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Legislation authored by A.R. 'Babe' Schwartz

Includes legislation with A.R. 'Babe' Schwartz as the primary author for the 63rd through 66th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

66th Regular Session
SB 64 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the retention of redfish and spotted sea trout caught in inside water with a trawl.
SB 78 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the power of counties bordering on the Gulf of Mexico to enact ordinances.
SB 81 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of natural hazards connected with real property in coastal counties to be sold using the services of a real estate agent; establishing the Natural Hazards Technical Committee; providing for implementation of the Act by the Texas Real Estate Commission; providing remedies and penalties for noncompliance; and declaring an emergency.
SB 82 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Providing for performance standards for hurricane-resistant building specifications for windstorm catastrophe insurance in coastal counties; creating a technical committee to establish such standards and methods for attaining such standards; providing for enforcement and administration of this Act; declaring an emergency.
SB 84 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of vehicles hauling loose materials and the measure of damages resulting from violations.
SB 92 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain lotteries and raffles.
SB 93 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the designation of official state plays.
SB 126 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to appropriations to the Texas Deepwater Port Authority; making appropriations; providing for the repayment of appropriations.
SB 127 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making an appropriation to the Board of Tax Assessor Examiners.
SB 140 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to promulgate rules necessary to implement state responsibility under federal law or rules.
SB 151 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Failure to suspend the rules
Caption: Making an appropriation to the State Rural Medical Education Board; and declaring an emergency.
SB 218 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to municipal control of certain cemeteries.
SB 223 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to compensation, expenses, and allowances of official shorthand reporters who are paid wholly from county funds.
SB 300 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to applicability of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act to marine life in Galveston County.
SB 301 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Amending the Parks and Wildlife Code to require buoyancy equipment on nets to reduce boating hazards; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency.
SB 302 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of tidal water commercial finfish fishermen and related criminal penalties.
SB 303 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Defining certain terms as used herein; prescribing employment contracts of a specified duration for certain teachers and administrative personnel in this state; prescribing the causes for which and the procedures by which certain employment contracts may be terminated; providing for review of orders discharging and dismissing certain teachers and other school personnel holding term contracts; providing teachers and other school personnel with certain rights and privileges; providing conditions under which certain teachers may resign; providing penalities against certain teachers for failure to fulfill contract obligations; and declaring an emergency.
SB 319 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to liability insurance for county and precinct peace officers.
SB 320 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the duty of a railroad company with regard to signs and safety devices at grade crossings.
SB 333 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to minimum shrimp sizes restrictions in outside water.
SB 334 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the measurement of shrimp nets; providing certain limitations.
SB 335 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to shrimping in inside water.
SB 345 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to efficient use of energy resources; providing penalties.
SB 346 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the transfer to the Public Utility Commission of the Railroad Commission's jurisdiction over gas utilities.
SB 373 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Authorizing certain law enforcement officials to order the diverting or cutting of telephone lines in certain cases involving hostages; specifying purposes for which information obtained during diversion may be used.
SB 374 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to expunction of criminal records; setting certain fees.
SB 376 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to employees of adult probation offices and the establishment and funding of those offices; providing for the use of funds collected from probationers; prescribing the qualifications for probation officers and eligibility for certain benefits; amending sections relating to court-determined conditions of probation; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965.
SB 422 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the 23rd Judicial District.
SB 423 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the issuance and renewal of motorboat certificates of number and title.
SB 444 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Amending the Water Code, by deleting the reference to coastal water or area and making the provisions of that subchapter applicable statewide and providing additionally for the cleanup of discharges or spills of other pollutants in addition to oil and hazardous substances as defined in the Act; declaring an emergency.
SB 445 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to yearly harvest limits of red drum.
SB 446 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Providing for the appointment and compensation of public defenders in certain counties; defining their duties and responsibilities; and providing for other court appointed attorneys.
SB 483 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to lease of public school and Gulf land as described in the Act for coal, lignite, sulphur, salt, and potash.
SB 499 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, funding, and administration of the Nonradioactive, Industrial, Perpetual Care Solid Waste Fund; to the powers and responsibilities of the Texas Department of Water Resources; to certain liabilities of persons violating this Act or rules, permits, or orders issued under this Act and of their successors in interest.
SB 556 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to refunds of and credits for taxes paid to the comptroller of public accounts and to court actions for tax refunds or credits.
SB 575 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the definition of medical staff or students covered by the Act; and declaring an emergency.
SB 577 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to powers, duties, and procedures of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department, certain funds used by the Parks and Wildlife Department, and certain definitions, licenses, and criminal penalties.
SB 578 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulatory duties of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
SB 579 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees for commercial fishing licenses.
SB 580 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain hunting and fishing licenses; providing requirements and fees.
SB 597 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the indictment, trial, and punishment of certain youthful offenders.
SB 626 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Matagorda Island State Park.
SB 659 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Providing for the establishment and operation of a criminal history record system within the Texas Department of Public Safety; relating to an individual's access to personally identifiable information maintained by an agency; excepting certain medical and investigative information; providing procedures and standards for challenging and changing personally identifiable information maintained by an agency; creating the panel on information appeals and giving it certain powers and authority; requiring certain reports of criminal justice information; placing responsibility on agencies to prevent unauthorized access to information; providing for release of certain names and addresses in connection with providing the named persons with certain educational material; providing procedures for recording disseminations of personally identifiable information by an agency; prohibiting waiver of the protection of this Act; providing remedies and penalties; and declaring an emergency.
SB 666 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of directors and modification of the powers and duties of the authority; authorizing persons, public agencies, local government, political subdivisions, or other entities to contract with said authority with respect to its powers; providing for financing; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; providing for the cumulative effect and severability of the Act; and declaring an emergency.
SB 677 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to fisheries management.
SB 746 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to designation of regional historical resources depositories and to acceptance of historical resources.
SB 756 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to regulation of motor carriers.
SB 862 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the deposit of state publications in the state depository libraries.
SB 863 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the office of public interest advocate of the Texas Department of Water Resources.
SB 865 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to withdrawal of a city from a rapid transit authority.
SB 873 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain nonprofit entities to hold legal or beneficial ownership of stock in a bank or savings and loan association.
SB 882 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to lease the Jennie Sealy Hospital and the R. Waverly Smith Pavilion, located in Galveston County, Texas, for the use and benefit of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
SB 921 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Creating the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council to succeed the Texas Energy Advisory Council and the Natural Resources Council; providing for its organization, powers, and functions; creating the Energy Development Fund and providing for its administration; amending The Texas Energy Development Act of 1977.
SB 934 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the regulation of surface mining.
SB 935 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the authority to award attorney's fees and other expenses for public participation in a proceeding before certain agencies or a proceeding for judicial review of an action by certain agencies.
SB 942 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Appropriating money for the support of railroad safety regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas for the period beginning September 1, 1979, and ending August 31, 1981, and declaring an emergency.
SB 999 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain revenue bonds by certain cities and towns located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico or any channel, canal, bay, or inlet connected therewith, having a population of more than 5,000 inhabitants; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1000 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the ownership and operation of port and harbor facilities and the mortgage of certain facilities by certain cities or towns.
SB 1012 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Granting to any company participating in the operation of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association a premium tax credit for payment of its share of claims totaling more than $100 million in losses in the event that any occurrence or series of occurrences results in total losses in excess of that amount in a single calendar year; and amending the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Pool Act.
SB 1013 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Amending the Texas Mobile Homes Standards Act.
SB 1101 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to legal representation for certain officials and employees of Galveston County in civil cases.
SB 1102 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the subdivision and development of land in Galveston County; providing penalties and enforcement procedures.
SB 1103 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the authority of Galveston County to adpot building codes; providing a penalty and enforcement procedures.
SB 1104 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate traffic, prohibit littering, and regulate the possession of animals on beaches and swimming in certain passes.
SB 1108 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the transfer of causes pending in courts of civil appeals.
SB 1128 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Granting concurrent jurisdiction to the Probate and County Courts at Law of Galveston County in proceedings.
SB 1129 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of county courts at law of Brazoria and Galveston Counties and the Probate and County Court of Galveston County, compensation of probate court judges in certain counties, selection of presiding judges of probate courts in Harris County, and the juvenile board and juvenile advisory board of Galveston County.
SB 1130 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to eligibility of a judge to remain as a member of the Texas Adult Probation Commission.
SB 1131 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the adminisration and powers and duties of the Texas Conservation Foundation.
SB 1141 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to uranium surface mining and reclamation.
SB 1154 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Providing conditions for when this Act is effective; vesting the Clear Lake City Water Authority (the "authority") with solid waste collection and disposal powers, parks and recreational facility powers, fire-fighting and fire prevention powers, the power.
SB 1155 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to allocation of governmental services and a corresponding apportionment of ad valorem taxes between certain districts vested with powers.
SB 1160 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to compensation paid to members of the board of directors of the Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District.
SB 1181 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the change of name and election of supervisors of the Friendswood Drainage District of Galveston County.
SB 1196 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to membership in the Texas County and District Retirement System.
SB 1198 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to juvenile board and juvenile jurisdiction of the courts in Galveston County.
SB 1200 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to legalization on a local option basis of bingo games for certain charitable purposes and to disposition of proceeds; changing criminal penalties.
SB 1204 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Providing for the depositing of the public funds of Galveston County in a bank or banks of the County and the notice to banks required.
SB 1216 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the practice of law by a person receiving retirement pay under the Judicial Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1232 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Failure to suspend the rules
Caption: Relating to the validation and correction of the incorporation, boundaries, and governmental acts and proceedings of certain municipalities; providing exceptions.
SB 1238 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Authorizing appropriation of funds for fishery development and statistical studies; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1239 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to close a public beach for certain purposes.
SB 1262 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the terms and docketing of the 10th, 56th, 122nd, and 212th Judicial Districts.
SB 1286 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, and financing of the Community Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas.
SB 1290 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to allocation of the State Higher Education Assistance Fund.
SCR 15 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Grance Nunez permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 32 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Resolved that money from the portion of P&W Fund Nine dedicated to seafood marketing in an adequate amount be appropriated to the Texas Coastal & Marine Council to contract on a competitive basis for certain surveys.
SCR 37 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
Caption: Commending Rankin L. DeWalt, Chief of Police of Texas City.
SCR 51 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: That a cooperative effort be undertaken to develop a model hurricane evacuation plan for selected high population areas of the Gulf Coast.
SCR 53 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the life and achievements of Albert Einstein.
SCR 62 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: To provide for a national program of research, demonstration and assistance to further the development of Aquaculture throughout the country.
SCR 76 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: By the Senate of the State of Texas, the House of Representatives concurring, That the 66th Legislature hereby memorialize the government of the United state to urge the Federal Republic of Germany and the legislators of that nation to abolish or extend the statute of limitations relating to Nazi war crimes.
SCR 98 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Senate Bill Number 666 be returned from the Enrolling and Engrossing Room of the Senate for corrections.
SCR 104 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing certain corrections in S.B. No. 374.
SJR 7 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: House conferees appointed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to rpeal and prohibit all state ad valorem taxes on any property within this state.
SJR 18 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize bingo games for charitable purposes on a local option election basis.
SJR 19 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of net income taxes on individuals.
SJR 53 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a single appraisal and a single board of equalization within each county for ad valorem tax purposes.
SJR 55 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the liability of elected public officers for the unlawful or unauthorized conduct of subordinates.
SR 10 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Rudi Barth.
SR 31 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Sam Bazaman.
SR 32 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Isadore M. Luper.
SR 60 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to The Reverend E. J. Johnson.
SR 76 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to the First Baptist Christian School.
SR 77 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Training for Leadership Class, Austin High School.
SR 95 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Placid "Pat" Arena.
SR 96 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Josephine M. Sunseri.
SR 97 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Frank W. Herman.
SR 118 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Gus Sabanovich.
SR 119 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Herbert M. Sharp.
SR 134 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Robert M. Cohen.
SR 136 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Joseph John Piperi.
SR 137 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Ardy E. Blakely, Sr.
SR 141 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Pauline Henckel.
SR 156 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Amending Senate Rules in order that any member of the Senate might ask questions of a witness appearing before a committee.
SR 174 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Robert Wilbur Goodman.
SR 178 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Trinity Episcopal School in Galveston.
SR 182 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Silvas and Rubin Trevino.
SR 198 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Sweeny High School girls' basketball team.
SR 278 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to the All Americans with their director.
SR 339 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Adam H. Lee.
SR 358 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Emerson Stott.
SR 363 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Milby Hudson.
SR 367 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to administrators, staff, and owners of the Bay Villa Nursing Home.
SR 382 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for John Albert Niedermann.
SR 383 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for A. J. "Tony" Barocini.
SR 393 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Betty Goldstein Manaster.
SR 394 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Marie Freeman.
SR 395 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Lula Haller Felder.
SR 396 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Brenda McClain.
SR 397 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to the sponsors of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Service.
SR 410 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Robert Giron.
SR 411 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. John W. Stormont.
SR 412 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Carrie and Joanna Sarret.
SR 413 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mary Stephens.
SR 414 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to St. Mary's Hospital of Galveston.
SR 420 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Bob Armstrong and the staff of the General Land Office.
SR 464 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to The Reverend Harvey Ware and youth group from the Calvary Baptist Church of Fresno.
SR 468 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Ball High School student council.
SR 478 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Clifford E. Johnson.
SR 496 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to The Baron Paolo and Baronessa Rita di Portonova.
SR 498 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Joe Schwartz, Mrs. Phyllis Milstein, Dr. Bernard Milstein, Julie Milstein, Andria Milstein, Mrs. Helen Milstein and Beth Leach.
SR 517 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Michael Joseph Johnson.
SR 519 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Bay City High School.
SR 523 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to the Ball High School choir.
SR 530 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending best wishes for a speedy recovery for Mrs. Sybil Dickinson.
SR 536 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Requesting that the Texas Department of Health conduct a study on the causes of fatal and serious burns in children and the effectiveness and deficiencies in current state laws on the subject.
SR 540 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Bay City High School government class.
SR 541 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Paul Stapp.
SR 551 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Madeline K. Mitcheletti.
SR 553 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Charging the Coastal and Marine Council with the preparation of a compilation of coastal concerns.
SR 559 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Jim and Gloria Yarbrough.
SR 560 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Rankin L. DeWalt.
SR 576 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Bay City High School athletic program.
SR 581 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Karen Erickson.
SR 582 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Nettie Damiani Wythe.
SR 583 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Alton C. Pederson.
SR 584 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for James C. Erdmann.
SR 585 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Proclaiming May 20, 1979, as Hondo Crouch Day.
SR 590 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mark Annett.
SR 629 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Matt Davis.
SR 630 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Dorothy Jackson.
SR 650 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Henry Frank Tauche, Sr.
SR 651 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Frank J. Vollert.
SR 652 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Bonnie Rice.
SR 653 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Union Carbide.
SR 654 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Rudy Hinojosa.
SR 655 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for The Reverend Abel J. Jacko.
SR 656 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Anna M. Rouse.
SR 657 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Luella Wagner Hasselmeier.
SR 658 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for John Duke Winchester.
SR 659 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Margaret Sullivan Marchand.
SR 660 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Albert Carl Janke, Jr.
SR 661 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Weis Junior High School.
SR 662 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Paul John Creel.
SR 681 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Ms. Jae Spears and Mrs. E. B. Berry.
SR 682 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Edna Mae Schurwon.
SR 683 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Robert Sealy.
SR 684 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Moody House Retirement Community.
SR 685 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Gaynelle Hayes.
SR 686 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Venon T. Satterly, Sr.
SR 687 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Milton Seth Hoecker.
SR 688 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Joseph J. McCabe.
SR 689 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Victoria M. Nunez.
SR 690 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Camillo Anthony Fichera.
SR 691 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Thomas C. Johnson and Mrs. Glenda Grimes Johnson.
SR 694 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Elois Dell Woodell Thorn.
