillip William Ellis of Grand Prairie.
SR 881 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Marcus High School girls' soccer team on winning the Class 5A state championship.
SR 988 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2005 as Elder Abuse Prevention Month.
SR 1102 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the staff of the Engrossing and Enrolling Department for their service to the Texas Senate and congratulating them on being named the 2005 administrative recipients of the Betty King Public Service Award.
SR 1103 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Detta Haffelder for her Senate service and congratulating her on being named the 2005 legislative recipient of the Betty King Public Service Award.
79th 1st Called Session
SB 12 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SJR 11 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
79th 2nd Called Session
SB 11 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 23 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Arlington.
SJR 3 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
79th 3rd Called Session
SR 58 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May, 2006, as Elder Abuse Prevention Month.
SR 173 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Girl Scouts of the United States of America on the occasion of the organization's 94th anniversary.
78th Regular Session
SB 9 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the United States House of Representatives from the State of Texas.
SB 208 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the contents of physician profiles created by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
SB 220 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 256 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts.
SB 312 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil liability of and liability insurance for certain nursing institutions.
SB 313 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to collection of civil damages awarded against certain nonprofit institutions.
SB 351 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons who repossess motor vehicles; providing penalties.
SB 354 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of certain district courts and criminal district courts of Tarrant County.
SB 391 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of a jail commissary by a sheriff in certain counties.
SB 416 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the regulation of boilers.
SB 417 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to interest rate ceilings on certain commercial loans.
SB 441 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the transportation by motor vehicle of persons within the boundaries of certain airports; providing criminal penalties.
SB 551 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the priority of a construction lender's lien over a mechanic's lien.
SB 552 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the period for which a court may order temporary inpatient mental health services for certain persons.
SB 572 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the euthanasia of an animal by an animal shelter; providing criminal penalties.
SB 573 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to adoption of the Uniform Principal and Income Act.
SB 574 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the duties and removal of a trustee.
SB 575 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to adoption of the Uniform Prudent Investor Act.
SB 576 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the exercise of powers of appointment.
SB 577 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to probate matters.
SB 631 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the suspension of sentence and the deferral of adjudication in cases involving certain misdemeanor traffic offenses.
SB 702 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to information regarding certain complaints filed with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and related settlements.
SB 752 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to joint negotiation by physicians and health benefit plans.
SB 753 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the allowable operating expenses of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts.
SB 809 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the application of the public information law to information pertaining to the security or vulnerability of the infrastructure, buildings, or operations of an airport.
SB 810 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the regulation of social workers; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 922 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the appointments and duties of Tarrant County criminal magistrates.
SB 952 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalty group classification of 3,4-methylenedioxy methamphetamine (MDMA, MDM) and related criminal offenses.
SB 1130 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the office of public interest counsel.
SB 1131 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to funding of certain emergency medical services, trauma facilities, and trauma care systems.
SB 1174 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to salary payments to municipal and county employees called to active military duty.
SB 1175 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of tow trucks and to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to regulate tow trucks; providing penalties.
SB 1176 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of roofing contractors; providing penalties.
SB 1177 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to deferred presentment transactions.
SB 1178 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to guardianships of incapacitated persons; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1220 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.
SB 1321 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to renumbering or relettering certain provisions of enacted codes.
SB 1322 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 77th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 1323 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments.
SB 1324 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and certain related businesses, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.
SB 1449 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to conflicts of interest involving lobbyists.
SB 1450 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to transport the ward to an inpatient mental health facility and file for emergency detention under certain circumstances and to consent to the administration of certain medication.
SB 1452 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to an offense for certain communications between an appraisal review board member and a chief appraiser or appraisal district employee concerning a matter related to an ad valorem tax protest.
SB 1502 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain local option elections for certain cities located in more than one county.
SB 1503 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain local option elections for certain cities located in more than one county.
SB 1504 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle sales and the powers and duties of the Motor Vehicle Board of the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1505 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of fares imposed for the use of certain public transportation systems; providing penalties.
SB 1506 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Texas County Child Welfare Boards special license plates.
SB 1507 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the use of powers of attorney in certain motor vehicle transfers; providing a penalty.
SB 1804 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain health care treatment plans and pharmaceutical services and to medical necessity reviews.
SB 1805 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of child support obligations, including interstate enforcement.
SB 1806 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to notice to an employer of a court order requiring an employee to provide medical support for the employee's child; providing penalties.
SB 1807 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the establishment and adjudication of certain parent-child relationships.
SB 1808 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of paternity and the establishment and enforcement of child support and medical support for a child.
SB 1919 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for assaults committed against certain sports participants.
SB 1949 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the cancer registry.
SJR 15 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SJR 22 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to define rates of interest for commercial loans.
SR 79 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 3, 2003, as Texas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging Day at the Capitol.
SR 129 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2003, as Kidney Day at the State Capitol.
SR 182 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the cheerleaders of Hebron High School in Hebron for winning a national competition.
SR 211 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2003, as Tarrant County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 570 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Diana Rhein for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 571 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Gloria Rubio for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 572 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jean Stevens for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 573 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mary Patricia Taylor for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 574 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Shawntalez Tezeno for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 575 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Debbie Yarger for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 576 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Paul Chapinduka for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 577 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Helen Christine Alderman for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 578 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Kathryn Anthony for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 579 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Basilia Delgado for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 580 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Vania Folegatti for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 581 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Stefanie Gerron for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 582 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tara L. Harris for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 583 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tiffany Hawkins for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 584 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Marissa Hellawell Maier for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 585 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lidia Morris for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 586 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Hanah McElroy for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 587 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dave Perry for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 588 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Suzanne Puckett for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 589 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Elizabeth Worling for contributing to the educational system of Texas.
SR 624 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the athletes participating in the Special Olympics World Summer Games.
SR 711 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas High School Rodeo Association.
SR 818 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the drill team of Coppell High School in Coppell for winning a national competition.
SR 953 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Again read
Caption: In memory of Charles P. Schulze, Jr., of Irving.
SR 1015 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1493.
SR 1045 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1365.
78th 1st Called Session
SB 7 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 25 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the United States House of Representatives from the State of Texas.
SJR 3 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
78th 3rd Called Session
SB 19 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to liability in civil actions against municipal hospital authority contractors.
SCR 2 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 15 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James K. Burnett for his service to the state.
SR 30 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Amending the Rules of the Senate, 78th Legislature.
SR 83 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Steve Robinson on his retirement as executive director of the Texas Youth Commission.
78th 4th Called Session
SB 7 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SJR 4 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SR 10 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys soccer team of Coppell High School in Coppell for winning the Class 5A state championship.
SR 11 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the girls soccer team of Creekview High School in Carrollton for winning the Class 5A state championship.
SR 27 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing C. B. Berry Elementary School in Arlington on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 66 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Saeed Jones of Lewisville for winning the state championship of the American Legion's National High School Oratorical Contest.
SR 70 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Sandra Sellers for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 71 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dolores Gardner for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 72 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Kelly Alipour for contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 73 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Nancy Garcia for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 74 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mija Hood for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 75 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lisa Baker for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 76 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Kathryn Anthony for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 77 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Basilia Delgado for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 78 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tiffany Hawkins for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 79 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Gloria Rubio for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 80 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Denise Gordon for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 81 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jennifer Halbrook for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 82 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Melanie Jefferis for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 83 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jackie Lindsey for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 84 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Debbie Repp for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 85 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Janet Shull for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 86 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jean Stevens for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 87 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Stefanie Gerron for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 88 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Carol Brown for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 89 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dave Perry for his contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 90 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Theresa Stewart for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 91 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Sue Puckett for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 92 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tara Harris for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
SR 93 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Debbie Yarger for her contributions to the educational system of Texas.
