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Legislation authored by Bob Simpson

Includes legislation with Bob Simpson as the primary author for the 64th through 68th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

68th Regular Session
HB 105 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to group health insurance and certain other forms of health care benefits for public school employees and retirees.
HB 666 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to coverage for mental and emotional illness and disorders in certain accident and sickness insurance policies.
HB 842 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to amounts of coverage for spouses and children under certain group term life insurance.
HB 843 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to restrictions against manufactured housing.
HB 1016 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to insurance on certain state-owned property.
HB 1017 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the selection and duties of the Texas Cultural Awards Committee.
HB 1334 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the State Board of Insurance.
HB 1412 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to payment and reimbursement for services of registered nurses under certain health insurance.
HB 1487 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures for the consideration and adoption of certain rules and rates specified in Chapter 5, Insurance Code.
HB 1488 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the formation and operation of risk retention groups; providing penalties.
HB 1674 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the investments of insurers.
HB 1915 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the protection of housing consumers by prohibiting discrimination between types of housing.
HB 1916 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Authorizing and limiting investments of Texas insurance companies except those writing life, health, and accident insurance.
HB 1917 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Authorizing and limiting investment of Texas life, health, or accident insurers.
HB 2435 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition and compensation of the Randall County Juvenile Board.
HCR 165 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Granting Mark Homes, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
HCR 213 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the State Board of Insurance to study the various advantages and disadvantages of the various forms of property/casualty ratemaking and policy form implementation.
HR 202 Author: Simpson, Bob
Caption: Congratulating Representative Nolan (Buzz) Robnett on his birthday.
HR 545 Author: Simpson, Bob
Caption: Commending Dr. George M. Waddill, Jr.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 61 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Relating to the consideration of student academic achievement in promulgating motor vehicle insurance rates.
HCR 24 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for the Nuclear Waste Programs Office, Governor's Office of General Counsel, in its official comment on U.S. Department of Energy site screening documents.
67th Regular Session
HB 409 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.
HB 410 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the maximum amount of life insurance coverage that can be sold to an individual under a group policy.
HB 508 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to compensation of members of the board of directors of the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority.
HB 544 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to truth in campaigning for public office.
HB 665 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exemption of property owned by the Opportunity Plan, Inc. from ad valor em taxation.
HB 825 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the temporary licensing requirements of life insurance agents and defining agents to which this Act is applicable.
HB 826 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to acceptance by the board of regents of West Texas State University of a building to be donated for museum purposes.
HB 827 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to selection of state artist and state poet laureate.
HB 870 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of funds life insurance companies may invest in improved income-product real estate or any interest in that real estate.
HB 871 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to unfair competition and unfair practices of insurers.
HB 876 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the liability of officers for execution of a writ of court and recovery of certain seized property.
HB 1123 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to interest rates on life insurance policy loans.
HB 1417 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to form and recordation of a financing statement to perfect a security interest.
HB 1418 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the fees for the recording and indexing of certain financing statements required for perfecting security interests.
HB 1451 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to provision for issuance by an insurer of a prescribed certificate in lieu of a prescribed policy and issuance of a prescribed policy upon demand.
HB 1821 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to correction of surveys of and patents to real property in certain cities.
HB 1822 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creation of or participation in and operation of a rural rail transportation district by certain counties.
HB 2062 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the State Board of Insurance to create summary procedures for routine matters.
HCR 74 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Supporting Southwestern Public Service Company in obtaining the Solar Project.
HCR 178 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Paul Green.
HCR 216 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating a committee to designate a Poet Laureate of the State of Texas.
HJR 32 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the duration of regular sessions of the legislature and the per diem compensation of members of the legislature.
HJR 38 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to grant to a state finance management committee the power to manage the expenditure of certain appropriated funds.
HJR 42 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the time a person may serve in the house or senate.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 145 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Notice given-1 hour suspend rules to consider
Caption: Relating to the availability of alcohol and other drug dependency coverage in group health insurance policies and other coverage.
66th Regular Session
HB 286 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to admission of certain evidence in appeals from decisions of the Industrial Accident Board.
HB 287 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to average weekly wages used in computing workers' compensation benefits.
HB 288 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to service, benefits, and contributions of elected state officials in the state employees retirement system.
HB 289 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to participation in the state employees retirement system by persons in elective state official class.
HB 412 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations in certain actions.
HB 488 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to bringing of actions against persons indebted to corporation.
HB 489 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to corporations.
HB 490 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an alien owning land in Texas.
HB 577 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to proof of a contract to make or not to revoke a will or devise or to die intestate.
HB 880 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to exemption of the property owned by The Opportunity Plan, Inc., from ad valorem taxation.
HB 881 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the authority of a life insurance company to make loans secured by first liens on real estate.
HB 882 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to salaries, compensation, and emoluments paid by certain domestic insurance companies.
HB 883 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the liability of officers and judgment creditors for execution of a writ of court.
HB 884 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene.
HB 1125 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the budget execution powers of the governor.
HB 1126 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Utilities Legislation
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain specialized communications common carriers and telecommunications utilities.
HB 1127 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to extension of the medical liability joint underwriting association.
HB 1344 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to truth in campaigning.
HB 1345 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the construction and operation of long-term storage and permanent disposal sites for nuclear waste; providing penalties.
HB 1484 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to investments by certain insurers in bonds or other interest-bearing evidences of debts of a municipally owned revenue electric utility company.
HB 1485 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the establishment, certification, organization and regulation of health maintenance organizations.
HB 1603 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the definition of "test year" for public utility regulation.
HB 1604 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to insurance practices.