SR 712 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Agnes Connolly.
SR 713 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for John L. Woolford.
SR 714 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Edward Ralph Frediksen.
SR 715 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Edna T. Gilliam.
SR 716 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Henry Edward Schultz.
SR 717 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for William Spears.
SR 727 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to eighth and ninth grade classes of Lorrain Crosby Junior High School.
SR 728 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Karl Schraub.
SR 729 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Angleton High School on its athletic accomplishments during the 1978-1979 school year.
SR 730 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Reedy Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Galveston.
SR 731 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Peaches Kempner.
SR 732 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to LaMarque High School.
SR 733 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Ball High School on its many achievements in athletics during the 1978-1979 school year.
SR 748 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Directing the Committee on Natural Resources to study during the interim all aspects of the disposal of uranium mill tailings, low-level radioactive waste and toxic industrial waste.
SR 749 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Senator Glenn Kothmann on the occasion of hsi birthday.
SR 755 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Arthur Eberhard Bonorden.
SR 756 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Directing the Lieutenant Governor to appoint a special committee to commission a sculptor to produce a bust of The Honorable A. M. Aikin, Jr.
SR 757 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Frank Incaprera, Sr.
65th Regular Session
SB 8 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Providing for the creation of the office of Chief Judge and prescribing his duties; providing for the creation of District Court Associate Magistrate and prescribing his qualifications, method of selection, salaray, and duties; providing a severability clause and declaring an emergency.
SB 39 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Creating the Texas Adult Probation Commission and giving it certain powers and duties; providing a termination date for the commission unless continued by law; providing for the establishment of probation offices in each judicial district of the state adn for community-based correctional programs; providing for funding; authorizing benefits for personnel of probation departments; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965.
SB 46 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the identification, management, control, and use of coastal public land and coastal wetland as defined in this Act.
SB 49 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to enforce on his own initiative certain state laws, rules, regulations, and orders; and declaring an emergency.
SB 51 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; creating a state Commission on Human Rights and authorizing creation of local commissions; providing for cooperation and their respective powers and duties; defining discriminatory practices and making certain exemptions and exceptions; providing for filing of complaints, procedures for handling complaints, hearings, and orders; providing for judicial review; providing enforcement procedures; providing for keeping of records; relating to certain plans to eliminate discrimination and filing of such plans with the commission; defining certain offenses; providing remedies, sanctions, and penalties; making appropriations; and providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
SB 65 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to duties of district judges with respect to the disposition of suits.
SB 67 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the registration and certification of persons engaged in the assessment of property for ad valorem taxation; creating the Board of Tax Assessor Examiners; providing for membership, terms, organization, functions, and duties of the board; providing procedures for carrying out the terms of this Act; providing for fees, the establishment of the Assessors Registration Fund, and the payment of compensation and expenses; providing enforcement procedures; providing qualifications, duties, and standards of conduct for persons engaged in assessing property; defining certain offenses and providing penalties; and declaring an emergency.
SB 69 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a procedure for resolving differences between agencies on matters relating to the equitable mitigation of adverse impacts on fish and wildlife resources of various construction practices and expediting decisions necessary for federal coordination; granting certain powers and duties to the governor; directing that a study be made of the subject of mitigation by a joint interim committee and prescribing its powers, duties, and authority; providing for an expiration date and severability; and declaring an emergency.
SB 83 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to classes of persons not qualified to vote.
SB 124 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the refund of fees for alcoholic beverage permits and licenses.
SB 133 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to workmen's compensation for employees of political subdivisions.
SB 142 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the establishment of guidelines for personnel administration for employees of public institutions of higher education; providing for authority, responsibility, and duties of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, and for the governing boards of institutions of higher education regarding employment policies and practices.
SB 193 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the exemption from inheritance taxes of community property interests in annuities and individual retirement accounts exempt from federal estate taxes.
SB 202 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of the fiscal affairs of harbor and port facilities in certain cities.
SB 203 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the city of Galveston, Galveston County, Texas or its board of trustees of the Galveston Wharves, to establish, operate, and maintain a United States foreign trade zone at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, and subzone thereof under the Foreign Trade Zones Act.
SB 219 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making an appropriation to the State Rural Medical Education Board; and declaring an emergency.
SB 232 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Defining certain terms as used herein; prescribing employment contracts of a specified duration for certain teachers and other school personnel in this state; prescribing the causes for which and the procedures by which certain teacher employment contracts may be terminated or materially changed; providing for hearings and review of orders discharging and dismissing certain teachers holding term contracts; providing certain teachers with certain rights; providing terms under which certain teachers may resign and penalties for failure to fulfill contract obligations; and declaring an emergency.
SB 257 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the regulation of vehicles hauling loose materials and the measure of damages resulting from violations.
SB 335 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to rights of certain public employees and to the creation of a state employer-employee relations boar, its duties and powers; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 374 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Recommitted to committee
Caption: Relating to compensation of commissioners of certain navigation districts.
SB 384 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing a performance standard for building specifications; creating an advisory committee to establish methods for reaching the performance standard and avenues for communicating those methods, and providing for enforcement and administration and administration of this Act; and declaring an emergency.
SB 385 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of natural hazards connected with real property in coastal counties to be sold using the services of a real estate agent; establishing the Natural Hazards Technical Committee; providing for implementation of the Act by the Texas Real Estate Commission; providing remedies and penalties for non-compliance; and declaring an emergency.
SB 432 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to construct or accept and maintain artificial reefs and to accept materials; authorizing appropriations; defining an offense of damaging certain markers or signals and providing penalties.
SB 453 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to reproduction, recording and retention of records in any court of civil appeals by microfilm and other process.
SB 467 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governor to determine the need for a public deepwater port if a private facility is not built; the creation, administration, powers and duties of the Texas Deepwater Port Authority; preserving Texas' claim to its tidelands and coastline; providing for an appropriation; providing for the repayment of that appropriation; providing for severability.
SB 468 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the appointment of alternate and temporary municipal court judges.
SB 471 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to expunction of records of arrests; providing penalties for violations.
SB 576 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Creating the Natural Resources Council; naming its members; granting it powers; assigning it duties; granting the governor powers; creating an advisory committee; repealing all expressly conflicting laws.
SB 577 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to coastal natural resource areas as defined in the Act; directing the Natural Resources Council to report to the governor and the legislature on coastal problems; designating the governor to report to the 66th Legislature on the effect of this state's seeking federal certification of the Texas Coastal Management Program pursuant to Section 306 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972; repealing all expressly conflicting laws.
SB 578 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Granting the certifying agency, the General Land Office, the duty and authority to certify those coastal wetlands which are essential to the public interest; providing procedures for certification; exempting certain agricultural lands; granting the acquiring agency, the Parks and Wildlife Department, the authority to acquire fee or lesser interest in such lands and to preserve and manage such lands in the public interest; providing the source of funds to compensate the owners therefor.
SB 579 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Providing for the exercise by the state of the regulatory authority of the United States Army Corps of Engineers over the discharge of dredged or fill material under Section 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (33 U.S.C. Section 1344), and regulations issued thereunder; providing that the provisions of this Act are not severable.
SB 586 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practices of court reporting and of shorthand reporting for use in litigation in courts; requiring certification by the Supreme Court of Texas; providing for appointment of a Texas Court Reporters Committee and prescribing its membership, terms, powers, and duties; providing for examination and fees; providing grievance procedures; providing penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 587 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the duties of official court reporters and their fees and compensation.
SB 588 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to provision of court-reporting services to a party in a civil case if the party is unable to pay therefor and to payment for such services.
SB 589 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the furnishing to an official court reporter by a county or counties certain items.
SB 622 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the weight of commercial motor vehicles on the public roadways; providing penalties.
SB 624 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to catching and possessing red drum for commercial and for sport purposes; providing penalties; providing for research and reports by the Parks and Wildlife Department; prohibiting use of nets and saltwater trotlines at certain times in certain areas; providing effective date.
SB 634 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain lotteries and raffles.
SB 648 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Amending Section 76.108 of the Parks and Wildlife Code to provide a later date for opening the oyster season.
SB 649 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Amending Section 76.104 of the Parks and Wildlife Code to increase the fee for a commercial oyster dredge license.
SB 650 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Amending Section 76.110 of the Parks and Wildlife Code to allow possession on an oyster boat of one spare dredge.
SB 651 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Amending Section 76.037 of the Parks and Wildlife Code to reduce the penalty for the offense of theft of oysters from private beds.
SB 668 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the duty of a railroad company with regard to signs and safety devices at grade crossings.
SB 669 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to pleading the 10-year statute of limitations in suits for recovery of land under certain circumstances.
SB 673 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Amending the Texas Coastal Waterway Act of 1975 to amend the stated policy and findings; to add a definition for "mandated costs"; to allow the commission to receive and dispense or expand funds for mandated costs; to provide for cooperation between the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission and political subdivisions; authorizing an appropriation.
SB 694 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Providing for certain conditions which can be required of a convicted felon for the granting of felony probation.
SB 695 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the courts of this state to suspend further execution of their sentences and place the defendants on probation; providing for certain conditions which may be required for the granting of felony probation.
SB 696 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the rights, duties, and remedies of tenants and landlords with respect to each other, as to security deposits and rentals.
SB 711 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
Caption: Relating to an individual's access to personal information maintained by a state agency.
SB 727 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to incorporation of certain cities or towns.
SB 738 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Recommitted to committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment, removal, staff, meetings, and duties of presiding judges of the administrative districts and the meetings and duties of district judges.
SB 806 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court No. 2 of Galveston County; changing the name of the Probate Court of Galveston County to the Probate and County Court of Galveston County; relating to the jurisdiction, court reporters, judges, special judges, officers, personnel, administration , procedures, and other provisions for the county courts of Galveston County.
SB 835 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the establishment of auxiliary courts in certain counties outside the county seat for nonjury proceeedings.
SB 840 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to interest rates on public securities; fixing a maximum interest rate for public securities; providing for the calculation of net effective inerest rate on public securities; enacting other provisions related to the subject.
SB 878 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of optometry.
SB 897 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the promotion of commerce between this state and foreign countries.
SB 908 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the conduct of criminal intelligence investigations by state law enforcement agencies of the Executive Department of this State with statewide jurisdiction and handling of information procured; prohibiting noncriminal intelligence investigations; excluding certain investigations; providing enforcement procedures; defining certain offenses; providing criminal penalties and private remedies.
SB 969 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Providing that territory may be added to Clear Lake City Water Authority in the manner provided in Sections 54.272 of Chapter 54, Water Code; finding and declaring compliance with the constitution, laws, rules, and procedures relative to notice, introduction, and passage of this Act.
SB 981 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the power of a beach park board of trustees regarding additional parks and the acquisition, financing, and improvement of recreational facilities.
SB 982 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate the presence of horses and cattle on beaches.
SB 1067 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Adding Section 13.314 to Title 2 and Chapter 79 to Title 5, Parks and Wildlife Code, to allow compliance with the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C.A. Section 1801 et seq.); providing for suspension of conflicting provisions.
SB 1079 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to election of commissioners and annexation of territory in self-liquidating navigation districts.
SB 1080 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation, control, management, and operation of a public official's self-insurance fund.
SB 1098 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of Galveston County to adopt building codes; providing a penalty.
SB 1099 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the subdivision and development of land i Galveston County; providing penalties.
SB 1145 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment of risk sharing plans.
SB 1153 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a writ of habeas corpus and to certain cross actions and motions involving the right to possession of a child or modification of a decree involving a child.
SB 1154 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the term "premise" in the Liquor Control Act.
SB 1164 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Permitting the assignment of a retired district judge outside the geographic limits of the administrative district in which he resides under certain circumstances.
SB 1167 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to changing the names of the County Criminal Courts at Law of Harris County to the County Courts at Law of Harris County.
SB 1186 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped to provide services for severely handicapped individuals with other than visual disabilities.
SB 1187 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to comprehensive special education for multiply handicapped and other severely handicapped children.
SB 1204 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creation of the 284th Judicial District composed of Brazoria County; providing for the compensation and election of the judge; abolishing the 239th Judicial District.
SB 1262 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain judges in Galveston County.
SCR 7 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Ordered not printed after committee report
Caption: Granting Hi-Way Billboards, Inc. permission to sue the State.
SCR 46 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting Hi-Way Billboards, Inc. permission to sue the State.
SCR 70 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting Shirley Danesi, et al, permission to sue the state.
SCR 76 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Requesting the Natural Resources Council to study and recommend to the Governor before the next session of the legislature, how best to give notice of coastal hazards to owners and purchasers of coastal property.
SCR 77 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Requesting the General Land Office and its coastal management advisory committee to continue their efforts through the balance of the program development phase of the Texas Coastal Management Program.
SCR 78 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Requesting due consideration be given to the coastal wetlands in planning for the proper protection and development of the Texas Gulf Coast.
SCR 82 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Memorializing James J. Flanagan, Jr. of Port Arthur.
SCR 90 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Permission to sue the State of Texas by Mitchell Energy Corporation and Mitchell Energy Offshore Corporation.
SJR 45 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: To permit more associate justices on a court of civil appeals, to permit a court of civil appeals to sit in sections, and requiring a concurrence of a majority of justices for a decision.
SJR 47 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Motion lost
Caption: To include Texas Maritime Academy and Moody College of Marine Sciences and Maritime Resources as an eligible part of the Texas A&M University System, relating to bonds or notes payable from income of Permanent Unversity Fund, and reflecting the name changes of Prairie View A&M University and Tarleton State University.
SR 5 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Adopting temporary rules for the Regular Session, Sixty-fifth Legislature.
SR 30 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Adopting permanent rules for the Regular Session, Sixty-fifth Legislature.
SR 31 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to the All Americans.
SR 79 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Hurricane Awareness Program.
SR 80 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Amending Senate rules.
SR 82 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Urging the Congress and Executive Branch of the United States to evaluate public financing of transportation facilities.
SR 83 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mark Snider, Lynn Gibson, and Jimmy Arnold.
SR 106 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Authorizing a comprehensive assessment of Texas Coast barrier islands and related resources.
SR 108 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Ross J. Keller.
SR 163 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to coach Ray T. Sheppard of Galveston.
SR 205 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Joseph Michael Silvas, Stephen Christopher Silvas, and John Robert Silvas.
SR 224 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Requesting an evaluation of the problems an opportunities of the maritime industry.
SR 229 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Sam Boyd, Jr.
SR 254 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Magen David Adom of Israel.
SR 267 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Karl and Elizabeth Veile.
SR 269 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Angleton High School students.
SR 294 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to Port Aransas Junior High School students.
SR 306 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to John Clouser.
SR 307 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Helen Nichols Porter.
SR 308 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Walter F. Remschel, Jr.
SR 313 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Vaughan Watkins "Boo" McLeod.
SR 320 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Jason Perlman.
SR 367 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Bay City High School Home and Family Living Class.
SR 373 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Stinson.
SR 375 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to to Democratic ladies from Galveston County.
SR 388 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Craig Hupper.
SR 471 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Instructing the Texas Coastal and Marine Council to undertake an assessment.
SR 472 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Edward Goodwin "Eddie" Knowles.
SR 473 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Robert Warren Sefler.
SR 489 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Gene and Jimmy Joe Drozd of Brazoria.
SR 518 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl.
SR 545 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Girl Scout Troop Number 552.
SR 557 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to W. J. Ogg.
SR 580 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Rabbi Henry Cohen.
SR 582 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Weis Middle School 7th Grade Class.
SR 586 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Urging the Governor to assess the Coastal Energy Impact Program.
SR 589 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Directing the Department of Highways and Public Transportation to report to the 65th Legislature regarding the overall highway planning system.
SR 590 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Libbie Moody Thompson.
SR 597 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Theodore William "Ted" Helf, Jr.
SR 657 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Peters, Jr., Florence Flynn and Helen Doheny.