77th Regular Session
SB 229 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the date for holding elections in certain cities.
SB 230 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the transfer of funds to optional retirement programs for certain employees of public schools.
SB 231 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of a governmental unit for an act or omission of an off-duty law enforcement officer.
SB 232 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 30 between Dallas and Fort Worth as the Tom Landry Highway.
SB 233 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to parental liability for the conduct of a child.
SB 234 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures.
SB 235 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals; imposing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 236 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to court-ordered medical support and the funding of certain health benefit programs for certain children.
SB 243 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to financing capital improvements and facility expansions through the assessment of impact fees; providing a civil penalty.
SB 250 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the persons who are eligible for appointment as a temporary justice of the peace.
SB 251 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of proceeds and certain property to a county law enforcement agency under criminal asset forfeiture laws.
SB 252 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to notice of the appointment of a receiver in a suit for dissolution of a marriage.
SB 277 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the transfer, sale, or assignment of structured settlements.
SB 278 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to rates, forms, and maintenance taxes for commercial automobile insurance.
SB 305 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 306 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Securities Board; providing penalties.
SB 309 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain governmental entities.
SB 310 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 318 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 434 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records.
SB 448 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to removal of an unauthorized vehicle; providing a civil penalty.
SB 488 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the recognition of a same-sex marriage or civil union.
SB 594 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to retrospective reviews of health care services by utilization review agents.
SB 595 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to information regarding certain complaints filed with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and related settlements.
SB 615 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of security services for purposes of the application of the sales tax.
SB 679 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the enactment of the Texas Economic Development Act, authorizing certain ad valorem tax incentives for economic development, including authorizing school districts to provide tax relief for certain corporations and limited liability companies that make large investments that create or maintain jobs in this state, and to continuing the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
SB 730 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the issuance of citations to persons arrested for certain misdemeanors and to the suspension of sentence and the deferral of adjudication in cases involving certain misdemeanor traffic offenses.
SB 769 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain information be provided in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 770 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to availability of health benefit plan coverage for certain dependents of an enrollee.
SB 771 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to a consumers' guide for employers regarding health benefit plans.
SB 772 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Human Services to establish criteria for designating nursing facility operators with excellent operating records as eligible to acquire a license to operate another existing nursing facility on an expedited basis.
SB 773 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the general power of the Texas Department of Transportation to contract.
SB 774 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the composition of the third and eighth administrative judicial regions.
SB 775 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring the seller of residential real property to disclose to the purchaser the location of certain commercial enterprises.
SB 776 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to child support, including the accrual of interest on child support and the treatment of overpayments.
SB 852 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to public school teachers.
SB 853 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to service of citation and publication of certain notices required by law.
SB 854 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability.
SB 955 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the delegation of certain functions by health maintenance organizations.
SB 1067 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to certain agreements for the payment of subcontractors.
SB 1082 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to licensing, inspecting, surveying, and investigating certain nursing institutions.
SB 1083 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain nursing institutions.
SB 1084 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring hepatitis A vaccines for food service employees.
SB 1085 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the advisory committee on inpatient mental health services.
SB 1086 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum qualifications of certain persons conducting a social study in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1087 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Public Safety Commission.
SB 1088 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to designating the Texas Rangers as a separate law enforcement division under the authority of the Public Safety Commission.
SB 1111 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to permissible activities of certain short-term state employees.
SB 1188 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an office of inspector general.
SB 1224 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to occupations regulated by the Texas Commission on Private Security.
SB 1304 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the creation of a missing persons DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth; providing a penalty.
SB 1305 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to incorporating services for children with special health care needs into the state child health plan for certain low-income children.
SB 1306 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of pre-existing surveys by title insurance agents and companies.
SB 1307 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to uniform closing and settlement statements.
SB 1498 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing a recreational facility fee at The University of Texas at Arlington.
SB 1567 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Emerging University excellence fund to promote research and excellence at certain institutions of higher education.
SB 1568 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing of national and state banks to underwrite certain credit insurance products as principal.
SB 1719 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to consent to the voluntary admission of the ward to an inpatient psychiatric facility.
SCR 75 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 310.
SJR 36 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the 1997 school property tax relief for homesteads and dedicate the additional tax revenue to fund health care coverage for public school teachers.
SJR 46 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to transfer to the economic stabilization fund certain excess earnings on investments of money in the general revenue fund.
SR 14 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Captain Joey J. Ziemian of Euless.
SR 15 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Matilda Meador of Arlington.
SR 178 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 5, 2001, as Court Reporter Day at the State Capitol.
SR 292 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2001, as Mansfield Day at the State Capitol.
SR 522 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the girls basketball team of Mansfield High School in Mansfield.
SR 849 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dee Ann Wooldridge.
SR 850 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Terri Barnes.
SR 851 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rose Elliott.
SR 852 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Karena Williams.
SR 853 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Liz Lawler.
SR 854 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ralph Houy.
SR 855 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Steven Jagielski.
SR 856 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Holly Franz.
SR 857 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tina Lyons.
SR 858 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Melvia Ehrhart.
SR 859 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dave Perry.
SR 860 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Greg White.
SR 861 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rebecca Spaulding.
SR 862 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cynthia Cadena.
SR 863 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Deborah Flynn.
SR 864 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Barbara D. Frazier.
SR 865 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Diana Kucera.
SR 866 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brenda McGeorge.
SR 867 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Walter Keasler.
SR 868 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Catherine Farrah.
SR 869 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Emily Holt.
SR 870 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Katie Goodspeed.
SR 871 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Amelia Harden.
SR 872 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joyce Hill.
SR 873 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Suann Claunch.
SR 1010 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the AsiaTech@Austin 2001 Expo.
SR 1042 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Buckley family.
SR 1043 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Estelle Teague.
SR 1092 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joshua D. Stewart of Arlington.
SR 1190 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2255.
SR 1216 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1831.
76th Regular Session
SB 56 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to abatement of common nuisances.
SB 57 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the exception from required disclosure under the public information law of information relating to litigation.
SB 66 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting gun safes from the sales tax.
SB 69 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 83 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to informed consent to the performance of an abortion; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 91 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing title auditors to audit and review escrow and trust accounts of title insurance companies.
SB 92 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the voluntary surrender or automatic forfeiture of a license of a title insurance agent, direct operation, escrow officer, or title attorney.
SB 97 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to long-term care for public employees.
SB 105 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to reports of an audit by a title insurance agent or direct operation of a title insurance company.
SB 118 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the payment or transfer of certain restitution or other money to a local registry or the Title IV-D agency.
SB 126 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to suits to establish county boundaries.
SB 136 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to donations of juror reimbursements.
SB 147 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the designation of the primary physical residence of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 149 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective with Fall Semester 1999
Caption: Relating to student intercollegiate athletic fees at The University of Texas at Arlington.
SB 150 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to appeal of certain decisions of a county civil service commission.
SB 153 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the payment of costs in a proceeding for court-ordered mental health services.
SB 172 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to a qualified commercial loan.
SB 293 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the statutory terminology used to describe certain disadvantaged public school students.
SB 294 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the appointment of probate masters for certain courts.
SB 328 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of driver's training courses and the issuance of certain driver's licenses.
SB 346 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health and human services regions.
