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Legislation authored by W.J. 'Bill' Blythe, Jr.

Includes legislation with W.J. 'Bill' Blythe, Jr. as the primary author for the 63rd through 67th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

67th Regular Session
HB 1 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the crime and penalties for possession, delivery, and advertisement of drug paraphernalia.
HB 799 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a court's instructions to the jury on the laws of parole and commutation of sentence for good behavior.
HB 899 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of governmental agencies and institutions of higher education to enter into contracts for use, acquisition or purchase of property.
HB 900 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to notification to an insurer that an insurance premium is being financed and provisions relating to return of unearned premiums.
HB 901 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the civil jurisdiction of justice courts in certain counties.
HB 1149 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Establishing a procedure by means of which a city annexing a general law district may obtain the proceeds of a sale of the district's bonds which have been escrowed pursuant to an order of the Texas Water Commission.
HB 1150 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation and management of policemen's retirement systems in cities with a population of 1,200,000 or more.
HB 1151 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to policemen's retirement system in certain cities with a population of 1,200,000 or more.
HB 1152 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the management and operation of a firemen's relief and retirement system in cities of 1,200,000 or more and the management, funding and distribution of a firemen's relief and retirement fund in certain cities.
HB 1153 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to municipal pension systems in cities with a population of 1,200,000 or more; providing for a new benefit plan for employees hired after September 1, 1981; providing for actuarial reserve funding.
HB 1174 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the frequency with which a city charter may be changed or repealed.
HB 1176 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to actuarial analyses of certain bills and resolutions affecting retirement systems.
HB 1177 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to registration of public retirement systems.
HB 1178 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to information provided by a public retirement system to its members.
HB 1179 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to possession of hypodermic syringes or needles.
HB 1180 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of an inside lane on certain divided highways.
HB 1315 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to standards for testing solar energy devices.
HB 1381 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to provision of firefighting services in certain water districts.
HB 1382 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain water and sewer districts during annexation proceedings.
HB 1391 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to state contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1809 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to creation of an offense for reselling or offering to resell tickets to athletic or entertainment events under certain circumstances.
HB 1932 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of the laws governing certain public retirement systems.
HB 1933 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the homestead of General Sam Houston and the creation of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum and Park Historical Advisory Board.
HB 1934 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to financial and actuarial reports of public retirement systems.
HB 1935 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to restrictions on investments of certain public retirement systems.
HB 1937 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the amount, collection, and disposition of certain court costs collected in criminal cases.
HB 1951 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
Caption: Relating to the creation of public retirement systems by political subdivisions.
HB 2004 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain conservation and reclamation districts or authorities to levy property taxes to retire bonds issued for fire-fighting purposes.
HB 2210 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the requirement that water be analyzed by certified water analysts.
HB 2229 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to annual reports to the state by public retirement systems.
HCR 144 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Directing certain public retirement systems to assist in a recodification of the system's laws for the 68th legislature.
HCR 179 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study the various retirement programs pertaining to the members of the Judiciary System.
HJR 59 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the frequency with which a city charter may be altered.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 126 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to revising Title 110B, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, to conform to laws enacted by the 67th Legislature, Regular Session, and to make formal corrections.
HR 40 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: In memory of William Thomas "Bill" Nettles.
67th 2nd Called Session
HR 17 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Expressing opposition to certain proposed federal legislation that would provide for federal control of state pension systems.
HR 42 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Congratulating Master James William McAdams.
HR 44 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Congratulating Stacey Lee Bell.
66th Regular Session
HB 113 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by members of and candidates for the governing body in certain cities; providing a penalty.
HB 204 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to substitution of reappraised values of property for existing values on the tax roll.
HB 205 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to deposits paid to certain public utilities as a condition precedent to furnishing utility service.
HB 242 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by county judges, county commissioners, and candidates for those offices in certain counties; providing a penalty.
HB 265 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the approval of claims against a county by the county auditor.
HB 266 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Relating to denial, nonrenewal, cancellation, and increase in rates for motor vehicle insurance; providing civil penalties.
HB 267 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Regions, Compacts & Districts
Caption: Relating to the decentralization of certain school districts.
HB 268 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the election of the governing bodies of certain cities from single-member districts.
HB 391 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Making a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Deepwater Port Authority.
HB 576 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Property and Casualty
Caption: Relating to denial, nonrenewal, cancellation, and increase in rates for motor vehicle insurance.
HB 694 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the release of certain information in individual driver's license records maintained by the Department of Public Safety.
HB 695 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to removal from office and discipline of county auditors.
HB 710 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the licensing of labor agents.
HB 711 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to group marketing of motor vehicle insurance for certain elderly persons.