SR 720 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Requesting Diabetes Association to coordinate a study relating to the possibility of providing State funds for a referral system for Diabetes Mellitus.
SR 770 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Lovenberg Middle School Choir.
SR 782 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Ana Parco.
SR 792 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Austin Middle School of Galveston.
SR 793 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Instructing the Senate Jurisprudence Committee to study of the dangers posed by railroad grade crossing.
SR 796 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Instructing Jurisprudence Committee to study product liability.
SR 802 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Hubert Bales.
SR 809 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to Joanne Ward and Lyn Noble.
SR 857 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Max L. Hogan and Bill Rutledge.
65th 1st Called Session
SB 7 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the licensing, acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, and financing of deepwater port facilities as defined in the Act; creating a Deepwater Port Authority as an agency of the state pursuant to Article XVI, Section 59, Subsection (a), Texas Constitution; and providing for its membership, organization, powers, duties, functions, and obligations; giving certain powers to the governor; providing for the protection of the environment; making certain provisions as to state-owned water bottoms; making provisions regarding imposing liability or financial obligations on the state for the use of state funds or pledging credit of the state; making an appropriation.
SJR 4 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to prohibit lending the credit of the State, granting public money, or assuming or discharging any indebtedness for deepwater port purposes.
SR 20 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Vincent Uher and designating as Honorary Page for the day.
SR 21 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Meredith Uher and designating as Honorary Page for the day.
SR 22 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Victor Uher and designating as Honorary Page for the day.
SR 31 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. V. W. Uher, Jr., Mrs. V. W. Uher, Sr, and Mrs. Pearl Perrett.
SR 41 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Dan, Jane, and Edward Supkis.
SR 42 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Dorothy Cohn, Mrs. Sylvia Jacobs, and Mrs. G. Stein.
SR 43 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Michael and Deborah Stein and designating as Honorary Pages.
SR 44 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. G. Stein and Michael and Deborah Stein.
SR 45 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Senator Gene Jones.
SR 56 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to ELISSA Project.
SR 57 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Gulf Association Water Polo Club.
SR 58 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Evlyn Levy.
SR 59 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Schrieber.
SR 60 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Lone Star Historical Drama Association.
65th 2nd Called Session
SB 8 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the validation of the incorporation, boundaries, and proceedings of certain municipalities.
SCR 15 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting Servall Mechanical Contractors, Incorporated, permission to sue the state.
SCR 18 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of Fine G. Bedford.
SJR 15 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to repeal and prohibit all State ad valorem taxes on any property within this State; to establish the State Higher Education Assistance Fund.
SR 7 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Carla Kantor, Sylvia Jacobs, and Dorothy Cohn.
SR 8 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Gayle Moore and Jim Pearson.
SR 19 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Carla Kantor and designating her as "Honorary Page."
SR 20 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Walter Feigle.
SR 21 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Ralph B. Gustafson.
SR 22 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Margaret Burns Biaggne.
SR 23 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. Sam Nixon.
SR 24 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Judge Louie D. Goddard.
SR 51 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Stan Elbert.
SR 124 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Instructing the Senate Jurisprudence Committee to study the advisability of establishing community based programs and facilities in this State as an additional alternative to incarceration in the state prison.
SR 125 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Judge William D. Decker.
SR 126 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Judge James A. Piperi.
SR 127 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Judge Donald M. Markle.
SR 131 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to John Riddles.
SR 138 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Elizabeth Piperi Collins.
SR 139 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Maggie and Debbie Colley.
SR 140 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. and Mrs. Bernard A. Milstein and their daughters Andria and Julie.
SR 141 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. and Mrs. Ted Friedberg and their children Laura, Brooks, Paul and Anna.
SR 142 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Breitman.
SR 146 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Joe Doby.
SR 156 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Virginia Ernisse.
64th Regular Session
SB 16 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, organization, administration and financing of the Texas Offshore Terminal Authority; providing its powers, duties, and authority; providing for severability.
SB 17 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prevention and cleanup of oil and hazardous substances discharged or spilled into the coastal waters of the state; providing the power, authority, and responsibility of the Texas Water Quality Board, the State Highway Department, and the governor, in cooperation with the federal and local governments and other state agencies and departments, to carry out the provisions of this Act; establishing the Texas Coastal Protection Fund; adding Subchapter K to chapter 21 of the Water Code; defining certain offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 54 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Special Rangers.
SB 92 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the establishment, operation and regulation of health maintenance organizations.
SB 93 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to making an anatomical gift by executing a statement on the reverse side of a driver's license.
SB 94 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to enforcement of certain contracts involving the waiver of the right to compensation under the Workmen's Compensation Act.
SB 100 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of the sale of subdivided land and condominiums in any county bordering on the Gulf of Mexico, providing a penalty.
SB 104 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the registration and certification of persons engaged in assessment of property for ad valorem taxation; creating the State Board of Registration and Professional Certification for Assessors in Texas; providing for membership, terms, organization, functions and duties of the board; providing procedures for carrying out the terms of this Act; providing for fees, the establishment of the Assessors' Registration Fund, and the payment of compensation and expenses; providing enforcement procedures, providing qualifications, duties, and standards of conduct for persons engaged in assessing property; defining certain offenses and providing penalties.
SB 107 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
Caption: Relating to the collection, maintenance, and dissemenation of information identifiable to individuals; providing penalties.
SB 108 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to the conduct of criminal intelligence investigations by state law enforcement agencies and handling of information procured; prohibiting noncriminal intelligence investigations; defining certain offenses; providing criminal penalties and private remedies.
SB 109 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to disclosure of privileged information by a minister, priest, rabbi, or Christian Science practitioner in certain court proceedings.
SB 111 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Authorizing the attorney general to enforce on his own initiative the provisions of the Texas Clean Air Act, the Texas Water Quality Act, the Solid Waste Disposal Act, the Disposal Well Act, or any rule, regulation, or order issued pursuant thereto.
SB 137 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending the Water Code as follows: declaring as public policy of the state the maintenance of the ecological environment of the bays and estuaries in the conservation and development of the state's natural resources; directing the Texas Water Rights Commission in the consideration of any permit to store, take, or divert water to assess the effects thereof upon the bays and estuaries of Texas; directing the Texas Water Development Board to investigate the effects of fresh water inflows upon bays and estuaries of Texas and to complete comprehensive studies regarding the development of methods of providing and maintaining the ecological environment thereof; directing the Texas Water Rights Commission, the Texas Water Quality Board, the General Land Office, the Parks and Wildlife Department, and the Coastal and Marine Council to assist and cooperate in the conduct of such studies and investigations; repealing laws in conflict; making appropriations.
SB 273 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to security of a depository serving a water control and improvement district.
SB 274 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Workmen's Compensation
Caption: Relating to workmen's compensation coverage for employees of political subdivisions; providing for coverage of elected officials; providing for the effect of sick leave on beginning of compensation.
SB 386 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Failed to pass to third reading
Caption: Relating to the sale of real property delinquent on tax rolls; providing for notice, judicial hearing, the minimum for which the property may be sold, and distribution of funds after sale; stating type of property to which the Act is applicable.
SB 436 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Revising the Texas Disaster Act of 1973 (Article 6889-6, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); relating to a program for the prevention of, preparation for, response to, and relief or recovery for disasters as defined in this Act; establishing a Disaster Prevention and Recovery Commission and a Disaster Prevention and Recovery Department; authorizing the establishment of a Disaster Prevention and Relief Council; authorizing the maintenance of local, county, or interjurisdictional disaster agencies and certain municipal agencies, prescribing the functions, powers, and duties of the governor, the legislature, the commission, and the department created by this Act, the executive director of the department, existing state agencies, boards and commissions, governing bodies of political subdivisions of the state and local and interjurisdictional agencies; providing the relationship of this Act to other laws and other lawful activities; exempting persons from liability in certain circumstances; providing for coordination of all plans and facilities, including interstate cooperation and cooperation with the federal government; providing for community disaster loans and grants to disaster victims; making certain rules as to compensation of persons for services rendered or property used, damaged, lost, or destroyed during a disaster; providing for financing and creating a Disaster Contingency Fund; providing penalties.
SB 466 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of professional liability insurance for persons licensed to practice medicine or podiarty or certified to administer anesthesia in this state and for any hospital licensed under the Texas Hospital Licensing Law; providing the powers, duties, and procedures of the State Board of Insurance, the rights and duties of insurers and rating associations, and the rights of insureds or other affected persons; making certain notices of noncompliances confidential; requiring policies to be made on not less than an annual premium basis; making maintenance tax applicable to insurance written under this Act; providing applicability of other sections of the Insurance Code; providing limitation period within which claims must be filed; providing the extent of application of the Act; providing an effective date and expiration date of the Act; preserving certain causes of action accruing during the effective date.
SB 472 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the importance of coastal public lands, the coastal marshes, and similar coastal areas of the state located on both publicly and privately owned lands and the importance of the maintenance, preservation, and enhancement of the environment, wildlife, and fisheries, and to the importance of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway; providing for the administration by the State of Texas of nonfederal sponsorship requirements for the future maintenance and improvement of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway consistent with the policy of the State of Texas; prescribing the powers and duties of the State Highway Department in implementing this Act and of other state agencies and political subdivisions in cooperation with the department; authorizing appropriations for funding.
SB 475 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the taxes imposed on receipts from fees for admissions; providing an effective date.
SB 476 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably
Caption: Relating to the places where the Thirteenth Supreme Judicial District may transact business.
SB 491 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to amendment of the Insurance Code; to establish a joint underwriting association for the writing of medical liability insurance in Texas and providing for the plan of operation of the association; providing the powers and duties of the association and the State Board of Insurance and procedures to be followed; requiring all insurers authorized to write certain insurance in Texas to participate; providing for approval of forms and rates by the State Board of Insurance; providing a procedure for appeals; providing certain immunity from liability; making certain requirements for a plan of dissolution of the association; requiring the association to file annual statements and to be examined annually; providing for a medical professional liability study commission to remain in existence through the 65th legislative session; providing an effective date and a date beyond which no policies will be issued.
SB 549 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Notice given
Caption: Relating to capital improvements and sites therefor in the Texas Medical Center in Houston for the Texas A&M University System in conjunction with Baylor College of Medicine to provide joint facilities for research and teaching the health professions; providing for the financing of same from general revenue and revenue bonds; providing the revenues to be pledged for the payment of the bonds; authorizing the board of directors to accept grants and gifts.
SB 560 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the conduct of criminal intelligence investigations by local law enforcement agencies and handling of information procured; prohibiting noncriminal intelligence investigations; excluding certain investigations; defining certain offenses; providing criminal penalties and private remedies.
SB 561 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Providing a sales and use tax exemption for the receipts from the sale, lease, or rental of, or the storage, use, or other consumption of, tangible personal property that becomes an ingredient or component part of certain defined newspapers and certain personal property used or consumed in printing or processing of such newspapers; and to provide a sales and use tax exemption for the receipts from the printing and sales of certain defined newspapers, or components thereof, under certain limited circumstances.
SB 588 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to standards of conduct of state officers and employees.
SB 589 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Declaring that it is necessary, in order to implement the state policy, to encourage and promote the development of regional and area-wide waste collection, treatment, and disposal systems ("systems"), to protect and preserve the quality of the waters of the state, and to authorize conservation and reclamation districts to issue bonds for the purpose of purchasing capacity in or a right to have the wastes of such districts treated in systems owned or to be owned exclusively or in part by other public agencies; authorizing such districts to make such purchases or acquire such rights with the proceeds of bonds issued for the purpose of constructing systems; authorizing the issuance of bonds for the purpose of making such purchases or acquiring such rights; validating all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions, contracts, and other instruments heretofore adopted or executed by a governing body of a district, and of all officers and officials thereof, authorizing the use of bond proceeds or the issuance of bonds for such purposes.
SB 620 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Declaring a purpose and policy to abolish the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department; to establish a Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, a Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, a State Parks Commission and a State Parks Department; to provide for separation of responsibilities; to establish a transition Council to advise the newly created commissions; providing for anticipatory appointments and actions; providing for continuance of laws; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 621 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Directing the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department to carry out a program of artificial reef building and use of existing reefs and buoys.
SB 622 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Providing guidelines to be followed by the governor in selecting members of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
SB 623 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Enlarging and defining the area subject to zoning regulations and extending authority to the coastal counties of Jefferson, Chambers, Galveston, Brazoria, Matagorda, Calhoun, Aransas, Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy, Willacy, and Cameron to regulate uses of land within two miles of the shorelands and public beaches of the state; repealing an exemption for buildings and equipment used in furnishing telephone service to the public; stating relationship of rules and regulations under this Act to laws or regulations to protect dunes and vegetation or to regulate removal of sand, marl, gravel, and shell from certain areas.
SB 624 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Defining coastal wetland and providing for its inclusion in the coastal public lands management program; providing for permits and penalties.
SB 625 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the coverage of and the management and control of certain public land under the Coastal Public Lands Management Act of 1973.
SB 643 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance and sale of certain bonds by coastal cities of more than 5,000 population.
SB 644 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to direct payment permits issued to consumers to pay sales and use taxes directly to the State of Texas; providing for the reporting of taxes on taxable items purchased pursuant to direct payment permits prior to the repeal of Article 20.05 (K), Chapter 20, Title 122A, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended.
SB 645 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the Special Use Tax Exemptions for taxable personal property acquired outside the State of Texas and brought into Texas for use by licensed and certified carriers; providing an effective date.
SB 646 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the method of payment of salaries of state employees.
SB 647 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to claiming tax exemptions under Article VIII, Section 1-b(b), of the Texas Constitution and the duty of the taxing subdivision to send certain notices and forms.
SB 648 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of coverage for indirect loss resulting from windstorm or hail in certain policies of insurance written under the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Pool Act.
SB 650 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; creating a state Commission on Human Rights and authorizing creation of local commissions; providing for cooperation and their respective powers and duties; defining discriminatory practices and making certain exemptions and exceptions; providing for filing of complaints, procedures for handling complaints, hearings, and orders; providing for judicial review; providing enforcement procedures; providing for keeping of records; relating to certain plans to eliminate discrimination and filing of such plans with the commission.
SB 662 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act, as amended to provide new definitions; to provide a more flexible closed gulf shrimping season; to establish a contiguous zone for shrimp management; to provide for confiscation of the cargo of shrimp.
SB 691 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to property tax exemption for solar energy heating and cooling systems.
SB 694 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Levying a limited sales and use tax upon the receipts from the admission price to all places of amusement.
SB 695 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the acquisition and disposition of state-owned lands and flats by navigation districts.
SB 799 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to direct payment permits issued to consumers to pay sales and use taxes directly to the State of Texas.
SB 800 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to exemption from motor vehicle registration fees for vehicles owned or leased by a "Boys Club of America".
SB 801 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to public employee organizations and providing a procedure authorizing membership dues payroll deductions for such organizations complying with this act and other laws of this state.
SB 802 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the appropriation of $5,000,000.00 (five million dollars) out of the General Revenue Fund for restoring historic town meeting halls in Texas; requiring 50% matching funds from the local government; requiring the local government to contract to maintain such historic meeting places.
SB 803 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the management, control, and use of coastal public lands and coastal wetlands as defined in this Act and the identification of coastal wetlands vital to the natural resources, by the School Land Board; amending certain definitions; prescribing the powers and duties of the board; relating to certain easements and permits and rights thereunder.
SB 805 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the duties of the district treasurer and providing that authority to sign vouchers may be delegated to certain designated persons with certain restrictions.
SB 806 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition, lease, use, and disposition of state owned lands and flats by navigation districts; providing for certain reservations in leases and certain limitations in sale, lease, and use of such lands and flats; requiring certain districts using state owned land to which they have no patent or lease to file a map or drawing with the General Land Office; requiring a draft environmental impact statement in certain cases; providing for venue in Travis County, Texas.