SB 347 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to liability for injury or property damage arising from a motor vehicle accident and related effects on motor vehicle insurance.
SB 355 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Incentive and Productivity Commission.
SB 359 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
SB 360 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention.
SB 368 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to court-ordered child support, including the child support enforcement functions of the office of the attorney general and the sunset review of those functions and the implementation of the child support enforcement provisions of the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 373 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies; providing a penalty.
SB 391 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of a child support order by a domestic relations office and to requests for related information.
SB 422 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the sealing of juvenile records.
SB 423 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the operation, funding, and administration of certain workforce development programs.
SB 468 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to licensing requirements for certain persons providing abortion services.
SB 469 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the retention of certain appellate court records.
SB 470 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to state financial assistance for juvenile justice alternative education programs that provide student transportation.
SB 481 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase of library materials by certain institutions of higher education with constitutional funds.
SB 494 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to preserving the history and heritage of the state by establishing the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and by prescribing certain operations, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board.
SB 496 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres, prescribing permissible uses of rural and urban homesteads, and permitting an existing lien upon part of a homestead to extend to another part of the homestead.
SB 506 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to suits to recover damages resulting from construction defects; providing for recovery of a penalty from certain contractors.
SB 547 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain child support claims against the estate of a decedent.
SB 548 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts composed of Tarrant County.
SB 580 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for violating a court order regarding the parent-child relationship.
SB 581 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain employers who are required to withhold child support from an employee's earnings.
SB 617 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health Services
Caption: Relating to the penalty for practicing chiropractic without a license.
SB 618 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Chair
Caption: Relating to removal of an unauthorized vehicle; providing a civil penalty.
SB 619 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to county expenses paid from the interest on certain court registry funds.
SB 620 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a delinquent child support obligor to receive state grants or loans or receive payment on state contracts.
SB 624 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to certain crime control and prevention districts.
SB 716 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the power of a court to defer adjudication in cases involving misdemeanors punishable by fine only and payment of all court costs.
SB 731 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to structured settlements in certain personal injury actions.
SB 732 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain governmental entities located in certain municipalities with a development corporation to assess fees with the approval of the municipality.
SB 771 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the legal representation of county officials and employees by district and county attorneys.
SB 772 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to exempting certain persons from requirements related to the sale, exchange, or lease-purchase of a manufactured home.
SB 786 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the Texas State History Museum.
SB 787 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administrative adjudication of parking offenses in certain municipalities and at certain airports operated jointly by two municipalities.
SB 788 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to claims against, including motions for the recusal or disqualification of, certain judges.
SB 789 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a local option election for the sale of mixed beverages in restaurants.
SB 820 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensatory education allotment.
SB 841 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts in certain criminal cases, punishable only by a fine, that arise under the rules, orders, and resolutions of a joint airport board.
SB 886 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to fees assessed in a child support case.
SB 887 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain payments to the state disbursement unit and the transfer of certain child support information from the state case registry and disbursement unit to a local registry.
SB 888 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to electronic filing of records with a county clerk.
SB 889 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to air quality standards for certain airports.
SB 890 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the delegation of certain functions by health maintenance organizations.
SB 891 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation of credit unions.
SB 1083 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health Services
Caption: Relating to forming a professional association for the practice of dentistry.
SB 1084 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the assignment of benefits for dental care services.
SB 1085 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to forming a professional association for the practice of dentistry.
SB 1106 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to a statement of facts concerning the identity of heirs.
SB 1180 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to certain duties of county bail bond boards.
SB 1181 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of a magistrate to impose certain reasonable conditions of bond.
SB 1182 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain requirements of certain county jails.
SB 1190 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the availability of injunctive relief to prohibit use of state water without a permit and in violation of a permit exemption.
SB 1191 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the repair of a motor vehicle under an insurance policy; providing penalties.
SB 1192 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to providing notice of a violation before filing certain suits relating to interference with a possessory interest in a child.
SB 1359 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the rendition and appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes.
SB 1360 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to commercial automobile insurance.
SB 1361 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of a declaration for mental health treatment.
SB 1362 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain municipal planning professionals by the Texas Real Estate Commission; providing penalties.
SB 1363 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of library materials by a junior college district.
SB 1364 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to out-of-state political committees.
SB 1365 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas Department of Human Services and transferring its functions to other state agencies.
SB 1366 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to court reporting.
SB 1367 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to legislative access to information.
SB 1368 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, including the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 75th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 1369 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Printing rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the licensing and regulation of certain professions and business practices, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.
SB 1370 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Printing rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to public securities, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.
SB 1467 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and certain related businesses, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.
SB 1468 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation of physician joint negotiation.
SB 1469 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem tax records pertaining to the appraised value of property that is located in more than one appraisal district.
SB 1736 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to management and investment of trust assets.
SB 1737 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to guardianships and management trusts for incapacitated persons.
SB 1738 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the standard order for possession of or access to a child.
SB 1739 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to income withholding for child support arrearages.
SB 1740 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of structured settlements.
SB 1741 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to removal of the disabilities of minority.
SB 1742 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to certain proceedings in a foreclosure action.
SB 1743 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Pres.
Caption: Relating to the enhanced availability of broadband Internet access.
SB 1813 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of pawnbrokers and pawnshop employees.
SB 1814 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain health care expenses as additional child support.
SB 1815 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the designation of the primary residence of certain children in an order for possession of and access to a child.
SB 1816 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to terms of community supervision for violation of an order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1817 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale or purchase of toner cartridges with restrictions on the recycling or remanufacturing.
SB 1865 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1883 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain rates charged by a gas utility or municipally owned utility to a state agency.
SB 1900 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to issuance of special "Choose Life" license plates.
SCR 6 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house to establish a Blue Ribbon Task Force to study the uninsured issue.
SJR 13 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SJR 15 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to transactions by an incapacitated person in connection with a homestead.
SJR 22 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres, prescribing permissible uses of urban homesteads, and preventing the overburdening of a homestead.
SJR 37 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the application of equity loan law to cooperative membership fees and certificates.
SR 23 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Recreational Vehicle Association.
SR 90 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the cities of Benbrook, Texas, and Bled, Slovenia.
SR 350 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tillie Burgin of Arlington.
SR 364 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring police officer David S. Llewellyn of Dallas.
SR 460 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Mansfield High School Lady Tigers basketball team.
SR 608 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Barbara Cabbil.
SR 609 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer Celone.
SR 610 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer Dollar.
SR 611 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Melissa Gibbons.
SR 612 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charlee Hagan.
SR 613 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Vicki Hicks.
SR 614 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jeff Johnson.
SR 615 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lori Lane.
SR 616 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Liz Lawler.
SR 617 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dave Perry.
SR 618 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kristi Phillips.
SR 619 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Linda Ramsey.
SR 620 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Heidi Richardson.
SR 621 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sheryl Schickedanz.
SR 622 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Shelly Rapp.
SR 623 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Liz Schmidt.
SR 624 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Janice Stalling.
SR 625 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Johnny Stephens.
SR 626 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Peggy Strybosch.
SR 627 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Barbara Taylor.
SR 628 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ellen Thames.
SR 629 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kim Turner.
SR 630 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Carma Whitney.
SR 754 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Calvin Hammons of Parker County.
SR 1077 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of L. T. "Tolly" Wilson of Fort Worth.
75th Regular Session
SB 14 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to long-term care for public employees.
SB 27 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons that provide consumer credit information to third parties; providing a civil penalty.
SB 142 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to death of a viable fetus; providing penalties.
SB 143 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of cruelty to animals.
