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Legislation authored by Orlando Garcia

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

71st Regular Session
HB 254 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to emergency procedures in suits affecting the parent-child relationship brought by a governmental entity.
HB 477 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the elements of the offense of possession of child pornography and the punishment for that offense.
HB 581 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the involuntary termination of the parent-child relationship.
HB 582 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to access to certain mental health records by the Texas Department of Human Services and certain other agencies.
HB 583 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of certain criminal actions, the granting of certain motions or exceptions in criminal actions, and the review of those activities by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
HB 584 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for probation or parole of a person convicted of the offense of sexual assault.
HB 585 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the protection of certain employees who report a violation of law or rule or refuse to enter certain work situations; providing a penalty.
HB 586 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a presumption concerning certain offenses under the Texas Litter Abatement Act.
HB 596 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a permanent guardian for a minor.
HB 768 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for election clerks.
HB 769 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to filling a vacancy on the board of trustees of an independent school district.
HB 904 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a community mental health or mental retardation center.
HB 1110 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to joint elections held by political subdivisions.
HB 1124 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of a hearsay statement by an abused child in certain civil proceedings.
HB 1173 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the recorded testimony of a child in certain civil proceedings.
HB 1174 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to continuing legal education and instruction for judges.
HB 1495 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the training of certain peace officers.
HB 1496 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of costs by a county for the confinement of state inmates in the county jail.
HB 1510 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid individual.
HB 1511 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Relating to offenses involving indecency and sexual assault with victims under the age of 17 years.
HB 1512 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the application of open meeting requirements to committees, including subcommittees and advisory committees, of governmental bodies and to the requirement that closed meetings of governmental bodies be....
HB 1636 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to access to public records.
HB 1637 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the supreme court adopting rules relating to sealing of court records.
HB 1929 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the release of certain persons accused of misdemeanors without bail on the condition that they report to county court for arraignment at a later date.
HB 1956 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to payment and defense of certain tort claims against fire fighters and police officers by municipalities.
HB 1963 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Hazardous Materials Safety Board.
HB 2160 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to requiring a defendant to submit to home confinement and electronic monitoring as a condition of release on personal bond.
HB 2161 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the payment of money to an inmate on the release of the inmate from the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 2842 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reporting and investigation of child abuse.
HB 2908 Author: Garcia, Orlando | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the payment of state aid to judicial districts for the supervision of convicted felons and to the caseloads of probation officers who supervise convicted felons.
HB 2937 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Authorizing the creation of programs for the grant of public money under Article III, Section 52-a, of the Texas Constitution by any home-rule city with a population exceeding 780,000 to any organization exempt....
HCR 28 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging the State Board of Education to require that teacher inservice training include information on identifying and reporting child abuse.
HCR 108 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting certain state agencies to create a study committee regarding child abuse and neglect by juveniles.
HCR 130 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Ted Warmbold.
HCR 216 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Children and Youth Services Coordinating Committee to coordinate evaluation of state child abuse prevention programs.
HJR 43 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the candidacy of a district judge for another office.
HR 1026 Author: Garcia, Orlando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William C. Velasquez.
HR 1027 Author: Garcia, Orlando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Patrol Sergeant William Kuhnle of the Department of Public Safety.
HR 1028 Author: Garcia, Orlando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of State Trooper Ralph Zerda.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 69 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the filling of a vacancy of the governing boards of certain junior college districts.
HB 70 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to services to children, youth, and their families provided by the Texas Youth Commission and juvenile boards.
HB 71 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to children who engage in delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision and the families of those children.
HB 120 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of the identity of certain crime victims.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 49 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to statutory probate courts.
71st 4th Called Session
HB 120 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to statutory probate courts.
HR 180 Author: Garcia, Orlando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Dan Morales on his birthday.
71st 6th Called Session
HR 78 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Dan Morales.
70th Regular Session
HB 542 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to appointments by the governor to the board of regents of The University of Texas system.
HB 543 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for election clerks.
HB 544 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of certain criminal actions, the granting of certain motions or exceptions in criminal actions, and the review of those activities by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
HB 545 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the persons who are permitted to be in a polling place.
HB 546 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to deputy district clerks in Bexar County.
HB 551 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the wearing of badges by persons in a polling place.
HB 661 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the number of signatures required on a petition to require an election on city charter amendments.
HB 695 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the governing boards of certain public senior colleges and universities.
HB 1028 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Testimony received in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of election clerks for certain elections.
HB 1053 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to an appeal to district court of a decision of a firemen's and policemen's civil service commission.
HB 1143 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to joint elections held by political subdivisions.
HB 1144 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to the definition of authorized emergency vehicles.
HB 1314 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the size of a county jail dormitory and day room.
HB 1491 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the supreme court in certain civil cases.
HB 1603 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the right of a commissioned officer of the Department of Public Safety to appeal to a hearing examiner regarding a department decision for which an appeal is provided.
HB 1604 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain county court at law judges.
HB 1725 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Hazardous Materials Safety Board.
HB 1726 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the transportation of hazardous materials by railroad.
HB 1727 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the transportation of hazardous materials; providing an administrative civil penalty.
HB 1730 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain persons representing other persons in justice court.
HB 1784 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county elections administrator to enter into a contract to perform election services.
HB 2290 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to contribution of refunds from the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for certain school employees.
HB 2291 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the involuntary termination of the parent-child relationship.
HR 577 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Caption: Commending the San Antonio Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
HR 605 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Caption: Welcoming a group of vocational education students.
69th Regular Session
HB 381 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to state funds for local cooperative teacher education centers.
HB 501 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to annexation of a county territory by, and to the election of trustees of, certain junior college districts.
HB 731 Author: Garcia, Orlando
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Caption: Relating to erroneous or wrongful collections of state taxes by retailers and others engaged in business.
HB 732 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to the use of a writ of habeas corpus to acquire possession of a child.
HB 881 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages near a school, church, or hospital.
HB 985 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to judicial training concerning abuse or neglect of children.
HB 986 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to training educators to recognize and respond to signs of abuse or neglect in students.
HB 987 Author: Garcia, Orlando
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Caption: Relating to the training of peace officers in the recognition, investigation, and prosecution of certain cases involving children as victims.
HB 1686 Author: Garcia, Orlando
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Caption: Relating to the method of computing the percentage of land owned by persons who protest a zoning change.
HB 1687 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation, funding, and administration of, and an appropriation from, the drug abuse prevention and treatment fund.
HB 1688 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to court-ordered mental health treatment of a prisoner who is charged with a criminal offense.
HB 1692 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the criminal offenses of theft and theft of services by stopping payment on a check or certain sight orders.
HCR 237 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Vincent Paul Rydzak permission to sue the state.
HR 493 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Caption: In memory of Ernest G. Galvan.
68th 2nd Called Session
HCR 57 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of state representative Matt Garcia.
HR 94 Author: Garcia, Orlando
Caption: Congratulating Barbara Martinez.