HB 879 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to state compensation to certain victims of crime.
HB 892 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to obsolete public pension laws.
HB 912 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to actuarial reports of public retirement systems.
HB 913 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to annual municipal financial statements.
HB 925 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to lists of owners of certain water district bonds.
HB 1062 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to consolidation of balance sheets for purposes of determining an insurance company's reserves.
HB 1219 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of financial information filed with the secretary of state.
HB 1220 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to tax-relief grants for elderly persons who rent their residences.
HB 1311 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to conflicts of interest in the contracts of certain cities; providing a penalty.
HB 1365 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to audits, annual reports, and actuarial studies of certain public retirement systems.
HB 1366 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to financial practices of public retirement systems.
HB 1505 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the appointment of the Firemen's Pension Commissioner.
HB 1506 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to review of public retirement systems.
HB 1507 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to legislation affecting funds or benefits of a public retirement system.
HB 1508 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by board members of public retirement systems.
HB 1632 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the policemen's pension system in certain cities.
HB 1633 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the minimum retirement age in certain pension systems.
HB 1634 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the contributions to firemen's pension systems in certain cities.
HB 1635 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the firemen's pension systems in certain cities.
HB 1636 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to contribution refunds on terminations of membership in certain public retirement systems.
HB 1637 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the benefits for a surviving spouse of a fireman under the firemen's pension system.
HB 1638 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to contributions and cost of living increases to certain firemen's pension systems.
HB 1790 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to Municipal Pension Systems in certain cities.
HB 1850 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to removal of members of the board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 1851 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to removal of members of the board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 1852 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to contracts made by certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 1853 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to removal of rapid transit authority board member.
HB 1854 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to exercise by a metropolitan transit authority of the power of eminent domain.
HB 1855 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to standards of conduct for certain municipal public servants; providing a penalty.
HB 1856 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain special district elections from uniform election dates.
HB 1857 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the purpose for which a municipal utility district may use bond proceeds.
HB 1858 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which a water control and improvement district may issue bonds and spend tax revenue.
HB 1859 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Regions, Compacts & Districts
Caption: Relating to the membership, election, and compensation of the governing body and the employment of a city manager in certain cities.
HB 1860 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to metropolitan rapid transit authorities and the levy, imposition, and collection of a local sales and use tax by a metropolitan rapid transit authority.
HB 1861 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to required disclosure of financial interest, activities, and gifts by elective officers and candidates for elective office in political subdivisions; providing a penalty.
HB 1965 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to investment of funds of certain public retirement systems.
HB 1974 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to consent by a city for inclusion of territory in a municipal utility district, contracts between the city and the district, and notice to prospective purchasers of land in the district.
HB 1975 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to election of board members of certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 1976 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to advisory boards for certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 1977 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to budgets of certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 1978 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to establishment of the office of auditor in certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 1979 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to contracts made by certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 2206 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to powers, duties and administration of public retirement systems.
HB 2230 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of metropolitan transit authorities.
HCR 17 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Concerning Presidential Executive Order 11647.
HJR 28 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the removal of county auditors.
HJR 46 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to require property tax relief comparable to that available to elderly homeowners for elderly persons who rent their residences.
HJR 110 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide an actuarial requirement for a law having an economic effect on a public retirement system.
65th Regular Session
HB 425 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Repealing Chapters 9 and 10, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended.
HB 426 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, and collection of an occupation tax on refiners of crude oil and petroleum distillates; providing for the enforcement of the tax; providing penalties.
HB 447 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to information about the medical history of an applicant for a driver's license.
HB 448 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the release of certain information in individual driver's license records maintained by the Department of Public Safety.
HB 480 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to restricting the investment of funds of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 566 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorization and regulation of group marketing of motor vehicle insurance for persons over 55 years of age.
HB 567 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to bid security on proposed construction contracts in water control and improvement districts.
HB 578 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to certain districts engaging in fire-fighting activities.
HB 656 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation of territory within the boundaries of a water or sewer district.
HB 657 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and powers of metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 687 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to city tax credit for taxes paid to certain special districts.
HB 688 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: To provide for the purchase of the stock of an insurance company for purposes of merger, consolidation or reinsurance agreements; and declaring an emergency.
HB 803 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the maximum age for appointment as county auditor.
HB 804 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the imposition and administration of a tax on producers of coal; providing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 940 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to audits, reports, and actuarial studies of certain public retirement systems.
HB 1075 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the approval of claims against a county auditor.
HB 1137 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to requiring semiannual meetings at each nursing homes to discuss conditions at the home.
HB 1179 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the appointment of county auditors in certain counties and annual independent audits of county records in certain counties.