SB 144 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain sex offenders for deferred adjudication.
SB 166 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to deferral of proceedings for certain traffic offenses for completion of a driving safety course.
SB 167 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the offense of failing to pay the wages of an employee.
SB 195 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 201 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the disposition of freshwater trout stamp fees.
SB 202 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to hospital liens on certain recoveries in civil actions.
SB 210 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a voluntary consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan.
SB 243 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to liability of a parent for property damage to a hotel caused by a child.
SB 244 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain military veterans and the children of certain military personnel from certain fees.
SB 245 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to implementation of a school uniform policy at a public school.
SB 255 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the regulation of driver's training courses and to certificates issued on completion of such courses.
SB 286 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts composed of Tarrant County.
SB 311 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of beneficial interests in insurance.
SB 312 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain information in appraising a public school teacher.
SB 319 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiver of certain rights by a child.
SB 333 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the payments of insurance benefits for a child to the possessory or managing conservator of the child.
SB 334 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recodification of statutes relating to the marriage relationship.
SB 341 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for and the jurisdiction over certain traffic offenses committed by minors.
SB 343 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to speed limits for certain vehicles on public roads and highways.
SB 344 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain property acquired for use for a school.
SB 345 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to suits and investigations concerning the parent-child relationship that involve children born addicted to certain substances.
SB 347 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to enforcement by political subdivisions of the National Flood Insurance Program; providing a civil penalty.
SB 348 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to costs in certain family law cases.
SB 387 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of a rating system and consumer report cards to compare certain health benefit plans.
SB 402 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appointment of probate masters for certain courts.
SB 405 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to exempting certain reserve peace officers from the application of the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act.
SB 407 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to minimum standards, records, suspension or revocation of a license, and administrative penalties for abortion facilities.
SB 408 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to illegal fireworks and certain offenses relating to fireworks.
SB 416 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement and collection of child support payments.
SB 426 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the revision of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act to comply with federal law.
SB 434 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the provision and coordination of certain mental health services provided in certain facilities.
SB 435 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to standard orders for the possession of a child.
SB 439 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to audit working papers and draft audit reports under the open records law.
SB 440 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to licensing records requested from a state agency by another state agency for purposes of state contracting.
SB 441 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of theft when committed by a government contractor.
SB 442 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring that contractors and subcontractors disclose the status of their licenses, permits, and certificates to certain state agencies.
SB 464 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to providing fairness and choice to certain patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans.
SB 465 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the authority of a school district to charge a fee for transporting certain students.
SB 466 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the state's procurement of goods and services and to the state's contract management activities.
SB 497 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to certain persons having custody of an adult disabled child.
SB 504 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Transfer on Death Security Registration Act.
SB 505 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the characterization of a transaction as a sale of accounts or chattel paper.
SB 506 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the administration of decedents' estates.
SB 534 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the collection of claims for recovery of money under subrogation and third-party reimbursement rights arising from medical payments by health and human services agencies.
SB 578 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to standing for certain stepparents and stepgrandparents in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 579 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of manufactured housing; providing penalties.
SB 600 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the collection and use of certain information by cancer registries.
SB 612 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for endangering a child.
SB 619 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the expenses of the Court of Appeals for the Second Court of Appeals District.
SB 620 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to durable powers of attorney.
SB 622 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain school districts by detachment.
SB 641 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a physician who accepts a financial incentive; imposing penalties.
SB 642 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to abatement of common nuisances.
SB 677 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; providing a penalty.
SB 680 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the termination of the parent-child relationship.
SB 711 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Dalworthington Gardens.
SB 712 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to certain duties regarding family law proceedings performed by clerks of the court and certain law enforcement officers and parties to the suit.
SB 753 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of the operator of a railroad.
SB 754 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations applying to a lien on real property.
SB 791 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of a juvenile probation department to obtain certain information from a court relating to a child under the department's supervision.
SB 792 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to requirements for providers of substitute-care services for children.
SB 793 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the purchase of substitute care services.
SB 794 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain state agencies to use of assessment centers and developing standards and licensing procedures for assessment centers.
SB 795 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the regulation of substitute care for children and the provision of child protective services.
SB 796 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program administered by the Office of Court Administration to improve the efficiency of court processing of family law cases.
SB 797 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recodification of statutes relating to protective orders and family violence.
SB 798 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to alternative dispute resolution in certain family-related suits.
SB 799 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to jury submissions in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 800 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to an appeal of a decision made by certain county civil service commissions.
SB 883 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to structured settlement offers in certain personal injury suits.
SB 884 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to rules of statutory construction.
SB 887 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain property to a custodian under the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act.
SB 888 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to a local option election to prohibit or permit the sale of alcoholic beverages in certain cities or towns located in more than one county.
SB 898 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, including the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 74th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 937 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
SB 972 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to mental health treatment decisions made on behalf of an incapacitated individual and authorizing a declaration for mental health treatment.
SB 994 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the protection and use of certain products, information, and technology of the Texas Department of Health.
SB 995 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to retired Texas Rangers, special rangers, and special department of public safety officers.
SB 996 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the donation of certain surplus or salvage state property.
SB 997 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the procedures for and administration of guardianships.
SB 998 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts.
SB 1033 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property and to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes.
SB 1052 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the certification, operation, powers, and duties of certain integrated health plans.
SB 1068 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the sharing of tax revenue generated in certain airports.
SB 1119 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to appellate review of a summary judgment regarding certain civil matters.
SB 1154 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to adopting and amending a student code of conduct in public schools.
SB 1155 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to business practices in the writing of title insurance.
SB 1301 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to parking, vehicle traffic, and security in the Capitol Complex.
SB 1381 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to continuation of certain crime control and prevention districts.
SB 1382 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain fees under the Family Code.
SB 1383 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.
SB 1444 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the substitution of certain drugs by a pharmacist.
SB 1445 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted children.
SB 1446 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the terms under which insurers may engage in the business of reinsurance in this state.
SB 1447 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the conversion of mutual insurance companies to stock insurance companies.
SB 1613 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration of property taxation.
SB 1614 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to certain unauthorized practice of law.
SB 1615 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the composition of the governing board of certain airport authorities.
SB 1616 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to parking fees imposed by a governmental authority.
SB 1617 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of minors on premises where alcoholic beverages are sold.
SB 1839 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the registration program for and prosecution of juvenile sexual offenders.
SB 1840 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain prosecuting attorneys from running for an elected judicial office.
SB 1841 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to increasing the number of Texas children covered by health insurance; providing penalties.
SB 1842 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to rates and forms for certain commercial lines of insurance.
SB 1843 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain public entities to join together to finance, construct, acquire, operate, and maintain public facilities; authorizing the issuance of bonds and granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 1844 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for the aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 years of age.
SB 1845 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the donation of land to the Texas Department of Transportation for the purpose of construction and maintenance of certain roadways.
SB 1846 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, the protection of children from abuse and neglect, and the conservatorship of children.
SB 1847 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to local court processing for child support cases and to enforcement of child support orders.
SCR 27 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Recognizing the Devil's Cigar Fungus as the Official State Fungus of Texas.
SJR 13 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a voluntary consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan.
SJR 15 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SJR 22 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for transferring the school tax freeze on the homestead of an elderly person to a new homestead in certain circumstances.
SJR 48 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the denial of bail to certain persons charged with committing certain sexual offenses.
SR 136 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Directing the Health and Human Services Commission to immediately take steps to provide support and information services to persons enrolled in Medicaid managed care organizations.