SB 809 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the procedures for state and local governmental agencies in Texas determining that an application for a deepwater port license submitted pursuant to the federal Deepwater Port Act of 1974, 33 U.S.C.A. 1501 et seq., complies with state and local law, and authorizing the performance of these procedures and the approval or disapproval of such application by the governor; making provisions relative to certain easements and the use of certain facilities.
SB 811 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to review for compliance with this Act by the Governor's office Division of Planning Coordination of the environmental and energy impact of proposed state action to aid in the decision-making process.
SB 858 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties, procedure, and limited duration of the Texas Land Resources Study Commission.
SB 1005 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making supplemental appropriations to the Industrial Accident Board.
SB 1042 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of county officials for traveling expenses incurred while performing county business.
SB 1043 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the Criminal District Attorney of Galveston County.
SB 1054 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority to contract for and perform the first phase of a subsidence control program in Harris and Galveston Counties; containing provisions as to what money may be spent.
SB 1055 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the powers and authority of a beach park board of trustees regarding the advertising, acquisition, financing, and improvement of recreational facilities.
SB 1056 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate the presence of animals on beaches.
SB 1063 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the duties of an official court reporter; relating to the time period for which he must retain shorthand notes.
SB 1070 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of cases from the Court of Domestic Relations to the district courts of Galveston County and other courts having jurisdiction; prohibiting transfer back to the court of domestic relations without consent of that court.
SB 1082 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Clarifying the definitions of "executive head" and "state agency" within the law relating to ethics and financial disclosure.
SB 1088 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of commissioners of certain drainage districts.
SCR 17 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Providing for the Joint Rules of the 63rd Legislature to be hereby adopted as the Joint Rules of the 64th Legislature with changes.
SCR 32 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Providing for the Ligislature of Texas to carefully review the many powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing for a joint committee to be formed to conduct such inquiries, hearings, studies, and analyses as may be required to achieve a thorough understanding of the above matters, and to report back to the legislature not later than January 31, 1977, on its findings and recommendations, if any. The committee shall be named by the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house with three members from the Committee on Appropriations in the House of Representatives; providing for the committee to consider and report on the overall organization, effectiveness, involvement, and costs of the commission and department in certain areas; providing for the committee expenses to be paid from the contingent expense funds of the senate and hosue upon approval of the chairman of the committee, as provided in the joint rules; providing for the committee to have the power to subpoena witnesses and records, to employ necessary staff, and to call upon other agencies, departments, and offices of the state government for assistance in carrying out its duties as called for in this resolution.
SCR 35 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting permission to Elida Blanco to sue the State of Texas and the M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute for the relief to which she may be entitled concerning her claim for damages resulting from the alleged negligence of the employees, servants, or agents of the M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute; providing that suit may be brought within two years after the adoption of this resolution in any court of competent jurisdiction in Texas; providing that service of citation and all other necessary processes may be had on the Attorney General of the State of Texas; providing that nothing in this resolution shall be construed as an admission by the State of Texas, or any of its employees, agents, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, of liability or of the truth of any allegation asserted by the claimant, but the alleged cause of action must be proved under the laws of this state as in other civil cases; providing that nothing in this resolution shall be construed as a waiver of any defense of fact or of law available to the State of Texas or to any of its employees, agents, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, but every defense is specifically reserved.
SCR 36 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Creating a special joint interim committee to study the feasibility of legislative solutions to the medical professional liability problem in this state; providing that the interim study committee be composed of 9 members: three members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House, three senators appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, and three citizens appointed by the Governor; providing that the committee shall have power to issue process to witnesses at any place in the state and to compel their attendence and production of all books, records, and instruments; to issue attachments where necessary to obtain compliance with subpoenas or other process, which may be addressed to and served by any peace officer of this state; providing that from the contingent expense fund of the House and the contingent expense fund of the Senate equally, the members of the committee shall be reimbursed for their actual expenses incurred in carrying out the purposes of this resolution, and other necessary expenses of operation shall be paid from the contingent expense fund of the house and the contingent expense fund of the Senate, equally; authorizing the committee to employ staff for the conduct of the study; providing that the committee shall make its complete report, including findings and recommendations and drafts of any legislation deemed necessary, to the 65th Legislature when it convenes in January, 1977.
SCR 57 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting permission to Walter E. and Dorothy E. Gundermann to sue the State of Texas for the relief to which they are entitled concerning their claim for possession of the artifacts and their claim of damages; providing that, in the event suit is filed, service of citation and other required process be made on the Attorney General of the State of Texas, and that the suit be tried as other civil suits; providing that nothing in this resolution may be construed as an admission by the State of Texas, or any of its employees, agents, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, of liability or of the truth of any allegation asserted by the claimants, but the alleged cause of action must be proved under the laws of this state as in other civil cases; providing that nothing in this resolution may be construed as a waiver of any defense of fact or law available to the State of Texas or to any of its employees, agents, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, but every defense is specifically reserved.
SCR 73 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Requesting that the governor return House Bill Number 602 to the senate; declaring null and void the action of the president of the senate and the speaker of the house in signing House Bill Number 602 and authorizing the two presiding officers to remove their signatures from the enrolled bill.
SCR 82 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United States, requesting that the congress amend and revise the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 as may be required to insure that the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Corps of Engineers comply with the intent of congress that they are to recognize and rely upon the states in the exercise of primary responsibility for development, use, restoration, preservation, and enhancement of land and water resources; authorizing and requesting that Dolph Briscoe, Governor of the State of Texas, take all actions proper and necessary to assure the administrative and judicial protection of the equitable and reasonable authority of the State of Texas in exercising its primary responsibility for its land and water resources; declaring unalterable opposition to the expansion of federal authority over land and water resource management as would follow from implementation of the proposed rules as published.
SCR 86 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, in cooperation with the General Land Office, to seek acquisition of the federally-owned portion of Matagorda Island for the purpose of combining it with the state-owned portion to create a unique island state park of matchless beauty for the benefit of all Texans and to continue its ongoing program of providing state beach parks on our Gulf Coast Islands and Peninsulas; requesting that the Speaker of the House and Lieutenant Governor initiate the creation of a special joint committee to facilitate the acquisition of land necessary for a Matagorda Island state park and to recommend possible uses and development of the park; providing that official copies of this resolution be prepared for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, the General Land Commissioner, and all members of the Texas delegation to the United States Congress as an expression of the will of the 64th Legislature of the State of Texas.
SCR 98 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules of the two houses to that either House may take up and consider Senate Bill No. 17 and Senate Bill No. 809 at any time.
SCR 104 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules of the two Houses so that either House may take up and consider Senate Bill 803 at any time.
SJR 8 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution to authorize establishment of certain bingo games and raffles.
SJR 50 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution to authorize Legislature to exempt from property taxation solar energy heating or cooling systems and devices.
SR 2 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Adopting Rules of the Senate for the Regular Session, Sixty-fourth Legislature.
SR 111 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Designating Todd Handwerk as an Honorary Page.
SR 137 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Jimmy J. Vacek.
SR 158 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to outstanding students from Galveston.
SR 159 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Mary Moody Northen.
SR 234 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Providing for creation of special interim committee to study professional liability insurance.
SR 267 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Directing the Texas Coastal and Marine Council, in cooperation with the Governor's Task Force on Water Resource Conservation and Development, the Interagency Council on Natural Resources and the Environment, and other interested parties, to undertake a comprehensive assessment of institutional and financial aspects of providing estuarine inflows.
SR 268 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Directing the Texas Coastal and Marine Council in cooperation with certain other agencies to undertake to develop model minimum building standards for high-risk areas along the Texas Coast.
SR 269 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Directing the Texas Coastal and Marine Council to assist in a comprehensive assessment of current activities, problems and opportunities regarding marine commerce in Texas.
SR 270 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Directing Texas Coastal and Marine Council to undertake a comprehensive assessment of current activities, problems and opportunities regarding marine transportation.
SR 314 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Phil Bonura.
SR 315 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Owen D. Barker.
SR 329 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
SR 357 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Amy Ross.
SR 404 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Providing for creation of an interim committee to review the powers, duties and responsibilities of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SR 411 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Acacia Fraternity.
SR 418 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study law school admission policies.
SR 425 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Clifford Loudin Ward.
SR 426 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Brazoswood High School football team.
SR 430 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to John and Heidi Conggeshall, Sue Wells and Knox Rider.
SR 433 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Melanie Smith, Dale Ward, Dennis Wagner and Matt Harris.
SR 440 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Marion G. Ober, Sr.
SR 441 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Esther Rice, Mrs. May C. Ottwork, Mrs. Frances Peters and Mrs. Debra Welsh.
SR 442 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for John Berian Richardson.
SR 443 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Anna Friedberg.
SR 444 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Judge Jack Harrison.
SR 445 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Vernell and Leroy Hoskins.
SR 448 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Expressing support for enlargement of Vermillion Locks.
SR 453 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to students from the First Baptist Christian School League City.
SR 454 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Sally Rand.
SR 455 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Robert L. Crockett.
SR 456 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Frank J. Connolly.
SR 457 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Miss Mary Cecelia Opperman.
SR 458 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for E. O. Siecke.
SR 459 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Leroy Colombo.
SR 491 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Leo A. Riedell.
SR 500 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Alvin Anderson "Buck" Horne.
SR 506 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Doug Harrington Jr.
SR 507 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Yeager Children's Home.
SR 517 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Recommending the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, United States Postal Service select the Galveston Courthouse as a subject for a bicentennial commemorative stamp.
SR 522 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to James L. Fenney.
SR 523 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Bay City High School students.
SR 524 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Matthew Harris, Melanie Smith, Dennis Wagner and Dale Ward.
SR 532 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Burton, Brian, Mara, and Ame Battle.
SR 543 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to communities which make up The Cradle of Texas in Brazoria County.
SR 544 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Beamenty W. Goodwin, Jr.
SR 557 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Harry Pransky.
SR 585 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr and Mrs. Nicholas Kelsey Kralj.
SR 652 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to the Lovenberg Middle School Choir.
SR 653 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Jack Graber.
SR 654 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Label A. Katz.
SR 655 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Ball High School Symphonic Band.
SR 656 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Requesting Senate Jurisprudence Committee to study all aspects of disaster prevention, mitigation, emergency operations and recovery and report to the Legislature by January 1, 1977.
SR 657 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Requesting Public Safety Commission and Senate Finance Committee to review powers, duties and responsibilities of Department of Public Safety and report to Senate not later than January 31, 1977.
SR 714 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to The Live Oak Missionary Baptist Church.
SR 716 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Abby K. Evans.
SR 719 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Scott Fish.
63rd Regular Session
SB 2 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to capital improvements for the University of Houston at Clear Lake City and for the Texas Maritime Academy and Moody College of Marine Sciences and Marine Resources, authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds, subject to approval of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
SB 3 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the use of flashing red signal lights on church buses.
SB 4 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Providing that an action for the recovery of lands, tenements, or heriditaments against one having peaceable and adverse possession must be instituted within then years after the cause of action accrues; providing that the statute of limitations may not be pleaded in bar of the action if the person bringing the action for recovery of an interest in the land has paid taxes thereon within ten years; providing that the statute of limitations may not be pleaded unless the adverse claimant has paid taxes thereon during the ten years.
SB 5 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the method of payment of salaries of state employees.
SB 6 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creation of a tax credit for penalties paid for delinquent taxes following the failure of the assessor-collector to issue tax notices before the due date.
SB 57 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Amended in committee
Caption: Relating to authority of an insurer to disclaim coverage under a policy of liability insurance for failure of the insured to forward the citation and petition or complaint giving notice of a suit against the insured.
SB 83 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the State Board of Control to serve as a purchasing agent for state-supported junior and community colleges.
SB 84 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to issuance of certain bonds by coastal cities of more than 5,000 population.
SB 93 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Public School Property Protection Plan and providing for its administration; appropriating funds for the establishment of the plan, providing for severability.
SB 94 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Recognizing the value and necessity of preserving and promoting the history of the Texas Navy; designating The Texas Navy, Incorporated, a nonprofit corporation, as the official body to conduct the affairs of the Texas Navy; prescribing its duties and functions; providing for appointment of members to its board of directors by state officials; providing that state funds shall not be required for its activities.
SB 95 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to priority of liens on real property in favor of certain persons, firms, lumber dealers, mortgage lenders, corporations, artisans, laborers, mechanics, and subcontractors; providing for priority of preexisting liens and for parties at foreclosure.
SB 116 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the duty of the State Department of Health to develop and carry out a program to provide for the control and eradication of pediculosis of a minor.
SB 122 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Pertaining to required fees for permits to sell prepaid funeral benefits and examinations of records of affected organizations and costs of such examinations; defining certain offenses and prescribing penalties; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 197 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to environmental management and development of unincorporated areas by the commissioners courts of any county in this State which is a member of a regional planning commission whose planning area encompasses at lease one county which has a population of 1.5 million persons or greater...providing for severability.
SB 198 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of commissioners courts of certain counties to order street improvements and assessments.
SB 199 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Authorizing the Commissioners' Court of any county which is a member of a regional planning commission whose planning area encompasses at least one county wherein there is a population of 1.5 million or more to promulgate and enforce uniform building codes throughout the unincorporated areas of the county, defining structures and exceptions thereto; permitting the county to establish an office for building permits, to contract such work, and to charge fees; establishing a Board of Building Appeals and procedures related thereto; authorizing the county to enjoin any violation of this Act; establishing a criminal penalty of a fine not less than fifty dollars ($50) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) for any violation of any regulation passed by the Commissioners' Court pursuant to this Act; providing for severability.
SB 200 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to a system of land-use management; prescribing penalties.
SB 213 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to all competent jurors who are liable to jury service.
SB 214 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Changing the terms of office of the District Directors' to provide that the District has the power to construct and maintain breakwaters; to change certain provisions relating to the District's bonds and refunding bonds; to make additional provisions relating to the District's maintenance tax; to provide for abolition of the District has no been confirmed and said maintenance tax voted; containing other provisions relating to the subject; providing a severability clause.
SB 215 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing for an assistant or assistants to the county judge and salary and office and travel expenses to be paid from the County available School Fund to perform certain duties formerly performed by the county superintendent.
SB 216 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the compensation paid from county funds to the District Judges of the 10th, 56th, 122nd, and the 212th District Courts of Galveston County for services rendered to the county.
SB 219 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the provision of workmen's compensation benefits for employees of certain community centers.
SB 268 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the protection of sand dunes on barrier islands and peninsulas bordering on the Gulf of Mexico; authorizing the establishment of a dune protection line by certain commissioners courts; prohibiting certain conduct seaward of that line authorizing the commissioners courts to issue permits and to charge a reasonable fee to certain persons for otherwise prohibited acts seaward of the dune line; providing for identification of critical dune areas by the Commissioner of the General Land Office and for notice to him and special procedures for issuance of permits therein; providing for certain exceptions; prohibiting the issuance of a permit for driving a "recreational vehicle", as defined, seaward of the dune protection line; providing certain penalties for violations and for appeals.
SB 269 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the excavation, taking, removing or carrying away of sand, marl, gravel, or shell from certain public beaches and to permits therefor from commissioners courts and from incorporated cities, towns and villages.
SB 270 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the imposition of criminal penalties for certain communications on public beaches.
SB 271 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of commercial activity on public beaches by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 272 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Prohibiting issuance of licenses or permits to sell or serve alcoholic beverages if establishment is located on a public beach.
SB 273 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the cleaning and maintaining of public beaches bordering on the Gulf of Mexico; increasing the amount of the "state share"; providing for the maintenance of a reserve fund to be used in certain emergency situations; authorizing use of funds for lifeguards and patrols.
SB 274 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to acquisition, lease, sublease, use, and disposition of state owned lands and flats and lands owned by districts under patents or acquired from the state by purchase or legislative act by navigation districts and incorporated cities which own and operate wharves, docks, and other marine port facilities; prescribing certain powers and duties of the School Land Board; providing for disposition of funds; providing for notice and hearings; providing for confidentiality of the name of a sublessee; making certain provisions for easements to the United States for dredging and disposal of dredged material; repealing laws in conflict.