HB 1237 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Relating to denial, nonrewnewal, cancellation, and increase rates for motor vehicle insurance.
HB 1307 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain water districts maintain an office and retain records.
HB 1422 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the decentralization of certain school districts.
HB 1427 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the membership and operating procedure of the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 1464 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the appointment of county auditors in certain counties and annual independent audits of county records in certain counties.
HB 1504 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to consolidation of balance sheets for purposes of determining insurance compay reserves.
HB 1514 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to independent school districts whose creation has been upheld by the State Board of Education.
HB 1749 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to the taxation powers of metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 1857 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain small utilities.
HB 2110 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Prohibiting the coercion of parents of public school students to join or contribute to private organizations; providing penalties.
HCR 84 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
Caption: Interim committee to study regional government in Texas.
HJR 25 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article XVI, Section 67, Subsection (a), Subdivision (3), of the Texas Constitution, to delineate permissible investments of certain public retirement systems.
HJR 42 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing amendments to the Texas Constitution authorizing certain districts to engage in fire-fighting activities and to issue bonds or other indebtedness or to issue bonds or otherwise lend their credit for fire-fighting purposes.
HJR 58 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to require legislation that would increase benefits in a local reitrement system to be accompanied by a certificate of actuarial soundness.
65th 1st Called Session
HB 13 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to requiring semiannual meetings at each nursing home to discuss conditions at the home.
HCR 17 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Creating the Joint Interim Committee to Study Nursing Homes.
HR 11 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to directing the Committee on Health and Welfare to conduct an interim study on problems existing in nursing homes.
64th Regular Session
HB 319 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to regulation and prevention of land subsidence resulting from withdrawal of groundwater; providing penalties.
HB 538 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to notice of hearings and elections in certain water districts.
HB 593 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the political party affiliation of presiding judges and alternate presiding judges of county elections precincts.
HB 654 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to staggered terms for the boards of directors of municipal utility districts.
HB 655 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to exemptions from jury service.
HB 1068 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Relating to incorporation, organization, and regulation of food cooperative associations.
HB 1130 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to the method of selection and the political party affiliation of presiding judges and alternate presiding judges of county election precincts in certain counties.
HB 1191 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to the use of certain cash registers in retail food transactions.
HB 1348 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the disqualification of certain officers of, the office, records, and meeting place of, and the notification of the sale of bonds in levee improvement districts.
HB 1349 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Providing that jurisdiction may be acquired over a district created under the authority of either Article III, Section 52, or Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution, by serving either the president or the general manager of the district.
HB 1400 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prepayment of ad valorem taxes on certain secured property by certain financial institutions.
HB 1499 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to the calling out of prives, taxes, and totals under certain circumstances at business selling certain food at retail; providing a penalty.
HB 1500 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to the use of certain cash registers in retail sales; providing a penalty.
HB 1501 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to the calling out of prices, taxes, and totals under certain circumstances at a business selling goods at retail; providing a penalty.
HB 1611 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, and financing of local district formation commissions in certain counties.
HB 1612 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to including levee improvement districts under laws relating to disqualification of certain districts officers, publishing notice for district bonds, and provisions of district office.
HB 1613 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, and collection of an occupation tax on refiners of crude oil and petroleum distillates; providing for the enforcement of the tax.
HB 1614 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to repealing Chapters 9 and 10, Title 122A, Taxation--General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended.
HB 1616 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers and duties, and financing of Levee Improvement Districts.
HB 1766 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prepayment of ad valorem taxes on certain secured property by certain financial institutions.
HB 1974 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, and financing of metropolitan water authorities.
HB 1975 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to the incorporation, organization, and regulation of consumer cooperative associations.
HB 1998 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to appointment of watchers at elections on questions or propositions.
HB 1999 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to construction contracts of water control and improvement districts.
HR 40 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to creating a special interim committee to study all facets of the state's environmental programs.
HR 118 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to creating a special interim committee to study feasibility of regionalization or consolidation of water and sewer districts in Texas metropolitan areas.
HR 156 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to refuting charges made against Texas legislators by Colorado Senate.
63rd Regular Session
HB 316 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Motion to suspend rules
Caption: Relating to the election of the city coucil in certain cities; and declaring an emergency.
HB 322 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to notification of the existence of a water district.
HB 995 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Relating to authorizing and regulating group marketing of motor vehicle insurance for persons over 55 years of age.
HB 1218 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to membership and operating procedure of the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 1272 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to exemptions from jury service.
HB 1291 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the method of amending the city charter in certain home rule cities.
