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Legislation authored by J.W. Buchanan

Includes legislation with J.W. Buchanan as the primary author for the 34th through 69th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

69th Regular Session
HB 88 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the acknowledgment of parental consent for the marriage of certain minors.
HB 89 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the expiration of marriage licenses.
HB 90 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the amounts of fees charged by county clerks and county recorders for various services and to the purposes for which the fees may be used.
HB 123 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the number of election clerks required to be appointed for county elections precincts.
HB 536 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
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Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and operations, of the Multi-State Water Resources Planning Commission.
HB 851 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees charged by county clerks and clerks of county courts for certain probate services.
HB 884 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a limitation of jury trials for certain causes of action under the workers' compensation laws.
HB 967 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date for election of directors of the North Plains Ground Water Conservation District No. Two and validation of certain elections, actions, procedures, and expenditures of the district.
HB 968 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to construct, improve, maintain, or repair city streets and alleys with the consent of the city.
HB 1017 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to venue in suits involving the Texas Historical Commission.
HB 1198 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the compensation, staff, and office of the district attorney for the 69th Judicial District.
HB 1326 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Moore County.
HB 1424 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
Caption: Relating to political subdivisions that are reimbursing employers under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.
HB 2202 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to regulation of water well and injection well drillers; providing a penalty.
HJR 14 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Testimony received in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require elections on proposed constitutional amendments to be held on the November general election date unless an emergency warrants a different date.
68th Regular Session
HB 188 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, expansion, and financing of the Wheeler County Water Supply District.
HB 325 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the powers of and the levy of taxes and issuance of bonds by the Palo Duro River Authority.
HB 399 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the boundaries, name, and terms of office for directors of the Ground Water Conservation District No. Two, North of the Canadian River.
HB 432 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certificates of indebtedness by general-law cities and towns to fund certain court judgments.
HB 620 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to annexation of county territory by certain junior college districts.
HB 655 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the management of groundwater by the state and local districts.
HB 1011 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to establishment of a juvenile board for Dallam County.
HB 1111 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the date a voter registration application by mail is deemed to be received by the voter registrar.
HB 1165 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of utilities in certain unincorporated areas.
HB 1243 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to establishment of a juvenile board in Sherman County.
HB 2191 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on County Affairs
Caption: Relating to establishment of a juvenile board for Hartley County.
HB 2292 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the terms of office of directors of the Panhandle Ground Water Conservation District Number Three, South of the Canadian River, in Texas.
HB 2367 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Ordered not printed
Caption: Relating to establishment of a juvenile board for Hansford County.
HR 176 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Caption: Congratulating Representative Foster Whaley on his birthday.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 27 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the expiration of marriage licenses.
HR 5 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Burl Buchanan on their 50th wedding anniversary.
67th Regular Session
HB 1406 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for drinking water for certain cities.
HB 1547 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to continuation of the functions of the Texas Water Well Drillers Board and regulation of water well drillers.
HCR 217 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: House passage reported
Caption: Granting Billy M. Gillman permission to sue the state.
HCR 218 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: House passage reported
Caption: Granting Lloyd Muennink permission to sue the state.
HR 44 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Caption: In memory of Walter J. Wells.
67th 1st Called Session
HCR 14 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Granting Billy M. Gillman permission to sue the state.
HCR 15 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Granting Lloyd Muennink permission to sue the state.
57th Regular Session
HB 8 Author: Buchanan, J. W. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for broadening the present law governing the Texas Water Development Board and defining its duties.
HB 54 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts giving the Texas Water Development Board greater latitude with respect to transfer of moneys between statutory Funds.
HB 440 Author: Buchanan, J. W. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to Agriculture and the use of natural gas on the premises from which such gas is produced to pump to the surface water to be used for irrigation on such premises.
HB 1122 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of countywide hospital districts.
HJR 46 Author: Buchanan, J. W. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the Texas Water Development Board to acquire and develop storage facilities in reservoirs and to dispose of such storage facilities and water upon such terms as the Legislature shall prescribe; providing for the use of funds received from the disposition of acquired storage and water.
HJR 51 Author: Buchanan, J. W. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that the Legislature may authorize the creation of hospital districts composed of all or part of one or more counties.
57th 3rd Called Session
HB 12 Author: Buchanan, J. W. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act changing the name of the Board of Water Engineers to the Texas Water Commission and prescribing certain duties, powers and functions thereof.
56th Regular Session
HB 74 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Caption: Relating to establishing the boundary lines of Sherman County and declaring the area therein to be Sherman County.
HB 271 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the designation of the boundary lines and the designation of the Dallam County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1, North of Canadian River in Texas, dated December 22, 1950, and of the creation and establishment of the Dallam County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1.
HB 539 Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to transport gravel or stone on any dedicated public road, highway or street within the State of Texas except when protected from blowing or falling from the vehicle by being covered by a tarpaulin or other suitable means so as to protect other vehicles and persons from damage, injury, or inconvenience; providing a penalty.
56th 2nd Called Session
HB 67 Author: Buchanan, J. W. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising the territory contained within the Counties of Hansford and Ochiltree, to be known as "Palo Duro River Authority of Texas," for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, agricultural, irrigation, livestock raising, domestic, industrial, of field flooding and mining uses, and processing and transporting the same.