SB 275 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the right of the public to gain access to, and to use and enjoy, the beaches bordering on the Gulf of Mexico; declaring these rights to be vested in the State of Texas; declaring these rights paramount in certain circumstances; defining certain terms.
SB 327 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the function, powers, and duties of the Texas Coastal and Marine Council.
SB 328 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to change of name, the appointment, expenses and bond of directors of the Brazos River Authority.
SB 329 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Committee substitute
Caption: Relating to the general prevailing rate of per diem wages including fringe benefits; providing for posting of bond by contractors; and providing certain duties of the attorney general for protection of aggrieved persons and in carrying out this Act.
SB 330 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: An Act creating a Department of Labor Relations, transferring and vesting in it certain powers and duties of The Commissioner of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Labor Statistics and providing additional powers and duties; transferring certain other duties and powers of the Commissioner and Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Secretary of Agriculture and Department of Public Safety; repealing conflicting laws; providing severability.
SB 331 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of the sale of subdivided land in any county bordering on the Gulf of Mexico, providing a penalty.
SB 359 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Declaring a moratorium on sale or leasing of the surface estate in state-owned submerged lands, beaches, and islands under any existing laws of this state.
SB 360 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to exclusions after effective date of this Act from certain insurance policies of benefits to non-indigent persons for certain expenses incurred in a hospital owned or controlled by the state or local government; excepting certain types of care and treatment; providing test for indigency in certain situations; providing that forms reflect provisions of this Act.
SB 379 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Regulating to the incorporation, organization, and regulation of cooperative associations; providing penalties; providing for severability.
SB 526 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Senate Bill No. 1, 3rd Called Session, 62nd Legislature, 1972, by transferring $14,000 from Item 9, "Consumable supplies and materials, current and recurring operating expenses (excluding travel expense) and necessary expenses for computer" to Item 5, "Salaries of classified positions" in the appropriations for the Industrial Accident Board.
SB 527 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the criminal district attorney of Galveston County.
SB 528 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the preparation of the judgment in criminal cases.
SB 529 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Vetoed by Governor
Caption: Providing that the District Clerk may charge a reasonable fee for the performance of certain duties.
SB 530 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the taking of oysters from a polluted area so designated by the State Health Department and to the disposition of such oysters or undersized oysters; prescribing certain powers of the Parks and Wildlife Department; defining certain unlawful acts relating to the taking or possession of oysters in violation of this Act.
SB 531 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue licenses for shellfish culture; requiring a license for shellfish culture; defining terms; establishing license fees and requirements for licenses and bills of lading; requiring record maintenance; permitting harvest at any time, at any size, by any means, and permitting sale; requiring permit for handling exotic shellfish as defined by this Act; requiring certification of disease free exotics; authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue permits for collection of broodstock; repealing existing and conflicting laws; providing severability; providing a penalty for violation or failure to comply.
SB 643 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creation, powers, and duties of underground water conservation districts.
SB 644 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the management, control and use of coastal public lands as defined in this Act; prescribing the powers and duties of the School Land Board and the General Land Office in regard to these lands, to the acquisition of other lands, and to carrying out the provisions of this Act; providing for cooperation with the federal government and agencies of this state; providing certain protection, privileges and rights for owners of littoral property and duties of such owners; providing for disposition of funds; providing certain court remedies; prescribing penalties for violations of this Act; and prescribing the relationship of this Act to related law of this state.
SB 645 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Defeat by Senate reported
Caption: Declaring the public policy of this state relating to land resources; providing for the establishment of the Texas Land Resource Commission to operate for a limited time; providing for an inventory of land use, capabilities, and associated characteristics; providing for the development of a comprehensive land use plan; providing for the implementation of a lad management program to be completed in three phases with submission of periodic reports to the legislature and the governor; providing for intergovernmental cooperation, public participation.
SB 646 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the purchase, protection, and conservation of environmentally endangered areas as defined in this Act and providing for the issuance of bonds and use of their proceeds for this purpose.
SB 647 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the establishment and regulation of health maintenance organizations.
SB 648 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Defining certain words; providing for the imposition of a documentary recording fee on each deed when the value of the property or interest conveyed exceeds $100; providing certain duties for the county clerks; exempting the imposition of a documentary recording fee on deeds transferring certain specified types of interests; providing for the collection, allocation, and distribution of revenues resulting from the imposition of this Act; providing penalties for certain violations of this Act; providing for the state comptroller of public accounts to be responsible for administration and enforcement of this Act; providing an effective date of this Act.
SB 649 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the name, programs, courses and facilities of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute at Port Aransas.
SB 659 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Amending the Insurance Code (Chapter 491, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1951), as heretofore amended, to clarify the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Pool Act, making all property insurers authorized to transact property insurance in this state subject to the provisions thereof by adding to Section 3 of Article 21.49 a definition of "insurers," specifically providing for applicability to Lloyds and to reciprocal or interinsurance exchanges and by amending Article 17.22 to make county mutual insurance companies subject to the provisions of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Pool Act; amending section 5 (c) of Article 21.49 to delete certain language excluding premiums on certain property from the formula under which members of the Association participate in its writings, expenses, profits and losses, to change the word "years" to the word "year," and to provide that members having common ownership or control shall be treated as a single member for the purpose of determining participation; deleting in its entirety Paragraph (d) of Section 8 of Article 21.49 to make the establishment of a certain catastrophe reserve by the State Board of Insurance discretionary rather than mandatory; providing for severability.
SB 786 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a program for the prevention of, preparation for, response to, and relief or recovery from disasters as defined in this Act; establishing a Division of Disaster Emergency Services and a Disaster Emergency Funding Board.
SB 788 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption of blind or deaf individuals from the payment of tuition and other fees, dues and charges at state-supported institutions of higher education; making certification by appropriate state angecy conclusive.
SB 822 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Validating the incorporation, boundaries, and governmental proceedings of certain cities and towns with certain exceptions; and declaring an emergency.
SB 858 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Section 3, Lower Colorado River Authority Act, as amended (Article 8280-107, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), to increase per diem payments for directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority from $25 to $50 per day; amending Section 3, Upper Colorado River Authority Act (Article 8280-109, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), to increase the per diem payments for directors of the Upper Colorado River Authority from $10 to $50 per day; and declaring an emergency.
SB 881 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Changing the name of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to the Texas Department of Labor Relations and declaring an emergency.
SB 883 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of state-regulated business interests by certain appointed state officers and the executive heads of certain state agencies; and declaring an emergency.
SB 913 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the change of name of the County Court No. 2 of Galveston County to the Probate Court of Galveston County.
SB 915 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an independent audit of county books, records, and accounts.
SB 921 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to use and installation of space heaters in certain buildings; providing a penalty.
SB 942 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relinquishing and directing the conveyance to the City of Galveston, Texas, of certain property situated in Galveston County, Texas, for good and sufficient consideration for use in connection with the operation of a port and to promote navigation and marine commerce; providing for retention of minerals in, on, or under said property; providing for reverter under certain circumstances.
SB 947 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Galveston County Juvenile Board; relating to the membership and duties of the Citizens Juvenile Advisory Board.
SB 949 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to mentally retarded persons accused of crimes; granting to the judges of courts wherein the trials of such persons are held the discretion to commit such persons to state schools for the mentally retarded rather than to mental hospitals or mental institutions.
SB 950 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the salary of the judges of County Courts Nos. 1 and 2 of Galveston County.
SB 951 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to compensation of county judges of certain counties.
SCR 15 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Adopting the Joint Rules of the 63rd Legislature.
SCR 75 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Relating to the Attorney General collecting and maintaining an evidence bank of testimony from persons with knowledge of public use of beaches of this state during the early years of this century and before.
SCR 76 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting Emerald Properties permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 87 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Relating to a joint study of prison system reform by the Senate and House of Representatives.
SCR 90 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: A resolution granting certain parties and their respective heirs permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 101 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Directing the Texas Council on Marine-Related Affairs, to undertake a comprehensive study of the problem of providing estuarine inflows in Texas; and further directing the Council to submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and 64th Legislature.
SCR 102 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Endorsing the concept of utilization of desirable portions of such surplus ships for creation of artificial reefs and that the Parks and Wildlife Department be authorized and directed to take the necessary action.
SCR 117 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Requesting return of S.B. No. 216 from the Governor for further consideration.
SCR 127 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: A resolution relating to the deletion of language in Senate Bill No. 527 Conference Committee report.
SCR 129 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: A resolution relating to the addition of new language in the conference committee report on Senate Bill 360.
SCR 143 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules to take up H.B. 1666.
SJR 1 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Amending Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Consitution, establishing certain requirements relative to the enactment of laws creating certain conservation and reclamation districts.
SJR 12 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that certain counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico may levy a tax to pay for bonds issued for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon the vote of the majority of the resident property taxpayers voting in an election.
SJR 15 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Defeat by Senate reported
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide that the legislature may allow certain lotteries and gift enterprises conducted for nonprofit charitable organizations.
SJR 30 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution providing for the issuance and sale of bonds of the State of Texas for use in creating the Texas Environmental Protection Fund to be used to acquire environmentally endangered areas.
SR 2 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Adopting temporary rules for the Regular Session, Sixty-third Legislature.
SR 9 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Adopting permanent Rules of Procedure for the Regular Session, Sixty-third Legislature.
SR 37 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Congratulating Angleton High School Wildcat Purple Pride Marching Band.
SR 38 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Jesse Bates.
SR 39 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Dr. A. P. Beutel.
SR 95 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Congratulatory Resolution for the Rt. Rev. Monsignor Bernard J. Ganter.
SR 115 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Amending Senate Rule 89.
SR 122 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Thomas Deboy Armstrong.
SR 124 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Congratulatory resolution for John B. Lawson on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 151 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Congratulating Theodore Freeman on being chosen to continue his good work with the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith.
SR 161 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Herbert O. Paul.
SR 237 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Jody Ramsey.
SR 351 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Morgan Van Liew.
SR 357 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Commending members of Citizens Commission on Ethics in Government.
SR 396 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Congratulating Gaye Williams on setting new world's typing record.
SR 423 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Opposing the closing of the U. S. Public Health Service Hospital in Galveston.
SR 430 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to class from Manvel.
SR 432 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Encouraging the science of creative intelligence and technique of transcendental meditation.
SR 461 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Commending Commander Ross Randle Terry, returning POW.
SR 470 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to government class from Galveston College.
SR 478 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Alex Ray.
SR 479 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Greg Lambain.
SR 606 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Texas A and M University.
SR 649 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Congratulating Lewis W. Homburg.
SR 660 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morales of Galveston.
SR 661 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Kamm Pranshhe.
SR 662 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Sonya Travis.
SR 696 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Marvin Jacobs.
SR 726 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Petra Perlman.
SR 733 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Keith Douglas.
SR 742 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Commending Ian L. McHarg.
SR 775 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Leona Boone for her outstanding performance as a student of nursing.
SR 776 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Charles "Sonny" Jenkins and Nancy Jenkins.
SR 793 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Pat and Buddy Susman.
SR 797 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Directing the Legislative Budget Board to undertake an analysis and evaluation of federal and state resources applied to agricultural research.
SR 808 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Recognizing the month of May, 1973 as Senior Citizens Month.
SR 809 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for James Carol Douglas.
SR 810 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Bill Kemmerer.
SR 835 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Naming Cynthia Gaye Shandera an Honorary Page.
SR 869 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Directing the Texas Highway Department to improve the ferry service between Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island.
SR 920 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Harry M. Susman.
SR 922 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Directing Senate Human Resources Committee to study the need for safeguards to protect the individual liberties of the people of Texas.
63rd 1st Called Session
SCR 5 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Suspending joint rules to permit consideration of Conference Committee Report on S.B. 1 at any time.
SR 16 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Louella Zimmerman Bergman.
SR 29 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Douglas E. Bergman.
SR 30 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Nicholas J. Kralj.
62nd Regular Session
SB 29 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing more effective control of the quality of the air resources in this state (Revised Texas Clean Air Act).
SB 30 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring annual reports from charitable trusts and charitable foundations, definitions, Attorney General to have access to records and supervision.
SB 31 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and procedures of a Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Pool; providing an effective date.
SB 32 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that any person selling any explosive, inflammable, or combustible substance classified as a bomb in said Chapter 435 shall require the purchaser to identify himself and shall keep records of the sales for a period for two years; providing a penalty for violation of the provisions of Section 9A.
SB 33 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commissioners court to deny a permit for waste disposal on the basis that the waste originates outside the county.
SB 43 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the appointment, powers and duties of reserve deputy sheriffs and reserve deputy constables.
SB 46 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to setting forth the state's policy with relation to the protection of the environment; creating the Texas Council on Environmental Quality (Texas Environmental Policy Act of 1971).
SB 52 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of the first Board of Directors of the District; to change the terms of office of the District Directors; to provide that the District has the power to construct and maintain seawalls and breakwaters; to change certain provisions relating to the District's bonds and refunding bonds; to make additional provisions relating to the District's maintenance tax; to provide for the abolition of Galveston County Drainage Districts Numbers 1, 2 and 3 upon the voting of a District maintenance tax; to provide for the abolition of the district if after five years from the effective date of this Act said District has not been confirmed and said maintenance tax voted. [District is the Galveston County Flood Control District]
SB 73 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the official shorthand reporters of the 10th, 56th, and 122nd Judicial Districts of Texas.
SB 89 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the term of office of Supervisors of the Bayview Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas.
SB 111 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas, 1925, making it unlawful to trespass upon land belonging to another; providing for punishment.
SB 112 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for jury commissioners, by eliminating the requirement that a jury commissioner be a freeholder.
SB 113 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to noise levels for supersonic transports.
SB 211 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the county judge of certain counties to name assistants whose salaries and certain other expenses are to be paid from the County Available School Fund for the performance of certain duties formerly exercised by the county board of trustees and county superintendent.
SB 234 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale or shipment for use in the State of Texas of the chemical compound known as DDT and other chlorinated hydrocarbons and other products treated therewith.
SB 235 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to home-rule cities, Park Boards of Trustees and Parks.
SB 320 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commissioner of Labor Statistics to publish and circulate lists of contractors who have failed to meet certain contractual and statutory specifications for public works projects.
SB 341 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating elections and other proceedings relating to the authorization, execution, and delivery of water supply contracts under certain conditions.
SB 361 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating funds to the Texas Water Quality Board for grants to local units of government for waste water treatment facilities.
SB 362 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for regulation by the State Department of Health of certain commercial transactions involving hazardous substances; providing penalties for violations.
SB 407 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the imposition of a documentary recording fee on each deed when the value of property exceeds $100.
SB 408 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to transportation or possession of contraband narcotics and seizure of vehicle thereof.
SB 427 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing that it is not a defense to prosecution for air pollution that a variance or other order has been issued by Texas Air Control Board unless same is concurred in by local governing bodies of city or county.
SB 428 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing that it is not a defense to a prosecution for water pollution that a permit or order authorizing the discharge has been issued by the Texas Water Quality Board, the Texas Water Development Board, or the Texas Railroad Commission unless same is concurred in by the local governing bodies.
SB 467 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Public School Property Protection Plan.
SB 518 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to requiring the assumption of pension liabilities by any government entity which annexes, merges with or absorbs a subdivision.
SB 541 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
SB 542 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Navy Commission and prescribing its duties and functions.
SB 543 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the fees charged by the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners.
SB 584 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to permitting churches, religious societies, veteran's organizations, and other nonprofit charitable organizations to conduct lotteries for their benefit on property owned by the conducting agency; providing for penalties.
SB 587 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending statutes to require holding of public hearings under the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
SB 588 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to promulgate rules governing health, safety, and protection of persons and property within State parks, historic sites, scientific areas and forts; providing penalties.
