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Legislation authored by M.A. Taylor

Includes legislation with M.A. Taylor as the primary author for the 69th through 72nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

72nd Regular Session
HB 153 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to speed limits on certain highways.
HB 154 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to immunity from civil liability for certain persons responsible for or acting in furtherance of programs in which county inmates or juvenile or adult probationers are required to perform manual labor or to perform community service.
HB 239 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the safe operation on highways of certain vehicles; providing a penalty.
HB 357 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to false statements made during a political campaign.
HB 358 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to persons who may bring an original suit affecting the parent- child relationship.
HB 359 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing a school district to obtain criminal history information on bus drivers employed by public or commercial transportation companies that contract with the district.
HB 422 Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the payment of subcontractors by a contractor after the receipt of a progress payment.
HB 532 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to basic group health insurance coverage for certain small employers.
HB 533 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of compulsory attendance laws.
HB 736 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to certain necessary parties in a will contest or will construction suit.
HB 737 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting.
HB 844 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to compensation of executors and administrators.
HB 1480 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the maintenance and construction of state highways by counties.
HB 1739 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/92
Caption: Relating to temporary vehicle registration.
HB 1740 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges and to the election on confirmation of those justices and judges.
HB 1993 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Allowing the use of performance evaluations for peace officers.
HB 2035 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to health maintenance organizations.
HB 2036 Last Action: Reported favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for Medicare supplement policies.
HB 2625 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the perfection of a security interest in a motor vehicle.
HCR 44 Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Granting Michael Powers permission to sue the State of Texas, the State Purchasing and General Services Commission, and the attorney general.
HCR 45 Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Granting John Bates permission to sue the State of Texas, the State Purchasing and General Services Commission, and the attorney general.
HJR 69 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges.
HJR 105 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county surveyor in McLennan County.
HR 678 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Sidney W. Hughes, M.D.
72nd 1st Called Session
HB 43 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of compulsory attendance laws.
HR 29 Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Urging organizations responsible for promoting youth baseball to consider the introduction of equipment and policies to promote greater safety for youngsters playing youth baseball.
72nd 3rd Called Session
HR 38 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bob and Kay Griffin on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
71st Regular Session
HB 143 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the definition of blood banks for purposes of testing, confidentiality of records, "Operation Look-Back" procedures, and liability.
HB 144 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the compensation of a retired judge assigned as a visiting judge.
HB 330 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu in s/c
Caption: Relating to the imposition of an optional county motor vehicle registration fee.
HB 816 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to certain accounts maintained by title insurance agents.
HB 890 Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain peace officers for refusal to take a polygraph examination.
HB 974 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of accident and health, and Medicare supplement insurance.
HB 1827 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to recovery of motor vehicle insurance benefits for a motor vehicle impounded for drug violations.
HB 1947 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements for peace officers and to exempting certain honorably retired officers of the Department of Public Safety from those requirements.
HB 2681 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to enhanced warning sign visibility at railroad grade crossings.
HCR 62 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Granting John Bates permission to sue the state, the State Purchasing and General Services Commission and the attorney general.
HCR 71 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Granting Michael Powers permission to sue the State of Texas, attorney general and the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
HR 386 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the placement of a historical marker at the site of the first church building in Waco.
HR 1046 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Pat Patterson.
HR 1047 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dawn Landua.
71st 2nd Called Session
HR 7 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kenneth Franklin Miller.
HR 46 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Central Christian Church.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 32 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to immunity from civil liability for certain persons responsible for programs in which county inmates are required to perform manual labor.
HB 105 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to temporary speed limits on certain highways.
71st 4th Called Session
HB 10 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to immunity from civil liability for certain persons responsible for programs in which county inmates are required to perform manual labor.
HB 100 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to temporary speed limits on certain highways.
71st 5th Called Session
HB 107 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to immunity from civil liability for certain persons responsible for programs in which county inmates are required to perform manual labor.
HR 167 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Melvin Handleman.
71st 6th Called Session
HB 25 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to temporary speed limits on certain highways.
HB 26 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the safe operation on highways of certain vehicles; providing penalties.
HB 51 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to immunity from civil liability for certain persons responsible for or acting in furtherance of programs in which county inmates are required to perform manual labor....
HR 77 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Richard Smith.
70th Regular Session
HB 58 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to an exemption from vehicle registration for power sweepers.
HB 59 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to placement by a private employment agency of an employee in a school district.
HB 187 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to computation of annuities payable by the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two.
HB 188 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the required use of safety belts.
HB 648 Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to service of process on certain insurers.
HB 649 Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the motor fuels tax on the use of liquefied gas by certain motor vehicles carrying persons for compensation.
HB 712 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to persons subject to state regulation as motor carriers, specialized motor carriers, or contract carriers.
HB 940 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage advertising on boats and aircraft.
HB 1324 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain physical examinations required for workers' compensation purposes.
HB 1325 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the regulation of vehicle storage lots; providing a penalty.
HB 1706 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of podiatry.
HCR 227 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring June 21 - 27, 1987, to be Texas Motor Transportation Week.
HR 273 Caption: Honoring the Chilton Masonic Lodge on its centennial.
HR 274 Caption: Honoring the city of Rosebud.
HR 326 Caption: In memory of W. W. "Woody" Callan.
HR 364 Caption: Congratulating Griffin Vincent and Lyn Robbins of Baylor University.
HR 372 Caption: In memory of Bradley Scott Braziel.
HR 566 Caption: Honoring Martha Willbern.
HR 609 Caption: Honoring the Grand Lodge of Texas, A.F. & A.M. on its sesquicentennial.
HR 625 Caption: In memory of Berthold Scheinbrum.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 164 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the definition of blood banks for purposes of testing, confidentiality of records, "Operation Look-Back" procedures, and liability.
HR 12 Caption: Honoring the Harlan Family on its tricentennial reunion.
69th Regular Session
HB 1681 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the use of assumed names by foreign insurance corporations.
HB 1682 Last Action: Returned from Senate as amended
Caption: Relating to the definition of interest in state credit law.
HB 1690 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to filing leases of commercial motor vehicles and truck-tractors with the State.
HCR 52 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the official county flag for the Texas Sesquicentennial.
HCR 139 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Abner McCall, chancellor of Baylor University.
HR 117 Caption: Honoring City of Waco.
HR 130 Caption: In memory of Donnie Milton McAllister.
HR 200 Caption: Honoring Murray and Miriam Broaddus on their 65th wedding anniversary.
HR 232 Caption: Commending Dr. Herbert H. Reynolds, president of Baylor University.
HR 275 Caption: In memory of Maggie Scott Logue.
HR 276 Caption: Honoring Ernest M. Hayes on retirement from the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board.
HR 300 Caption: Welcoming the Waco Girls' Choir.
HR 362 Caption: Commending Frank and Erma Mair.
HR 414 Caption: Honoring W. Woody Callan.