HB 1726 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate the creation of certain political subdivisions outside the extraterritorial jurisdiction of cities; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1727 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, management, and financing of certain districts proposing to provide or actually providing water and sewer services or either of these services to hosuehold users as the principal funciton of the district which are located in certain counties; adding Subchapter L to Chapter 50, and Sections 50.053, 50.057, 51.0211, 51.0301, 53.0191, 53.1841, 54.0161, and 54.5141 to the Water Code; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1737 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Last Action: Reported unfavorably
Caption: Relating to the creation, membership, powers, and duties of the Wate District Advisory Council; amending Chapter 6, Water Code, by adding Section 6.0231; and declaring an emergency.
HR 51 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Creating a special committee to study the authority of certain federal agencies to enter into agreements regarding the United Nations organization.
HR 67 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Requesting State Board of Insurance to evaluate methods used to establish key rates for Texas cities.
HR 208 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study water districts.
HR 209 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study water districts.
62nd Regular Session
HB 1275 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to increasing the penalties for certain crimes involving distribution of drugs to a minor or the use of a minor by a person distributing certain drugs.
HB 1276 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to reapportionment of congressional districts.
HB 1277 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to reapportionment of state representative districts.
HB 1278 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to parental consent for the transportation of school children.
HB 1279 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain trustees of school districts by recall elections and to filling vacancies created by this method of removal; making the Act effective only on adoption of a constitutional amendment.
HB 1313 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to imposing penalties for theft of a motor vehicle.
HB 1314 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for suspension of license or permit of certain licensees or permittees under the Texas Liquor Control Act if they or their agents or employees deposit solid waste within 50 feet of a public road or highway.
HB 1461 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to trepass on enclosed or posted property.
HB 1462 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to state claims for reimbursement for state assistance grants to families with dependent children.
HB 1463 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Good Neighbor Commission and the transfer of all powers, duties, functions, property, funds, equipment, files, records and papers of the abolished agency to the Texas Tourist Development Agency.
HB 1464 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Board of County and District Road Indebtedness.
HB 1465 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Animal Health Commission and the transfer of all powers, duties, functions, property, funds, equipment, files, records and papers of the abolished agency to the commissioner of agriculture.
HB 1466 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to the salaries and office expenses of certain county school superintendents and ex officio county superintendents.
HB 1467 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to the selection of textbooks by the state board of education and by local school districts.
HB 1468 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to animals running at large on any U.S. highway or state highway or farm-to-market road.
HB 1469 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to qualifications and training of teachers of courses in certain counties on the dangers of crime and narcotics.
HB 1470 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to the determination of eligibility for participation in the food stamp program.
HB 1471 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to proof of financial responsibility on registration of a motor vehicle and on application for a driver's license and maintenance of proof of financial responsibility.
HB 1495 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to the terms of school trustees in certain independent school districts.
HB 1512 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to the suspension of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's licenses.
HCR 119 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Concerning busing of students.
HJR 6 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Providing an amendment to Article VII of the Texas Constitution to provide the removal of trustees of the school districts of the State by recall elections.
HR 153 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Urging the Commissioner of Education to demand that all requested changes be made in the specified school text books and that any textbook in which the requested changes have not been made not be distribued to the local schools.
HR 164 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Pertaining to allowing nondenominational prayer in schools or other public buildings.
HR 243 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Commending the Acres Home Area of Houston for the great pride they have shown in their homes and schools.
HR 249 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Calling for the adoption of a House Investigative Committee for the purpose of a thorough and rational study and investigation to probe all channels of possible breaches of public trust in hopes of ending such breaches and betrayals.
HR 272 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Creating an interim study committee appointed by the House of Representatives to discover the reasons for the multiplication of water districts in Texas and to recommend remedial measures resulting in economical installation of water districts.
HR 273 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Creating a House Interim Study Committee to study the effects of shell dredging on oyster life in the coastal waters of Texas and recommend protective measures to ameliorate the shell-dredging situation.
HR 585 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Commending the Royal Crown Cola Bottling Companies for the use of the slogan "I'm Proud To Be a Texan".
62nd 1st Called Session
HR 7 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Commending Lee Trevino for his humanitarian interests in donating $5,000 to hospital funds for the needy.
62nd 2nd Called Session
HR 64 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Creating an interim study committee to investigate the question of whether the agreement of Federal Agencies entered into with the United Nations is in accordance with the U. S. Constitution and how such agreement affects the well being of the State of Texas.
62nd 3rd Called Session
HR 59 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Creating an Interim Committee to investigate the question of whether the agreement of Federal Agencies entered into with the United Nations is in accordance with the U.S. Constitution and how such agreement affects the well-being of the State of Texas.
HR 72 Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Caption: Congratulating Stephen Roger Gideon and Sunny Suzanne Hand.