SB 589 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing recovery for the destruction of fish or aquatic life from persons discharging waste.
SB 590 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Land and Conservation Fund Act 0f 1965 to authorize the appointment of State Liason Officer.
SB 676 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the places for the holding of meetings of the Good Neighbor Commission and to the financing and functions of the Commission.
SB 678 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the sale of goods on both the two consecutive days of Saturday and Sunday.
SB 679 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to permit the capture of alligators and marine mammals for use and display in public or commercial aquariums.
SB 680 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the date of election of navigation and canal commissioners.
SB 681 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to enforcement of land use restrictions by incorporated cities, towns, and villages which do not have zoning ordinances.
SB 712 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commissioner of Health to promulgate rules and regulations for the harvesting, transportation, storage, handling and packaging of crustaceans and to establish specifications for plant facilities.
SB 713 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing that theDistrict Clerk may charge a reasonable fee for performance of certain duties.
SB 806 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Varner Creek Utility District of Brazoria County, Texas defining its boundaries and finding their closure.
SB 807 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the appointment, powers, and duties of the County Historical Survey Committee.
SB 808 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commissioners Court of certain counties to fix the amount of compensation paid certain county officers and employees.
SB 809 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court of any county in this state which is a member of a regional planning whose planning area encompasses at least one county which has a certain population to promulgate and enforce regulations governing the environmental management and development of the unincorporated area of the county by promulgating subdivision regulations prescribing sizes, arrangements of lots, blocks and streets, specifications for improvements, dedication of rights of way and easements, scope and extent of performance and maintenance bonds, procedures for recordation, methods for participating in restrictive covenants and enforcement.
SB 810 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court of any county which is a member of a regional planning commission whose planning area encompasses at least one county wherein there is a certain population to promulgate and enforce uniform building codes throughout the unincorporated areas of the county, defining structures and exceptions thereto.
SB 811 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of the Health Districts by the Commissioners Court.
SB 812 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commissioners Court of certain counties to regulate traffic on county roads and on county-owned land.
SB 813 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to contracts between certain political subdivisions of this State for the performance of governmental services.
SB 814 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the salaries and number of certain officials in certain counties.
SB 815 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commissioners Court of any county to pay the travel expenses of certain persons performing county business.
SB 816 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioners court to contract with an attorney to enforce or assist in the enforcement of the collection of delinquent taxes.
SB 817 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the minimum salary of the Judge of County Court No. 1 of Galveston County and County Court No. 2 of Galveston County.
SB 818 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the minimum salary of the Judge of County Court No. 2 of Galveston County.
SB 819 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the compensation of county judges of certain counties.
SB 932 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the incorporation, organization, and regulation of cooperative associations.
SB 933 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the issuance of licenses or permits to sell or serve alcoholic beverages if establishment is located on a public beach.
SB 942 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to instruction in the field of marine resources at certain institutions of higher education.
SB 943 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to contracts with Baylor University for medical and dental undergraduate education.
SB 946 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending statutes to provide procedure for extending terms of existing oil, gas and mineral leases covering certain State lands.
SB 947 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 210th Judicial District.
SB 980 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to biennial independent audits in certain counties.
SB 981 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to obtaining and maintaining historical landmarks in certain counties.
SB 982 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to duty hours of peace officers in certain counties.
SB 983 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "League City Semi-Tropical Gardens Utility District," in Galveston County, Texas.
SB 987 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to exempting certain judicial retirement payments and rights from state, county, and municipal tax, levy, sale, garnishment, attachment, or other process.
SB 1033 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Constitution Revision Commission.
SB 1039 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the creation, operation and duties, of park boards in certain counties.
SCR 4 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Proposing adoption of Joint Rules of Procedure for the Senate and House for the 62nd Legislature.
SCR 8 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Authorizing and directing the Interagency Natural Resources Council to provide the mechanism to promote interagency cooperation and coordination with regard to land use, pollution control and other problems in the Coastal zone.
SCR 9 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Authorizing and directing the Interagency Natural Resources Council in its Coastal Resources Management Program to conduct certain investigations.
SCR 29 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Urging the Texas Industrial Commission to include an energetic, aggressive, properly staffed import division within the agency.
SCR 52 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: A resolution to establish a committee to recodify game and related laws of Texas.
SCR 53 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to investigate feasibility of locating its offices at McKinney Falls State Park.
SCR 54 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Commission to issue an additional series of bonds in order to continue acquisition and development of new parks.
SCR 81 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Authorizing the Enrolling Clerk to make certain corrections in S.B. No. 31, 732.
SCR 132 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Providing for the creation of an Interim Committee to study the problems of coastal land and waters of Texas.
SCR 139 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Authorizing Enrolling Clerk of Senate to make certain corrections in S.B. No. 11.
SJR 38 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Proposing amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to provide that a county may pay the premiums for errors and omissions insurance policies and faithful performance bonds which may be obtained by county and district clerks.
SJR 42 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas; to provide that certain counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico may levy a tax to pay for bonds issued for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon the vote of the majority of the resident property owners voting in an election.
SR 4 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Providing for adoption of Permanent Rules of the Senate for the 62nd Regular Session.
SR 8 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Lawrence Primm of Little Rock, Arkansas.
SR 13 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: In memory of Yvonne Dreyfus Dannenbaum.
SR 32 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Providing for the adoption of Joint Rules for the 62nd Legislature.
SR 38 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Judge and Mrs. M.E. Leonard.
SR 62 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Earl H. Turner.
SR 98 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Stephen Christensen, National Champion in the National Football League Punt, Pass and Kick Contest.
SR 107 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: In memory of Judge William E. Stone.
SR 116 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Mr. Robert W. (Bob) Palmer.
SR 133 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of John Francis Conlon.
SR 134 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Margaret Wiley Weaver.
SR 135 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of T.J. (Tony) Bogatto.
SR 152 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: In memory of John Nations.
SR 181 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Albertine Hall Yeager.
SR 182 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Miss Lillian Edith Herz.
SR 183 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of John Paul Kaiser.
SR 184 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Paul A. Milligan.
SR 187 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of the Right Reverend Monsignor John J. Ruddy.
SR 200 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Hudson J. (Lois) Caro, Jr.
SR 201 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Miles Kirk burton.
SR 241 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Jamison.
SR 277 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to The Citizens Survival Committee of Brazoria County.
SR 278 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Requesting Senate Committee on Environment to investigate certain problems in Brazoria County.
SR 279 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Coach Orville E. Etheredge.
SR 280 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Reverend Oliver C. Brown.
SR 281 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of G.A. (Sonny) Martini.
SR 310 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Don Ward.
SR 367 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Mike Mitchell.
SR 449 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. John Mikosevich.
SR 577 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Roy Sneed, et al.
SR 582 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Robert Moody.
SR 634 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Requesting that no future oil or gas exploration be allowed in Galveston Bay.
SR 668 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Specialist Fourth Class Andrew A. (Gus) Allen, III.
SR 719 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Donald James MacKay.
SR 720 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Stoja K. Kesel.
SR 725 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to David Berg.
SR 762 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Tom Alpert and Arthur Alpert.
SR 778 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Norma Schillinger.
SR 779 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Ann Kobig.
SR 900 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Galveston College Student Senate.
SR 966 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Edgar F. (Bobbie) Jones of Galveston as Mother of the Year for 1970.
SR 1047 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Thomas W. Youngblood, Sr.
SR 1054 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Bill Hamilton and Robert Riggs.
SR 1055 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Sheldon Richie and Roger Greenberg.
SR 1061 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Gordon A. Latimer.
SR 1062 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Judge Andrew M. Johnson.
SR 1120 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Richard Hayes.
SR 1134 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Joseph E. Rourke.
SR 1166 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of John W. McGaffery.
SR 1167 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Jake Kellner.
SR 1175 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maltz.
SR 1180 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Marie McSwain, et al.
SR 1188 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Robert M. Lyons.
SR 1199 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Dr. Edward Randall, Jr.
SR 1270 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Margaret Elizabeth Solay for her straight-A record during high school.
SR 1328 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to students of Holy Rosary School and Sister Mary Adrian.
SR 1346 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Millard on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 1350 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Nevelow and their children.
SR 1414 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Providing for the creation of an Interim committee on Privacy.
SR 1421 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Extending commendation to The University of Texas at Austin School of Law for participating with the American Bar Association and the American Association of Law Schools to promote the education of lawyers from minority groups in our society.
SR 1425 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Providing for the re-establishment of the Interim Beach Study Committee, to be known as Coastal Zone Study Committee.
SR 1438 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Providing for the continuation of the Senate Committee on Rules and the Senate Interim Committee on Rules.
SR 1439 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Commending the Daily Texan of The University of Texas.
SR 1440 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Wayne Lampert.
SR 1447 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. R. J. Vaiani, et al
SR 1454 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Arthur Alpert.
SR 1481 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Directing the Trinity River Authority to prepare an environmental impact statement on the Trinity River Navigation Project.
62nd 1st Called Session
SB 13 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the official shorthand reporters of the 10th, 56th, and 122nd Judicial Districts of Texas, composed entirely of the County of Galveston.
SCR 1 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Adopting the Joint Rules of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, as the Joint Rules of the 62nd Legislature, First Called Session.
SR 21 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Rudolph H.(Pop) Smart upon his retirement as principal of Lovenberg Middle School, Galveston.
SR 22 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to H. McKee Andrus upon his retirement as principal of Travis Elementary School, Galveston.
SR 23 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Willie Coltzer.
SR 24 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Nikola (Nick) Jurisich.
62nd 2nd Called Session
SCR 8 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Proposing adoption of Joint Rules of Procedure for the Senate and House of Representatives of the 62nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session.
SR 20 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Providing that the Rules of the Senate of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, be adopted as the permanent rules of the Second Called Session of the 62nd Legislature.
SR 56 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Providing for the investigation by the Interim Coastal Zone Study Committee of citizens' complaints regarding the availability of insurance at reasonable rates for property owners in the coastal zone.
SR 90 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Miss Mary W. Magee.
SR 91 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Dr. B.W. Friedberg.
SR 92 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Elizabeth McKenna.
SR 95 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Lewis E. Berry for his years of outstanding service to the Texas Sheriffs' Association and best wishes on his retirement.
SR 131 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: In memory of Irving M. Schlenker.
SR 132 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Calling upon President Nixon to seek religious freedom for all persecuted religious groups in the Soviet Union and to put the plight of the Soviet Jews on the agenda of his discussions with Soviet leaders.
SR 134 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to John Michael Slider and David Charles Slider.
62nd 3rd Called Session
SCR 16 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Proposing adoption of Joint Rules of Procedure for the Senate and House of Representatives of the 62nd Legislature.
SR 71 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Catherine Bridges.
SR 116 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Miss Julia Theobald.
SR 117 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending best wishes to Mrs. Verna Kelly Arrington on her retirement from the public schools.
SR 118 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Joseph Oliver Williams, Jr.
SR 119 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of William A. Lewis.
SR 120 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Ljubica Kesel.
SR 121 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending best wishes to Albert Goldstein on his 25th anniversary as Executive Director of the Jewish Community Council of Houston.
SR 155 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Dot Keith and children of Angleton and Mrs. Betty K. Schotte of Round Top.
SR 158 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Chamberlain.
SR 194 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Providing for the adoption of the Rules of the Senate for the 62nd Legislature, 3rd Called Session.
SR 208 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Lem H. Jones on the occasion of his 84th birthday.
SR 263 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Joe Cohn.
SR 264 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Don Ward.
SR 265 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Zuber.
SR 266 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Morvant.
SR 267 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Reiterating the legislative intent of S.B. 31, 62nd Regular Session that windstorm insurance should be readily available to all coastal property owners at reasonable rates.
SR 268 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Byron Everts.
SR 332 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Allowing for the continuation of interim committee studies by those standing committees created by the new Senate Rules, 62nd Legislature, Third Called Session.
SR 339 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Requesting Parks and Wildlife Department to designate Galveston Island as the home of the Texas Salt Water Fishing Hall of Fame.
SR 342 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: In memory of Rene J. Muller, Sr.
SR 343 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Ronald J. Taska on his proud record of achievement.
SR 353 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending congratulations to Gene (Shorty) Parrish on his fortieth anniversary as an airplane pilot.
SR 355 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Extending welcome to Kay Hall.
62nd 4th Called Session
SCR 7 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Commending the citizens of Brazoria County for their efforts on behalf of Linda Lou Rose.
SCR 9 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Commending the marching band of Angleton High School for their invitation to participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade.
SCR 14 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Extending the moratorium on sale or lease of state-owned submerged lands and islands.
61st Regular Session
SB 2 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the organization, administration and financing of public school education in the State of Texas; creating the State Board for Vocational-Technical Education, etc.
SB 191 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas; removing the prohibitions against selling certain goods, or engaging in certain activities, or forcing others to engage in certain activities, on Sundays or on the two consecutive days Saturday and Sunday.
SB 192 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relative to the adoption by the State Board of Insurance of rules and regulations providing for an assigned risk plan for fire and casualty insurance.
SB 193 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the taking of exposed shell deposits in certain specified mineral tracts of Galveston and Chambers Counties in Galveston Bay.
SB 194 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing commissioners courts of certain counties to purchase necessary equipment and to regulate parking in courthouse parking lots; providing for enforcement; providing a penalty for violation of parking regulations.
SB 195 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the County Auditor or County Treasurer to place in proper General Fund of county accumulated interest derived from trust funds in possession of County.
SB 196 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to payroll deductions from wages and salaries of county employees in counties having 20,000 or more population.
SB 197 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the 181st Judicial District of Brazoria County; providing for its court and for the jurisdiction, terms, personnel, administration, and practice of the court.
SB 204 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas, making it unlawful to trespass upon land belonging to another; providing for punishment.
SB 205 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to increase the penalty for the offense of assault with intent to murder.
SB 231 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain cities to establish, acquire, lease as lessor or lessee, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate and maintain permanent public improvements, to-wit: structures, parking areas or facilities for off-street parking or storage of motor vehicles or other conveyances; providing that such cities may lease such improvements on such terms and conditions as said cities shall deem appropriate; authorizing such cities to issue negotiable revenue bonds to provide funds for establishing, acquiring, leasing, purchasing, constructing, improving, enlarging, equipping and repairing such improvements and containing provisions relating to such bonds and the revenues pledged in payment thereof, etc.
SB 232 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the filling of vacancies on the Board of Directors of the Galveston County Water Authority; providing for appointment of three Board members by the Galveston City Council.
SB 233 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to granting to a county or a municipality the power to provide services of its law enforcement officers to another such county or municipality under stated conditions.
SB 234 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas, and defining the terms "whoever," "person," "any person," and "anyone," the pronouns "he," "it," and "they" referring to these terms, and similar words and phrases, to include private and public corporations with respect to pollution of air and water.
SB 235 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuing, service, and return of process in all courts upon public and private corporations charged by indictment, information, or complaint with the commission of a criminal offense; providing for the appearance of such corporations, or upon failure of such corporations to appear, that a plea of not guilty shall be entered and the corporation shall be deemed continuously present in said court after the plea of not guilty is entered, or appearance made, until final disposition is made of the case; further providing that if such corporations shall be found guilty and a fine imposed, then a judgment shall be entered having the same force and effect and shall be enforced against such corporations in the same manner as if the judgment were recovered in a civil action.
SB 264 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relative to persons permitted to vote absentee, applications for absentee ballots, and absentee voting by personal appearance in elections less than county-wide.
SB 267 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey fee simple title to the surface estate in certain state-owned land held for the use of the State Department of Corrections to certain parties in exchange for certain other land of equal acreage.
SB 349 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to excluding land from Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 21 of Galveston County, Texas, finding proof of publication of notice.
SB 384 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to venue in suits to enjoin certain strikes or picketing.
SB 385 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of a conservation and reclamation district and flood control district to be known as "Galveston County Flood Control District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 387 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for construction or repair work.