SR 138 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brian McCleery of Arlington.
SR 139 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Mansfield High School Gold Dusters Drill Team.
SR 307 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dorothy Estes of Arlington.
SR 473 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 9, 1997, as Lockheed Martin Day at the State Capitol.
SR 536 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ottis "Bo" Lewis.
SR 574 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the 136th Medical Squadron of the United States Air Force.
SR 926 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Richard Greene of Arlington.
74th Regular Session
SB 6 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the juvenile justice system, including the adjudication and disposition of children; providing for civil and criminal penalties.
SB 7 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the parent-child relationship, suits affecting the parent-child relationship, and the protection of children.
SB 35 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the application of certain requirements related to the practice of cosmetology for persons who provide services at a fashion photography studio.
SB 115 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the suspension of certain licenses for failure to pay child support.
SB 116 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the method of selection of municipal court of record judges in Arlington.
SB 117 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the suspension of certain licenses for failure to pay child support.
SB 118 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to a municipality's access to criminal history record information about applicants for employment.
SB 119 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes and to the boundaries of an appraisal district.
SB 120 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of causing injury to a pregnant woman.
SB 121 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to voluntary establishment of paternity.
SB 122 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the collection of certain fees related to the probate of a will.
SB 140 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to bail, the forfeiture of bail, and the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 171 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 309 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to certain acts of public accountants.
SB 310 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to enhancement of the penalty for offenders who deliver controlled substances or drug paraphernalia to pregnant women.
SB 311 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to informed consent to the performance of an abortion; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 352 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing a school district to require students to wear uniforms.
SB 375 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Pantego.
SB 389 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to excavation operations that may damage underground facilities; providing civil penalties.
SB 390 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of property valuation information to the owner of property to be acquired for public use.
SB 391 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to recovery from certain insureds of payments made by the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association.
SB 430 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the selection of health care providers.
SB 512 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to payment for a statement of facts in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 514 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the availability of health insurance for certain children the subject of a child support order.
SB 515 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Subcommittee meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the protection of children from controlled substances.
SB 538 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the right of a holder or employee of a holder of an alcoholic beverage license or permit to possess a firearm on the licensed or permitted premises.
SB 551 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Pantego.
SB 621 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain licensing agencies share certain background information with regard to license applicants and license holders.
SB 622 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a domestic relations office; providing a penalty.
SB 623 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to enforcement by political subdivisions of the National Flood Insurance Program; providing a civil penalty.
SB 624 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the 371st District Court.
SB 625 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the filing of a notice of protest with an appraisal review board by an undesignated agent.
SB 662 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain agreements for the payment of subcontractors.
SB 788 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to registration for notice of a suit affecting the parent-child relationship by a man who suspects that he is the child's father.
SB 789 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to possession and delivery of a child in an emergency without a court order.
SB 790 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to registration and certification of a private entity engaged in child support enforcement.
SB 791 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to transferring the authority to design and construct buildings and improvements at Texas Youth Commission facilities from the youth commission to the General Services Commission.
SB 792 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to certain contracts of the Trinity River Authority.
SB 793 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain child support and medical support obligations; appropriating certain federal funds.
SB 794 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the effective date of a county sales and use tax for the purpose of financing the operation of a crime control and prevention district.
SB 795 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record and the appointment of magistrates in Mansfield.
SB 796 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Burleson.
SB 797 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Family Support Agency and the administration of a statewide plan for child support.
SB 802 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Crowley.
SB 803 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Kennedale.
SB 804 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to preparation of certain secondary loan documents by an attorney.
SB 944 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to an exemption from certain testing and remedial coursework for a student with dyslexia or a related disorder who enters a public institution of higher education.
SB 958 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to state purchasing and general services, including conforming amendments, repealers, and penalties.
SB 959 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, including the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 73rd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 964 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the regulation of driver training; providing a penalty.
SB 1032 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property.
SB 1033 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the protection of the rights and health of women; providing penalties.
SB 1059 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the training of licensed or certified individuals providing services to geriatric residents as employees of certain facilities.
SB 1070 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to legislative space needs and space management.
SB 1405 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Tabled in committee
Caption: Relating to the investment of funds of a local government or an institution of higher education.
SB 1407 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to contractual arrangements among health maintenance organizations, physicians, and other providers.
SB 1408 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the parent-child relationship and certain child welfare services.
SB 1409 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to settlement offers in certain personal injury suits.
SB 1410 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of the services of licensed chemical dependency counselors in certain health insurance coverage.
SB 1411 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to incentive programs to minimize the use of the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association.
SB 1412 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to assessments for municipal street improvements based on the amount of special benefits received.
SB 1413 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the determination of the market value of property for purposes of appraisal of property for ad valorem taxation.
SB 1414 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to administrative hearings under the Alcoholic Beverage Code.
SB 1437 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the county registration of dogs.
SB 1468 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain consumer credit practices; providing that certain violations are actionable.
SB 1469 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to amendments to the Texas Property Code.
SB 1593 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of measures for the protection of employees, invitees, tenants and customers at certain retail establishments.
SB 1594 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the joint managing conservatorship of a child.
SB 1616 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities.
SB 1617 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the Texas Real Estate Investment Trust Act.
SB 1625 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain licenses for failure to pay child support.
SB 1674 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to provide certain benefits.
SB 1684 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to illegal fireworks and certain offenses relating to fireworks.
SCR 7 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating January 25, 1995, as "Children's Advocacy Day" at the Capitol.
SCR 14 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing that a portrait of Governor Ann Richards be placed in an appropriate location in the Texas Capitol.
SCR 19 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Encouraging state agencies to work with local governments and private employers to develop and implement employment programs for juvenile offenders.
SCR 20 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Requesting the comptroller of public accounts to conduct a performance review to determine if state agencies that provide services to children should be combined or overseen by a single board or agency.
SCR 21 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 1, 1995, as the 18th annual Texas PTA Legislative Day.
SCR 22 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Encouraging the Texas Youth Commission to increase usage of boot camps for juvenile offenders and to locate such facilities in proximity to the large urban areas of our state.
SCR 23 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Encouraging law enforcement agencies to develop and implement first offender programs targeting juveniles at risk of committing criminal acts.
SCR 32 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: The Honorable George W. Bush, Governor of the State of Texas, is invited to address the 74th Legislature in Joint Session on Tuesday, February 7, 1995 at 11:00 a.m.
SCR 41 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Tenneco permission to sue the state and The Texas A&M University System.
SCR 61 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Requesting the United States Congress to reconsider the requirement of stormwater discharge permits for cities having a population of fewer than 100,000.
SCR 103 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Granting National Projects, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Criminal Justice.
SCR 104 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting MKK-North Star permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Criminal Justice.
SCR 105 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Green International permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Criminal Justice.
SCR 108 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of service and dedication of Robert E. Johnson.
SCR 117 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting permission to adjourn for more than three days beginning Wednesday, April 12, 1995, and ending Tuesday, April 18, 1995.
SCR 125 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to create joint committees by mutual agreement.
SJR 2 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SJR 46 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an owelty of partition and the refinance of a lien against a homestead.
SR 255 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring 1995 to be the Year of the Sesquicentennial of Texas Statehood.
SR 262 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Justin McNitt of Arlington for his heroic action at Boles Junior High School.
SR 263 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating George Davey of Arlington for his heroic action at Boles Junior High School.
SR 540 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of "King" Charlie Love Hillard of Fort Worth.
SR 682 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Winston School of Dallas on the success of its 1995 Winston Solar Challenge.