HB 1722 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to inclusion of county mutual insurance companies under certain unfair competition and unfair practices statutes, the repeal of certain statutes relating to the contesting of claims by county mutual insurance companies, and the amendment of unfair competition and unfair practices statutes regulating the business of insurance so as to correlate certain penalties to the amount of actual damages sustained by the injured party and to restrict the application of unfair competition and unfair practices of the business of insurance to provisions of the Insurance Code of the State of Texas.
HB 2205 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, purposes, powers, duties, operation, expansion, and financing of water import authorities; providing penalty.
HB 2258 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to student center fees at West Texas State University.
HCR 5 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating a special committee to designate state poet laureate.
HCR 26 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Calling upon the President and Secretary of Agriculture to implement the 1977 Farm Program.
HCR 132 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Ned Price on the occasion of his retirement from the State Board of Insurance.
HJR 29 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the legislature to give budget execution authority to the governor.
HJR 30 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the length of time that a person may hold office of state senator or state representative.
HJR 35 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to give the governor limited power to remove appointed officers.
HJR 42 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the duration of regular sessions of the legislature.
HJR 86 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to execution of the state budget.
65th Regular Session
HB 124 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to fees to be collected by county clerks and clerks of county courts for certain services and to specifications for certain legal papers to be filed and recorded, with additional fees for filing nonconforming legal papers.
HB 125 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to fishing license fees and exemptions for residents, nonresidents, and aliens.
HB 126 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the maximum assessment rate for noxious weed control districts.
HB 127 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the pay of election judges and clerks.
HB 128 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appointment, bond, and territorial jurisdiction of notaries public.
HB 398 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Authorizing Randall County to hold an election to consolidate the offices of county treasurer and county auditor; declaring an emergency.
HB 399 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to proof of a contract to make or not revoke a will or devise, or to die intestate; amending the Texas Probate Code.
HB 434 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to fishing with a spear gun and spear; providing penalties.
HB 435 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Prohibiting political subdivisions from incurring debt unless approved in an election; and declaring an emergency.
HB 879 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to operation of a commercial motor vehicle or truck tractor by a person other than the owner or his agent.
HB 1600 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to paying for contractual obligations by cities and counties.
HB 1717 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: An Act relating to the providing of water quality enhancement funds to designated regional entities for construction of regional waste treatment systems.
HB 1859 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to insurance on certain state property.
HB 1860 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the time a corporation forfeits its right to do business in this state for failure to pay or report franchise taxes; relating to the personal liability of directors and officers for certain debts of corporation whose right to do business has been forfeited.
HB 1861 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the procedure for the dissolution of a domestic corporation and for the withdrawal of a foreign corporation.
HB 1862 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a derivative suit brought by a creditor of a corporation.
HB 2134 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Court at Law of Randall County; making other provisions relative to the courts in Randall County; and expanding the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Angelina County.
HB 2215 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the judge of the Court of Deomestic Relations for Potter County.
HB 2261 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain property by the board of regents of West Texas State University to the Canyon Industrial Foundation.
HCR 161 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Janet Lock permission to sue the state.
HJR 9 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 26, Article IV, of the Texas Constitution, to increase the term of office and the territorial jurisdiction of notaries public.
HJR 10 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to set the period during which terms of appointed state officers expire.
HJR 11 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article IV, Section 9, of the Texas Constitution, to permit the legislature to give budget execution authority to the governor.
HJR 12 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article IV, of the Texas Constitution, to give the governor limited power to remove appointed officers.
HJR 47 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the formation of associations by producers of agricultural products.
HJR 99 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Legislature shall meet on one hundred (100) days in odd numbered years.
HR 100 Author: Simpson, Bob
Caption: Relating to requesting the Committee on Public Education and Committee on Health and Welfare to begin a joint investigation of operations of the Texas School for the Deaf.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 55 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to student center fees at West Texas State University.
64th Regular Session
HB 156 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Appropriating state funds to West Texas State University for constructing and equipping and instructional building.
HB 176 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to displaying certain exhibits or collections in state-owned museum buildings located on the campus of a state-supported institution of higher education.
HB 950 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Tabled
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of foreign judgments.
HB 951 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to branch offices for county officials and business; so as to authorize counties to establish county office buildings and/or jails in cities other than the county seat having a population of 15,000 or over; changing the maximum amount allowed to be spent on such office buildings and jails; validating all proceedings heretofore adopted and acts heretofore taken by the Commissioners Court of a county providing for and/or establishing office buildings in a city other than the county seat, including all evidences of indebtedness heretofore authorized to provide financing for such buildings and all tax levies made in behalf of such evidences of indebtedness.
HB 952 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a branch office of the Randall County.
HB 1675 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to fees authorized and required to be collected by County Clerks and County Recorders for certain services.
HB 1676 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the liability of corporate directors to contractual creditors of the corporation in the event of corporate insolvency.
HB 1677 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the period of limitations for certain types of actions.
HB 1678 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees in certain suits.
HB 1679 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Amending the Texas Business and Commerce Code, Chapter 27 by adding Section 27.02 to provide civil relief for criminal fraud.
HB 1680 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the appointment, qualifications, terms of office, and authority of notaries public.
HB 1681 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Wildlife Preservation
Caption: Relating to the legalization of spearfishing for game fish in the public waters of the State.
HB 1682 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to source of names constituting the jury wheel and the qualifications of jurors.
HB 1683 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the financing of programs of agricultural commodity producers boards and to the commodities for which boards may be established.
HB 1924 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to vehicle registration dates.
HB 2165 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to and establishing the boundaries of the Red River Authority of Texas; making finding of required notice.
HCR 115 Author: Simpson, Bob
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Congratulating the board and staff of the musical drama "Texas".