SB 428 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas by increasing the maximum penalty for certain nuisances from a fine of One Hundred Dollars to a fine of One Thousand Dollars.
SB 474 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to enacting the Basic Foundation School Program Act relating to the administration and financing of public school education in the State of Texas.
SB 475 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to state and local organization for administration of public school administration; creating the State Board for Vocational-Technical Education; conforming State Board of Education member districts to congressional district boundaries; providing for regional branch offices for the Texas Education Agency; providing for regional branch offices for the Texas Education Agency; providing for the termination of state supported county school offices; providing for the reorganization of local school districts; providing for community educational systems; providing for community educational systems; providing for severance pay for persons displaced by reorganization; providing for incentive aid for school district consolidation.
SB 476 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing guidelines for professional consultation between teachers and school boards; revising the provisions pertaining to continuing teacher contracts; revising the provisions pertaining to certification of teachers; providing a basic workweek for teachers; providing for a plan of state supported sick leave for school employees; providing for studies of compensation requirements and employee benefits; providing for a state supported developmental leave program; providing for developmental program for future teacher training; providing for developmental program internships.
SB 477 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to revising the provisions pertaining to the public school textbook and educational materials program.
SB 482 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district in Galveston County to be known as "Bay Ridge Utility District".
SB 555 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the public policy of the State of Texas concerning the maintenance and cleaning of public beaches; authorizing certain cities and counties to apply for state funds; providing certain requisites for an application for state funds by a city or county; allocating duties and responsibilities relating to the maintenance and cleaning of public beaches; providing for payment of state funds to certain cities and counties through the Parks and Wildlife Department, etc.
SB 556 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the public policy of the State of Texas concerning the right of the public to have free and unrestricted right of ingress and egress to and from the state-owned beaches bordering on the seaward shore of the Gulf of Mexico.
SB 557 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the imposition of criminal penalties for the display of any communication at any public beach which states that the public does not have the right of access to such public beach.
SB 558 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to permits for certain excavation activities in certain coastal areas; providing a penalty for violations.
SB 559 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the management, control, and use of the surface estate in certain state-owned submerged lands and islands so as to insure the conservation of the marine resources of the state and the development of a submerged lands and islands management program dedicated to the preservation and utilization of such natural resources of the state in the public interest; placing estuaries and estuarine areas under the same management and control; transferring the functions of the county commissioners court and city governing bodies to the Submerged Lands Advisory Committee; requiring Submerged Lands Advisory Committee action on each application for the establishment of bulkhead lines and lease of state-owned submerged lands within such bulkhead lines; providing for limitation on the right of the School Land Board to lease submerged lands other than for oil, gas, and other minerals for more than five years without cost of living and reappraisal adjustments and providing that no such lease may be granted for more than 50 years.
SB 560 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the destruction of the natural vegetation on sand dunes located in certain areas; providing a penalty.
SB 561 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing any county bordering on the Gulf of Mexico or the tidewater limits thereof to exercise certain zoning powers in certain areas in said county; providing for administration, enforcement and remedies.
SB 562 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of beach park boards in counties bordering on the Gulf of Mexico; describing the duties and powers of such boards; providing for the autonomy of city beach park boards; reiterating certain rights, authority, and limitations.
SB 563 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring a moratorium on the sale or leasing of the surface estate in state-owned submerged lands, beaches, and islands under any existing laws of this state, pending receipt of the Interagency Natural Resources Council study of these submerged lands, beaches, and islands or until May 31, 1973, whichever is earlier.
SB 564 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to enabling companies offering and selling policies of insurance on property within this State to secure reinsurance under the Federal Reinsurance Program as created by the Federal Urban Property Protection and Reinsurance Act of 1968 by declaring that any riot or other civil commotion resulting in damage to or destruction of property constitutes a public calamity and that it is in the interest of the general welfare of the people of this State that owners of property within the State be able to secure adequate insurance coverage against losses occasioned by such public calamities, etc.
SB 607 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to declaring the public policy of this state regarding the recreational use of certain beaches; authorizing the licensing of certain business establishments which do not interfere with such use; providing a penalty for violations.
SB 654 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the definition of "money, property, or other valuable thing" in Penal Statutes to exclude right of replay for players of pinball machines.
SB 682 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing clarification of the terms "suit" and "cause" as used in certain pending criminal or civil matters; declaring the interpretation to be given to these terms; declaring the intention of the Legislature.
SB 683 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to relating to tax on coin-operated machines; imposing upon owners and employees annual licenses and payment of occupation tax; prescribing notice to the Consumer Credit Commissioner of loans with licensees and permitees under the Texas Liquor Control Act.
SB 687 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the procedures to be followed by certain commissioners of pilots in fixing rates of pilotage and removing the statutory ceiling on such rates in the ports of Galveston, Orange and Jefferson Counties, Texas.
SB 692 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to re-establishing and re-creating Brazoria County Drainage District Number Three, of Brazoria County, Texas, as Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three.
SB 693 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating all governmental acts of the Board of Directors of the Blue Ridge Municipal Utility District or relating to the District.
SB 694 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Post Oak Road Municipal Utility District".
SB 695 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "McHard Road Municipal Utility District".
SB 696 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Burlington Colony Municipal Utility District".
SB 698 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating all proceedings and actions taken in the creation of the Ridgemont Municipal Utility District and the purposes for which it was created.
SB 699 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Cherry Hill Municipal Utility District".
SB 700 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Green Ridge Municipal Utility District".
SB 702 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Court Road Municipal Utility District".
SB 730 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Quail Valley Utility District of Fort Bend County, Texas.
SB 731 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to requiring that after May 1, 1969, three (3) of the directors of Galveston County Water Authority of Galveston County, Texas, shall be appointed by the Commissioners Court of Galveston County upon recommendation of the City Council of the City of Galveston.
SB 734 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to securing for Texas citizens flood insurance coverage under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968; authorizing counties bordering on the Gulf of Mexico or the tidewater limits thereof to enact and enforce regulations relating to flood, or rising water prone, areas.
SB 746 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to adding land to Pirate's Cove Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas, describing the boundaries of such added land, finding the field notes and boundaries of the added land form a closure, and related matters.
SB 766 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the filling of any vacancy in the office of Judge at County Court at Law No. 2 Galveston County, by the Commissioners Court of Galveston County.
SB 773 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the investment of the proceeds from the sale by any county of lands granted to it for educational purposes.
SB 774 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for expenditures from the County Available School Fund in certain counties for salary and office expenses relating to the performance of certain duties formerly exercised by the county superintendent.
SB 776 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes to convert Galveston West Bay Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas from a fresh water supply district to a water control and improvement district; prescribing the district rights, powers, privileges and duties.
SB 803 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to refund any taxes collected from, and to forgive any unpaid taxes or penalties for unpaid taxes levied against, certain real property; providing that such repayment shall be made in a fair and uniform manner.
SB 804 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the official duties and compensation of the Criminal District Attorney of Galveston County.
SB 805 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain officials in certain counties.
SB 813 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the creation of park boards of trustees by certain Home Rule cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico.
SB 815 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the salary of the Judge of the County Court No. 1 of Galveston County, and the salary of the Judge of the County Court No. 2 of Galveston County.
SB 816 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the minimum salary of the judge of County Court No. 2 in Galveston County.
SB 824 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the Court of Domestic Relations for Galveston County and to the Galveston County Juvenile Board; providing for forfeiture of the right to receive salary supplements for the failure to perform required duties.
SB 844 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act relating to the pool system of alcoholic beverages storage; requiring free toilets on certain licensed premises.
SB 847 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing boards of state-supported institutions of higher education, including public junior colleges, to charge a facilities use fee to full time students; providing that the revenue from this fee is to be used for faculty salaries only.
61st 1st Called Session
SB 20 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the creation of park boards of trustees by certain Home Rule cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico and to the authority of the Boards.
SB 21 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the investment of the proceeds from the sale by any county of lands granted to it for educational purposes.
SB 22 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the filling of any vacancy in the office of Judge of County Court at Law No. 2 of Galveston County by the Commissioners Court of Galveston County.
SB 23 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the official duties and compensation of the Criminal District Attorney of Galveston County.
SB 24 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain officials in certain counties.
SB 25 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the Court of Domestic Relations for Galveston County, the Galveston County Juvenile Board, the Citizens Juvenile Advisory Board, and the Juvenile Officers of Galveston County; providing that County Court No. 1 and County Court No. 2 have concurrent jurisdiction with the Court of Domestic Relations in certain cases.
SB 26 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of beach park boards in counties bordering on the Gulf of Mexico; providing certain exceptions; describing the duties and powers of such boards; providing for the autonomy of city beach park boards; reiterating rights, authority, and limitations.
SB 27 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to permits for the excavation of sand, marl, gravel, or shell from islands or peninsulas bordering on the Gulf of Mexico, or from land within 1,500 feet of a public beach; providing certain exemptions; providing certain exceptions from the operation of the Act; providing for public notice; defining "public beach"; providing for enforcement of injunctive remedies by the attorney general and other officials; providing a penalty for violations.
SB 28 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to declaring the public policy of this state regarding the recreational use of certain beaches; authorizing the licensing of certain business establishments which do not interfere with such use; providing for certain exemptions; providing a penalty for violations.
SB 29 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to declaring a moratorium on the sale or leasing of the surface estate in state-owned submerged lands, beaches, and islands under any existing laws of this state, pending receipt of the Interagency Natural Resources Council study of those submerged lands, beaches, and islands or until May 31, 1973, whichever is earlier; providing certain exceptions from the operation of the Act; providing certain exemptions.
SB 30 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the imposition of criminal penalties for the display of any communication at any public beach which states that the public does not have the right of access to such public beach; providing certain exemptions; providing for venue; defining "public beach".
SB 31 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to declaring the public policy of the State of Texas concerning the maintenance and cleaning of public beaches; providing for payment of state funds to certain cities and counties through the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing certain restrictions and limitations; providing certain exemptions.
SB 61 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the compensation of deputies, assistants, and clerks of any district, county, or precinct officer of certain counties.
SCR 25 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Providing for sine die adjournment of the 1st Called Session of the 61st Legislature.
61st 2nd Called Session
SB 16 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to declaring the public policy of the State of Texas concerning the maintenance and cleaning of public beaches.
SB 17 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the imposition of criminal penalties for the display of any communication at any public beach with states that the public does not have the right of access to such public beach.
SB 18 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to permits for the excavation of sand, marl, gravel, or shell from islands or peninsulas bordering on the Gulf of Mexico, or from land within 1500 feet of a public beach; providing a penalty for violations.
SB 19 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of beach park boards in counties bordering on the Gulf of Mexico; providing certain exceptions.
SB 20 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to declaring a moratorium on the sale or leasing of the surface estate in state-owned submerged lands, beaches, and islands under any existing laws of this state, pending receipt of the Interagency Natural Resources Council study of these submerged lands, beaches and islands or until May 31, 1973, whichever is earlier.
SB 25 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to declaring the public policy of this state regarding the recreational use of certain beaches; authorizing the licensing of certain business establishments which do not interfere with such use; providing a penalty for violation.
SB 31 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the filling of any vacancy in the office of Judge of County Court at Law No. 2 of Galveston County by the Commissioners Court of Galveston County.
SB 32 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the investment of the proceeds from the sale by any county of lands granted to it for educational purposes.
SB 33 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the official duties and compensation of the Criminal District Attorney of Galveston County.
SB 34 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain officials in certain counties.
SB 36 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the creation of park boards of trustees by certain Home-Rule cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico.
SB 37 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the Court of Domestic Relations for Galveston County, the Galveston County Juvenile Board, the Citizens Juvenile Advisory Board, and the Juvenile Officers of Galveston County; providing that County Court No. 1 and County Court No. 2 have concurrent jurisdiction with the Court of Domestic Relations in certain cases.
SCR 15 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study the beaches of Texas.
60th Regular Session
SB 103 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to making unlawful certain acts relating to the use of strikebreakers by any person, as that term is defined, who is not the employer directly involved in a labor dispute, and providing exemptions; making unlawful strikebreaking by certain persons; making unlawful certain acts relating to transportation of strikebreakers; providing penalties.
SB 104 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of a hospital district over a part of Brazoria County, to be known as "Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas".
SB 173 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Constitution Revision Commission.
SB 233 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Bayou Vista Municipal Utility District", declaring District a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
SB 268 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the return of committed mentally retarded persons to the states of their residence.
SB 283 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Dollar Fig Municipal Utility District".
SB 284 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Bayou Vista Municipal Utility District".
SB 288 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the benefits payable from the administration and organization of Firemen's Relief and Retirement Funds.
SB 303 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statutes; providing that any applications for Patents of Mineral Rights which have not been issued by the General Land Office on the effective date hereof shall be null and void.
SB 408 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to preference purchasing by the state.
SB 410 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Highland Municipal Utility District".
SB 411 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to include an open land area within the definition of the term slum area and/or within the provisions for an urban renewal project.
SB 412 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to apportionment of consideration for the physical severance of natural resources between principal and income of a trust.
SB 447 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to adoption by the State Board of Insurance of rules and regulations providing for an assigned risk plan for fire and casualty insurance; amending the Texas Insurance Code.
SB 448 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Public Service Commission.
SB 450 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the occupation tax on billiard tables.
SB 519 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to issuance of bonds by certain State-supported institutions of higher learning, clarifying, building-use fees, making bonds eligible investments, validating bonds heretofore issued.
SB 529 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating the proceedings and ordinances by incorporated cities annexing or attempting to annex areas that include the entire territory of a water control and improvement district where a public hearing has been held.
SB 538 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "East Port Bolivar Municipal Utility District".
SB 539 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Sunmeadow Municipal Utility District".
SB 560 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the board of trustees of certain independent school districts to fix the date of election of trustees on a certain date and to provide for the election of trustees by a majority vote.
SB 561 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the terms of office of the mayor and alderman of certain towns and villages.
SB 575 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Dolphin Beach Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 576 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "League Land Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 577 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "West End Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 578 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the election by place of drainage commissioners in certain drainage districts.
SB 583 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the salary of the official shorthand reporters of the Tenth, Fifty-sixth, and One Hundred Twenty-second Judicial Districts of Texas.
SB 603 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in certain counties to appropriate and expend funds out of the General Fund for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, restoring, preserving, maintaining, and reconstructing historical landmarks, buildings, and furnishings in said counties, and providing for the expenditure thereof.
SB 609 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to give Folletts Island Water Supply District the power of eminent domain outside of the District but within Galveston and Brazoria Counties.
SB 610 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Staffordshire Municipal Utility District of Fort Bend County, Texas".
SB 611 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the Harbor Improvement District of Galveston County; relative to terms of office and selection of Board of Directors thereof by County Judge.
SB 614 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Galveston Island Ranches Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 615 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the Board of Directors of the "Gulf Freeway Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 624 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Sweetwater Lake Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 627 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Spanish Grant Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SJR 40 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for open sessions of the House and Senate; providing for an election and the issuance of a proclamation therefor.
60th 1st Called Session
SB 11 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating West Brazoria County Drainage District.
SB 12 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the 181st Judicial District of Brazoria County.
SB 14 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating all proceedings and acts of the governing bodies of all cities and towns incorporated under the general laws of Texas.
SB 15 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to excluding land from Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 21.
SB 16 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.
SB 17 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
SB 18 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts conferring the management and control of Brazoria County Drainage District No. 3 upon the Board of Commissioners.
SB 19 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Ridgemont Municipal Utility District".
59th Regular Session
SB 151 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for certain presumptions which shall arise from the amount of alcohol in the defendant's blood at the time of the alleged offense as shown by chemical analysis of the defendant's blood, urine, breath, or other bodily substance in any criminal prosecution for a violation of any law of this State relating to driving an automobile or other motor vehicle while intoxicated or while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
SB 152 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing Gulf Coast counties to regulate motor vehicle traffic and prohibit littering on certain beaches.