SR 931 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the 1995 Chisholm Trail Round-Up organization for its contributions to the preservation of our western heritage.
SR 1037 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring May 15, 1995, as Attwater Prairie Chicken Day in Texas.
SR 1173 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 327.
SR 1275 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 546.
SR 1276 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 2569.
SR 1337 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Steve Dial.
73rd Regular Session
SB 84 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of support orders for children and the issuance of insurance coverage for certain persons subject to a medical support order for a child; providing a penalty.
SB 101 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health insurance policies, policy applications, and claim forms.
SB 102 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to county enforcement of the Texas Aggregate Quarry and Pit Safety Act.
SB 103 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney for the 18th Judicial District.
SB 104 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admission of children to the public free schools.
SB 121 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to specifications of vehicles purchased or leased by the state.
SB 122 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of certain property listed as security in an application for a bail bondsman license.
SB 123 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain agreements between the parties to a marriage.
SB 124 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality located in more than one county to create an industrial development corporation, to levy a sales and use tax, and to issue bonds.
SB 125 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the penalty for certain offenses under the Texas Clean Air Act.
SB 126 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sight distances along county roads in certain counties.
SB 165 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the interception, use, or disclosure of wire, oral, or electronic communications and to the prosecution of offenses related to those activities.
SB 206 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to claims, review of claims, and fraudulent claims for benefits for certain health care and mental health care services covered by insurance; imposing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 207 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the provision of mental health and chemical dependency services and of billing for health services.
SB 208 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the offense of insurance claim fraud; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 209 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the crime victims compensation fund; providing civil and administrative penalties.
SB 311 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to certain investigations regarding the physical health or safety of a child.
SB 312 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to certain fire protection personnel regulated and assisted by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.
SB 319 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the personal liability of officers and directors of insured depository institutions.
SB 320 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Tabled in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the competitive bidding requirements of certain governmental entities.
SB 351 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a license without an examination for certain marriage and family therapists.
SB 352 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to public accountants and to certain acts of public accountants.
SB 353 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to tax assessor-collectors who are required to register with the Board of Tax Professional Examiners.
SB 354 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the 371st District Court.
SB 363 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of the advance interest trust fund to fund certain programs administered by the Texas Employment Commission.
SB 400 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of debt collectors.
SB 417 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to creditor-required or arranged insurance on certain loans and credit transactions.
SB 418 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain employee claims for payment of wages.
SB 423 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain courts to waive the restriction that a marriage ceremony may not take place during the 72-hour period immediately following the issuance of a marriage license.
SB 424 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages.
SB 517 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to appeals from a judgment of the municipal courts of record in Fort Worth.
SB 518 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to rights and remedies of a buyer under The Securities Act.
SB 519 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of in-house counsel by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
SB 583 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of mountain lion in the definition of game animals.
SB 628 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to a late charge imposed by a creditor for the failure of a debtor to make a scheduled payment when due; providing penalties.
SB 629 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the investment of funds by certain trustees in the securities of an open-end or closed-end management investment company or investment trust.
SB 630 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a commercial driver's license.
SB 753 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a local option election for the sale of alcoholic beverages in a city or town located in certain counties.
SB 958 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the registration of tow trucks and the transfer of registration to the Railroad Commission of Texas; imposing fees and transferring appropriations.
SB 1315 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to allowable uses of the sales and use tax that may be levied for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations.
SB 1341 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the duties of the superintendent of a school district.
SB 1342 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to training and employment of school board members.
SB 1343 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the rules for accreditation of school districts.
SB 1344 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the approval of teacher and staff appointments.
SB 1391 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of driver training schools.
SB 1398 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to abolishing the County Criminal Court No. 5 of Tarrant County and to creating the Tarrant County Criminal Court of Appeals.
SB 1399 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the making of a record in a child support or access enforcement proceeding.
SB 1404 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecutions of certain sexual offenses committed against children and for the purpose of bringing suit on a cause of action for sexual assault on a child.
SB 1405 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement, collection, and withholding of income for child support.
SB 1406 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment or modification of a child support order, including guidelines for the support of children in more than one household.
SB 1407 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
Caption: Relating to the rights, privileges, duties, and powers of conservators.
SB 1416 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the rights and privileges of a conservator of a child and to the terms and conditions of orders providing for the possession of a child, including guidelines.
SB 1417 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a master in certain child support cases.
SB 1430 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the right of appeal of an appraisal review board order through binding arbitration.
SB 1461 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a spouse's access to information concerning the community property held by the other spouse.
SB 1471 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to liability insurance coverage for charitable organizations.
SB 1482 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Arlington.
SB 1485 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the method of dissolution for certain municipal utility districts.
SCR 78 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Declaring the Texas State Museum of History in Arlington the official state history museum of Texas.
SR 231 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Toby Smith of Arlington on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 314 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert Clarence Metzger on the occasion of his 56th birthday.
SR 379 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Allan Saxe on his contributions to The University of Texas at Arlington and to his community and state.
SR 389 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Judge Catherine Adamski Gant on being selected as the 1993 Executive Woman of the Year by the Zonta Club of Fort Worth.
SR 398 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating Colonel Delbert M. Bassett as an Honorary Texas Colonel upon his retirement from the Marine Corps.
SR 496 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Webb for his 46 years of service to the Arlington Independent School District.
SR 718 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Luther Lee Weinbrenner of Fort Worth.
SR 1145 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1630.
72nd Regular Session
SB 124 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Tarrant County courts at law.
SB 145 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of local arts funding councils.
SB 146 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of causing injury to a pregnant woman.
SB 147 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to grants by the Texas Commission on the Arts and the composition of the commission.
SB 148 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to multiple prosecutions of offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act arising out of single criminal episodes.
SB 149 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to special subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the determination of paternity and the payment of child support during a suit in which a determination of paternity is sought.
SB 152 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of judgments for past-due child support payments.
SB 156 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption from jury service for primary caretakers of a person with Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder.
SB 172 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington.
SB 186 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the determination of the resources of a person obligated to pay child support.
SB 209 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a movie video to a minor.
SB 210 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain family law masters.
SB 243 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an appellate judicial system for the Second Court of Appeals District.
SB 289 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of sex-selection abortions; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 297 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to deceptive trade practices.
SB 298 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Grapevine.
SB 331 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to special subcommittee
Caption: Relating to enhancement of the penalty for offenders who deliver controlled substances to pregnant women.
SB 337 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the availability of bail for a person awaiting extradition after the service of the governor's warrant of arrest.
SB 376 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a development corporation by certain cities and to the levy of a municipal sales and use tax for the corporation.
SB 386 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Tarrant County Criminal Judicial Districts Nos. 5, 6, and 7.
SB 467 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of real estate appraisers; transferring the regulation of certain real estate appraisers from the Texas Real Estate Commission to the department of licensing and regulation; providing penalties.
SB 487 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Tabled in committee
Caption: Relating to the notification of certain statewide and national criminal information systems when a warrant is issued for a juvenile.
SB 488 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Tabled in committee
Caption: Relating to fingerprinting and photographing certain children referred to juvenile court.
SB 528 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to the practice of physical therapy.
SB 548 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the examination of and disciplinary actions against state banks.
SB 637 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to foreign trade zones established by joint airport boards.
SB 649 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support and to the administration of a statewide plan for the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.
SB 685 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air quality; providing penalties.
SB 686 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to creation of the Texas Commission on the Arts, Film, and Music.
SB 687 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 688 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
SB 782 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of the names of applicants for the position of chief executive officer of a university or a school district or other political subdivision from public disclosure under the open records act.
SB 783 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to binding arbitration and court appeal in property tax appraisal disputes.
SB 784 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District. No. 1.
SB 825 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawfully carrying weapons at an airport.
SB 837 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the treatment of chemical dependency; providing a civil penalty.
SB 860 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the merger, reorganization, or conversion of state or federal savings banks, state or federal savings and loan associations, and state banks.
SB 861 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to qualifications of directors of the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District, written notice given to purchasers of real property located in the district, and validation of certain actions of the district.
SB 913 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to special subcommittee
Caption: Relating to filing fees, other fees, and costs for certain types of lawsuits; making an appropriation to the attorney general.
SB 1078 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties and cities to enact moratoria on the development of land.
SB 1079 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of going with a firearm into a building on premises where alcoholic beverages are sold for on-premises consumption.
SB 1080 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision supplying water, sewer, roadway, or drainage facilities and located in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality to annex additional territory and to provide additional utility services.
SB 1081 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a holder in due course of a negotiable instrument as an "owner" for the purposes of the Penal Code, to the offense of making a false statement to obtain property or credit from a financial institution, and to the presemption for theft by check.
SB 1210 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of public accountants for certain acts and omissions.
SB 1211 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to s/c by Chairman
Caption: Relating to procedures for determining remaining indebtedness under certain real estate-related loans.
SB 1291 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to performance reports by boards of trustees.
SB 1292 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of building designers; providing a penalty.
SB 1509 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of a domestic relations office to obtain certain records from the Department of Public Safety and the Texas Employment Commission; providing a penalty.
SB 1528 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to marketable record title.
SB 1533 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by purchase, exchange, gift, or otherwise certain properties to be used for campus expansion and university purposes in The University of Texas System and vesting title in The University of Texas System.
SCR 85 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging all medical and dental schools operating in the State of Texas to reevaluate their curricula in terms of the current epidemic of substance abuse.
SCR 145 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Extending appreciation to Dr. Wendell H. Nedderman for his exceptional contributions to the citizens of Texas.
SCR 151 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Four Seasons Clowns for their exemplary performances and immeasurable contributions to the festive air of the Texas Capitol Salute.
SCR 160 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Senate Enrolling Clerk to delete the phrase "pastoral chemical dependency counseling within the scope of the duties as a religious leader of a congregation," and substitute the phrase "religious leader of a congregation providing pastoral chemical dependency counseling within the scope of his or her duties,".
SR 71 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Arlington Sam Houston High School football team for the team's highly successful season.
SR 197 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marine Captain David R. Herr.
SR 212 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 1990 Arlington Lamar High School Vikings football team and commending them for a superb 1990 season.
SR 337 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Coalition to Save the American Family and declaring 1992 as the Year of the American Family.
SR 358 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Urging the Congress of the United States to reject any effort to impose government-mandated standards on the automotive industry.
SR 452 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining with the citizens of Arlington in celebrating the grand opening of a new Boys Club branch.
SR 453 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 14-20, 1991, as National Library Week in Hurst.
SR 454 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 14-20, 1991, as National Library Week in Euless.
SR 455 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 14-20, 1991, as National Library Week in Arlington.
SR 456 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 14-20, 1991, as National Library Week in Bedford.
SR 457 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 14-20, 1991, as National Library Week in Irving.
SR 458 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 14-20, 1991, as National Library Week in Grapevine.
SR 482 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining with the Boy Scouts of America in recognizing Scoutmaster Robert "Bob" Carroll Nethers of Hurst as an outstanding citizen.
SR 507 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Forrest E. Watson on his brilliant accomplishments and extending all best wishes to him for a most rewarding retirement.
SR 520 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining with the citizens of Tarrant County in paying tribute to Judge Robert L. Wright on the occasion of his retirement after 20 years of loyal service to the people of Texas.
SR 550 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Saluting the Movin' Mavs of The University of Texas at Arlington who recently won their first national title in a wheelchair basketball game in the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament playoffs at Wright State University.
SR 619 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Federation of Republican Women from State Senatorial District 10.
SR 636 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hubert T. Gober for his loyal service as Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Pantego from 1988 until 1991.
SR 637 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring H. J. "Hank" Merbler for his outstanding service as Mayor of the town of Pantego from 1987 until 1991.
SR 889 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ty Scott Martinez on his graduation from The University of Texas at Arlington.
72nd 1st Called Session
SB 54 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the application of, notice under, and choice of law or arbitration under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
SB 66 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to fingerprinting and photographing certain children referred to juvenile court.
SB 67 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the notification of certain statewide and national criminal information systems when a warrant is issued for a juvenile.
SB 74 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bedford.
SCR 21 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to establish a joint interim study committee to study a plan for providing health insurance to children who are the recipients of child support.
SJR 2 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to compensation for property taken for public use.
SR 2 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas Edwin McDonald.
SR 22 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor to establish an interim study committee to examine regional transportation issues in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
SR 44 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dr. James T. Draper, Jr., for his recent selection as President of the Baptist Sunday School Board in Nashville, Tennessee, and for his loyal service as Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Eulesa.
SR 48 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Harris Methodist Springwood on the occasion of the dedication of its new Psychiatric and Addiction Unit in Bedford.
SR 123 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing great admiration for the heroic deeds of Timothy A. Maloney and Ricardo Narvaez of Arlington.
72nd 2nd Called Session
SB 31 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the application of, notice under, and choice of law or arbitration under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
SB 32 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to fingerprinting and photographing certain children referred to juvenile court.
SB 33 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the notification of certain statewide and national criminal information systems when a warrant is issued for a juvenile.
SB 34 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bedford.
SB 61 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to local government purchasing.
SR 98 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Directing the Texas Commission on the Arts to review, update, and implement new rules and plans for the establishment of an equitable procedure for the distribution of grant funds.
72nd 3rd Called Session
SB 4 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the discipline of certain licensed, certified, permitted, recognized, or registered professionals or persons in training and the denial of certain licenses, certifications, permits, orders of recognition, or registrations for offering, paying, or accepting a fee for referring a person for treatment in a mental hospital, mental health facility, or other facility for the residential treatment of mental illness or alcohol or drug abuse.
SB 5 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the assistance a crime victim receives in applying for a crime victim compensation award under the Crime Victims Compensation Act from, and receipt of such a compensation award by, a mental hospital or mental health facility.
SB 6 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to admission to an inpatient mental health facility for voluntary inpatient mental health service.
SB 7 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the release of a person receiving voluntary inpatient mental health services.
SB 8 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of a list of prescribed medications to a patient of a mental hospital or mental health facility or to the patient's legal guardian.
SB 9 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the right of a patient to receive personal mental health records.
SB 10 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Department of Insurance review of mental health benefit claims.
SB 11 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the transfer to the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services of the licensing, permitting, and enforcement activities relating to hospitals, private mental hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, and narcotic drug treatment programs.
SB 14 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to enter into ad valorem tax abatement agreements with the owners of certain property used in manufacturing motor vehicles.
SB 15 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to economic development and to tax and regulatory relief for certain motor vehicle manufacturers.
SCR 6 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Expressing support for the efforts of the Texas Department of Commerce to work with local governments toward legal measures to create an enterprise zone including the Arlington General Motors Automotive Assembly Plant as a qualified project.
72nd 4th Called Session
SR 54 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kristi Lynn Shear.
71st Regular Session
HB 16 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support and to the administration of a statewide plan for the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support....
HB 324 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support and to the establishment of paternity.
HB 325 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the filing of a complaint in municipal court.
HB 326 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to requiring public entities to screen certain employees or potential employees for sickle-cell anemia.
HB 327 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of transferring an unlabled movie video.
HB 328 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for the sale or rental of graphically violent movie videos to minors.
HB 333 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the inspection by a peace officer of the inventory, premises, and inventory records of an automobile salvage dealer.
HB 357 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to multiple prosecutions of offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act arising out of single criminal episodes.
HB 481 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the aggregation of weights of controlled substances under certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 508 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the rights and duties of managing and possessory conservators.
HB 638 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the requirement that each institution of higher education establish a program or short course to assist certain faculty members to become proficient in the use of the English language.
HB 683 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a friend of the court to assist the court in the monitoring and enforcement of orders for child support and possession of and access to a child.
HB 705 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain repeat felony offenders under the Texas Controlled Substances Act for release on parole or mandatory supervision.
HB 821 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages.
HB 954 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to coverage of chemical dependency under certain health insurance, prepaid health plans, and self-funded and self-insured health plans.
HB 965 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to deceptive trade practices and consumer protection.
HB 977 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain acts of public accountants.
HB 1112 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the representation of the Texas Legislature before the courts of Texas or the United States.
HB 1149 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to validation of governmental acts and proceedings by municipalities.
HB 1785 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to governmental contracts for architectural or engineering services.
HB 1936 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to children by their grandparents.
HB 1937 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of temporary orders that change the designation of the managing conservator of a child.
HB 1938 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to use of mechanical or electronic recordings of proceedings before a master or magistrate.
HB 1939 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the support of an adult child who requires continuous care and personal supervision because of a physical or mental disability and to the continuing conservatorship and guardianship....
HB 2079 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to acts of public agencies that jointly own one or more airports pursuant to joint action agreements.
HB 2080 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the continuation and review of certain state agencies under the Texas Sunset Act.
HB 2081 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to fire fighters' and police officers' civil service.
HB 2216 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the liability in connection with the construction of residential improvements.
HB 2476 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of certain transportation authorities and contractors of those authorities and to the powers, duties, rules, management, civil liability, and executive committees of certain....
HB 2746 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to filing fee and petition requirements for certain candidates in a general primary election.
HB 3071 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the clerk for the County Court at Law No. 3 of Tarrant County.
HCR 33 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Inviting the Supreme Court to work with the legislature to develop child visitation guidelines.
HCR 69 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Granting Charles and Carol Schott permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 79 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington.
HB 98 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to Tarrant County Criminal Courts Nos. 8, 9, and 10.
71st 2nd Called Session
HB 20 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington.
HB 21 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to Tarrant County Criminal Courts Nos. 8, 9, and 10.
HR 107 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Knapp.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 40 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington.
HB 59 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to Tarrant County Criminal Courts Nos. 8, 9, and 10.
HB 64 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for the sale or rental of graphically violent movie videos to minors.
HB 65 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of transferring an unlabeled movie video.
HB 81 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for certain obscenity offenses.
HB 128 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment and enforcement of a child support obligation in cases brought under Part D of Title IV of the federal Social Security Act.
71st 4th Called Session
HB 25 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for the sale or rental of graphically violent movie videos to minors.
HB 26 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of transferring an unlabeled movie video.
HB 27 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for certain obscenity offenses.
HB 29 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington.
HB 125 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain requirements for standards regarding cost controls for the treatment of chemical dependency.
HB 133 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of real estate appraisers; providing a penalty.
HCR 27 Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Encouraging medical and dental schools to enhance their curriculum in regard to substance abuse issues.
HR 9 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Veselka family.
71st 5th Called Session
HCR 3 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Encouraging medical, dental, and pharmacy schools to enhance their curriculum in regard to substance abuse.
71st 6th Called Session
HB 67 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington.
HCR 19 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Encouraging all medical, dental, and pharmacy schools to enhance their curriculum with regard to substance abuse.
70th Regular Session
HB 249 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the manner in which a defendant is taken before a magistrate in order to be informed of his rights.
HB 253 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the operation of foreign trade subzones by joint airport boards.
HB 254 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the establishment of branch offices of county clerks for the purpose of issuing marriage licenses.
HB 399 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of state humane officers, their duties and powers, and the scope of their employment.
HB 470 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirement that any faculty member who teaches a course at an institution of higher education be proficient in the oral use of English.
HB 471 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to access to criminal histories of school district employees.
HB 517 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Arlington.
HB 764 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the employment of special counsel by the commissioners courts of certain counties.
HB 969 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to creation of the offense of operating certain towing vehicles without safety guards or flaps.
HB 1452 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the place where oral argument is made in cases transferred from one court of appeals to another court of appeals.
HB 1453 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the liability in tort of certain subregional transportation authorities.
HB 1755 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the availability of release on personal bond of a defendant charged with a felony under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 2326 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rate of state contributions to, and an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of, the Teachers Retirement System of Texas.
HB 2327 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbers, cosmetologists, and certain hair care shops and salons; providing penalties.
HB 2328 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to grandparent possession of and access to natural and adoptive grandchildren.
HB 2329 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain use, consumption, or loss of electricity.
HB 2330 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the validation of the adoption of a charter, elections, annexations, and governmental proceedings of municipalities.
HB 2331 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the representation of the Texas Legislature before the courts of Texas or the United States.
HR 334 Author: Harris, Chris
Caption: Commending R. L. Anderson.
HR 366 Author: Harris, Chris
Caption: Honoring the Mansfield High School Band.
HR 409 Author: Harris, Chris
Caption: Extending an official welcome to Oliver Farres, Consul General of Mexico; Roberto Friedrich, Trade Commissioner of Mexico; Arturo Garcia Lourdes, Chief Executive Officer AUGE International; and others....
HR 463 Author: Harris, Chris
Caption: Commending the Arlington Police Association.
HR 530 Author: Harris, Chris
Caption: Commending the Arlington Police Association.
HR 677 Author: Harris, Chris
Caption: Directing the Committee on State Affairs to study consolidation of the State Board of Barber Examiners and the Texas Cosmetology Commission.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 108 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the requirement that each institution of higher education establish a program or short course to assist certain faculty members to become proficient in the use of the English language.
HB 109 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to the confinement of persons who are arrested in a county but are taken before a magistrate in another county.
HB 123 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to various matters affecting courts and court procedures, including the qualifications of certain family law masters, excuses from jury service, and distribution of court opinions.
HB 166 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act.
HB 167 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to actions under Title 1 and 2, Family Code, including an action for child support or possession of and access to a child and to the offense of criminal nonsupport.
HB 168 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the division and disposition of marital property and to spousal liability.
69th Regular Session
HB 267 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing rooftop warning lamps and movable stop arms on school buses.
HB 508 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the use of safety equipment on school buses stopping on a highway to load or unload children.
HB 1150 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to residency and tuition for attendance at state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 1151 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbers, cosmetologists, and certain hair care shops and salons; providing penalties.
HB 1336 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of taxicabs operating at certain airports.
HB 1742 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to residency and certain exemptions for the purposes of tuition at state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 1912 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the offense of using a live animal as a lure in dog race training or in dog coursing on a racetrack.
HB 2086 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to support dogs for the handicapped; providing a penalty.
69th 2nd Called Session
HB 33 Author: Harris, Chris
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to child support orders.
HR 39 Author: Harris, Chris
Caption: In memory of Mansfield Police Officer Danny Cordes.