SB 222 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the regulation by certain municipalities of motor traffic and littering on certain lands bordering on the Gulf of Mexico.
SB 223 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas for and on behalf of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas, to acquire by donation and deed of gift certain properties contiguous and/or adjacent to the campus of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston when deemed necessary by the Board of Regents.
SB 224 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to transferring fee simple title and the control and management of Moody State School for Cerebral Palsied Children to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas for the use and benefit of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
SB 225 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to physicians' reports of certain injuries involving children.
SB 279 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to alligators in Chambers County.
SB 280 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code relative to the distribution of community property and the proceeds from certain insurance policies in the case of simultaneous death.
SB 281 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to deer in Chambers County.
SB 282 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner.
SB 297 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Statutes relative to ante-nuptial agreements.
SB 298 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Statutes relative to family funds on deposit in a bank.
SB 330 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the salary of the Judge of the County Court No. 2 of Galveston County.
SB 339 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations in and for Brazoria County, Texas.
SB 367 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools or such agency as may hereafter have control and management of said property to execute and deliver to the City of Galveston an easement to a tract of land in Galveston County for the purpose of installing, constructing, building, maintaining and operating a package type sewage treatment plan on and over land owned by the State of Texas for the use and benefit of the Moody State School for Cerebral Palsied Children.
SB 389 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating City Employees Civil Service requirements in cities having a population of ten thousand or more inhabitants.
SB 390 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending subject matter of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act to provide benefit eligibility conditions.
SB 414 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the taxation of national, state, and private banks; amending the Texas Banking Code.
SB 436 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain times for the trial of civil jury cases in certain District Courts.
SB 457 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by adding section relating to acceptance of postmark as evidence of timely making of payments or filing of various documents.
SB 464 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that said Chapter 74 shall apply to any school district having all or the major portion of its territory situated within a county having a population of more than one million two hundred thousand (1,200,000) according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 467 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to removing the territory of a school district from a union Junior college district lying wholly within one county under certain conditions.
SB 471 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the County Court No. 1 of Galveston County.
SB 480 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to disclosure of the name and country of registry of vessels in advertising and on tickets granting right of passage.
SB 531 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the district judges of the 10th, 56th, and 122nd Judicial Districts.
SB 532 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the County Judge of certain counties to appoint a County Industrial Commission.
SB 535 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to duties of the County Health Officer.
SB 545 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as Galveston County Water Authority of Galveston County, Texas.
SB 548 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Richmond State School to "John F. Kennedy Memorial School".
SB 550 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to cities and towns bordering on Gulf of Mexico which are authorized to create parks, recreational facilities etc., to issue bonds, notes or warrants pledging revenue therefrom.
SB 551 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Meat Inspection Law to exempt persons engaged only in storage or distribution of stamped, tagged or labeled meat or meat food products which have been properly inspected.
SB 555 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools or such agency as may hereafter have control and management of said property to execute and deliver to the City of Galveston an easement to a tract of land in Galveston County for the purpose of installing, constructing, building, maintaining and operating, a package type sewage treatment plant on and over land owned by the State of Texas for the use and benefit of the Moody State School for Cerebral Palsied Children.
SB 561 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Maritime Academy at Galveston.
SB 562 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the testimony of a medical practitioner concerning the physical or mental condition of a person he has examined.
SB 564 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district, known as "Harbor Improvement District"; declaring District a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
SB 565 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, to be known as "Pirate's Cove Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas."
SB 566 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, to be known as "Village of San Luis Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas."
SB 576 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to sale of certain land to the City of Texas City to provide for leasing of the land.
SJR 15 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing for open sessions of the House and Senate, providing for an election and the issuance of a proclamation therefor.
SJR 28 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that several amendments to the Constitution which amendments may deal with more than one subject, may be submitted to the voters as one proposition.
58th Regular Session
SB 13 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety; providing penalties.
SB 31 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Constitution Revision Commission.
SB 86 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to determine the amount of land in excess of the needs of the operation of the Moody State School for Cerebral Palsied Children and to sell and convey same.
SB 93 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating orders entered by county judges declaring the inhabitants of certain cities, towns or villages incorporated, setting forth the boundaries thereof and the officials of such cities, towns or villages.
SB 94 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating the incorporation proceedings of any city, town or village heretofore incorporated or attempted to be incorporated under the General Laws of Texas.
SB 106 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the division of certain rural high school districts and consolidated independent school districts into election precincts by the Board of County School Trustees in certain counties.
SB 136 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Public Weighers Law, to exclude Galveston County from the requirement of first receiving the endorsement of the senator and a majority of the representatives from the senatorial district where such appointees would hold such office.
SB 140 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to training of policemen prior to permanent appointments in certain municipal and county law enforcement agencies; establishing a training commission.
SB 144 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District-Brushy Meadows; creating said water control and improvement district.
SB 145 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District-Lake Alaska; creating said water control and improvement district.
SB 146 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing exceptions to the requirement of a fishing license of persons who fish.
SB 147 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for refund of motor fuel taxes paid by a transit company on motor fuel used or consumed, or to be used or consumed, except the one-fourth (1/4) of the taxes which is allocated to the Available School Fund; providing for refund of special fuel taxes paid by a transit company on special fuel used or consumed, or to be used or consumed, except the one-fourth (1/4) of the taxes which is allocated to the Available School Fund.
SB 172 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the Richmond State School Independent School District.
SB 200 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the subject matter of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; providing benefits; providing benefit eligibility conditions; providing for contributions; providing an effective date for this Act.
SB 202 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the medical and dental units of The University of Texas System to make and collect a breakage or loss deposit not to exceed Thirty Dollars ($30.00); providing an effective date.
SB 203 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the definition of "specialized motor carrier"; defining the term "tow car" and excepting "tow car" from the definition of "specialized motor carrier".
SB 228 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating the creation, organization, boundaries and bonds of the Sweeny Hospital District.
SB 229 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amend relative to water districts, so as to modify the requirements for abolishing such districts.
SB 248 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to procedure for the selection of juries in certain counties and changing the population bracket from one hundred and fifty thousand (150,000) to one hundred and forty thousand (140,000) and providing for the employment of typists and payment of other expenses.
SB 275 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for certain presumptions which shall rise from the amount of alcohol in the defendant's blood at the time of the alleged offense as shown by chemical analysis of the defendant's blood, urine, breath, or other bodily substance in any criminal prosecution for a violation of any law of this State relating to driving an automobile or other motor vehicle while intoxicated or while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
SB 276 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to requiring permits for stores, factories, wholesalers and distributors of drugs and medicines to be issued by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
SB 277 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing that no bond be required of guardians who are appointed to serve on behalf of persons for whom it is necessary to have a guardian appointed to receive Public Assistance funds due such person from any state or local governmental source.
SB 278 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a hospital district to be known as the Sweeny Hospital District, with boundaries coextensive with the boundaries of the Sweeny Independent School District.
SB 279 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending relative to the National Guard and other State Military Forces and amending and revising certain other laws relating to the National Guard, National Guard Armory Board and veterans affairs, providing for the Texas Code of Military Justice, authorizing the granting of awards, decorations, and medals, providing procedure for same.
SB 312 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating City Employees Civil Service requirements in cities having a population of ten thousand (10,000) or more inhabitants; providing for penalties for violation of the Civil Service Act.
SB 332 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing six (6) assistants in addition to the first assistant to the county auditor in counties having between one hundred thousand (100,000) and one hundred and forty thousand (140,000) inhabitants, and to provide ten (10) such additional assistants in counties having between one hundred and forty thousand (140,000) and two hundred and seventy-five thousand (275,000) inhabitants, in each instance according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 392 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to acquire by purchase or otherwise for the use and benefit of The University of Texas Medical Branch certain properties in the City of Galveston, Galveston County, Texas.
SB 393 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to changing the manner of appointment and terms of the members of the Old Galveston Commission; authorizing the Commission to regulate business within the Old Galveston Quarter.
SB 399 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing a permissible salary increase for the judge of the Court of Domestic Relations of Galveston County; providing free transfer of cases between the District Courts and the Court of Domestic Relations of Galveston County.
SB 447 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the Official Shorthand Reporters of the Tenth, Fifty-Sixth, and One Hundred Twenty-Second Judicial Districts of Texas, by fixing the maximum and minimum salary and method of determining same, and by fixing the fee for transcript.
SB 454 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for additional compensation for the Criminal District Attorney of Galveston County, Texas, and to provide for salaries to be paid the assistants and employees of said office.
SB 462 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the rate of pilotage for each foot of water which the vessel at the time of piloting draws, which may be fixed on any class of vessels in any port of the state so as to exclude the Port of Galveston in the exception, as now provided.
SB 463 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating acts and proceedings for public park purposes by certain cities and towns bordering upon the Gulf of Mexico.
SB 470 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the establishment of boards for commissioners of pilots for certain ports.
SB 472 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to appointment of branch pilots, to make a certain Article applicable to all of the ports in Galveston County and to increase the term of office of branch pilots to two (2) years.
SB 475 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to granting to the City of Texas City, Texas, in Galveston County, Texas, for public purposes and particularly for and in aid of recreation, rest and relaxation, fishing, boating, surf riding, natatorial and nautical purposes, that portion of certain submerged lands, tidal flats, overflow lands and accretions formed by dredged material.
SB 492 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Galveston West Bay Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 502 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Friendswood Drainage District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 503 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Bacliff Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 504 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Bayview Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas".
SB 519 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to Angleton Municipal Utility District, to permit the Brazoria County Commissioners Court hereafter to appoint five (5) supervisors for said District.
SJR 9 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for annual sessions of the Legislature.
SJR 22 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing for open sessions of the House and Senate.
57th Regular Session
SB 14 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing and providing for a state mentally retarded school.
SB 23 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Uniform Narcotic Drug Act increasing the minimum penalty for selling or offering to sell narcotic drugs as prohibited by such Act.
SB 48 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to provide a revised method or basis for the allocation of a special service teacher, to provide a revised formula for the allotment of full-time and part-time principals and/or 'head' teachers.
SB 134 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for certain presumptions which shall rise from the amount of alcohol in the defendant's blood at the time of the alleged offense as shown by chemical analysis of the defendant's blood, urine, breath, or other bodily substance in any criminal prosecution for a violation of any law of this State relating to driving an automobile or other motor vehicle while intoxicated or while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
SB 135 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a Juvenile Board for Galveston County and designating the members thereof.
SB 136 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to fixing and making certain the amount of compensation to be paid from county funds to the District Judges of the 10th, 56th and 122nd District Courts of Galveston County by the Commissioners Court of Galveston County in addition to the compensation paid by the State of Texas.
SB 150 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for state aid to cities and counties in the training of peace officers; creating within the Executive Department of the State of Texas, a Commission to be known as the "Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training;" making appropriations for the administration of this Act.
SB 151 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public work and for maximum hours of work by all such workers; defining offenses and penalties necessary and incident thereto; defining offenses and penalties necessary and incident thereto.
SB 156 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that any person may acquire a fishing license to fish in any of the waters of this state for a period not to exceed seven continuous days, the fee for such temporary license shall be One Dollar ($1).
SB 162 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute establishing the Juvenile and County Court No. 2 of Galveston County.
SB 192 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing county-wide elections in order for a majority of the electorate in certain counties to abolish the office of county superintendent, ex officio county superintendent and in certain instances, county school boards.
SB 199 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting any city, town or village, with certain exceptions, from annexing any territory which is located in a county other than the county in which such city, town or village is located.
SB 235 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to provide that the Court of Civil Appeals for the First Supreme Judicial District may transact its business either at the City of Galveston or the City of Houston.
SB 236 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide higher compensation for county officials of certain counties with low population and high assessed values for tax purposes.
SB 250 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating the incorporation of cities and towns heretofore incorporated or attempted to be incorporated under the General Laws of Texas and having a population according to the Federal Census of 1960 of not less than 5100 nor more than 5300.
SB 251 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing that an "Eligible District" as defined herein may by resolution determine to be governed in the assessment, equalization, and collection of taxes and performance of certain duties by officials of the district as prescribed.
SB 252 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "El Lago Municipal Utility District".
SB 273 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the release of persons who have contagious diseases from the State Hospitals and Special Schools by writs of habeas corpus.
SB 284 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code to restrict certain activities of insurance companies.
SB 285 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code relating to redefine and clarify the meaning of the term "Texas Securities".
SB 286 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to clarify the requirements for certification of self-proved wills.
SB 287 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code so as to provide certain conditions for certain persons to act as independent administrators and guardians.
SB 311 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to provide for refund of motor fuel taxes paid by a transit company on motor fuel used or consumed, or to be used or consumed, except the one-fourth (1/4) of the taxes which is allocated to the Available School Fund, by the Constitution of the State of Texas.
SB 336 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to Home Rule Cities having a population in excess of ten thousand (10,000) persons according to the 1960 Federal Census which have adopted or attempted to adopt new Home Rule Charters.
SB 339 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to validating Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6, and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
SB 340 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Glenwood Bayou Municipal Utility District."
SB 379 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to reorganize the State Game and Fish Commission, to reorganize the salt water activities of the Commission; to regulate the taking of shell from the waters of the State of Texas and to establish a minimum price to be paid to the State of Texas or any agency thereof for shell.
SB 380 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing county wide elections in order for the majority of the electorate in certain counties to abolish the office of County Superintendent; providing that if an office is abolished the County Judge shall perform the duties thereof; relating to the salary of county school superintendents; relating to the ex officio county school superintendent.
SB 382 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code to include insurers liable under marine insurance policies, and to clarify the provisions with respect to the furnishing of a certified copy of a death certificate where such a certificate is required.
SB 383 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute defining interest and providing maximum rates; providing that all installment certificates hypothecated to secure a loan shall yield not less than one and one-half percent (1-1/2%) interest per annum; providing for residential requirements of corporations.
SB 388 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing for the compensation of the Official Shorthand Reporters of the 23rd Judicial District of Texas and the 130th Judicial District of Texas.
SB 405 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to permitting establishment of a Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court for Galveston County.
SB 422 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to provide for a salary increase for the Criminal District Attorney for Galveston County; authorizing appointment of one (1) first assistant, four (4) additional assistants to the Criminal District Attorney of Galveston County; to authorize employment of three (3) secretaries to the Criminal District Attorney of Galveston County.
SB 423 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the election, terms of office and representation of trustees in certain rural high school and consolidated independent school districts.
SB 426 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide registration by endorsement of applicants who are registered professional nurses of other states; providing a fee.
SB 470 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Constitution Revision Commission; prescribing duties and powers; providing for the mode of appointing its members; providing for acceptance of private grants.
SB 478 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to certain incorporated cities and towns located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, or any channel, canal, bay, or inlet connected therewith; authorizing such city to build, construct, purchase, acquire, improve, enlarge, extend, repair, maintain, or replace any and all improvements and facilities which the governing body thereof deems to be necessary or convenient to the proper operation of the ports or harbors of such city, and providing certain things that said improvements and facilities shall include; authorizing the issuance of tax bonds and revenue bonds for the purpose of providing funds for any of such improvements and facilities and the revenues or income thereof.
SJR 25 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas permitting the resale of lands of the Veterans Land Fund remaining unsold after having been first offered for sale to veterans, to be sold to such purchasers, in such quantities, and on such terms, and at such prices and rates of interest, and under such rules and regulations as are now provided by law or as may hereafter be provided by law.
57th 1st Called Session
SB 4 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to provide a revised method or basis for the allocation of a special service teacher; adding to special services driver education; to provide a revised formula for the allotment of full-time and part-time principals and/or 'head' teachers.
SB 12 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Representation Before the Legislature Act; relating to certain definitions of "persons," "legislation," and "direct communication"; relating to reports; relating to calling members away from the floor of either House; relating to penalties.
SB 21 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Chantilly Oaks Municipal Utility District".
SB 28 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to reclamation and drainage districts within incorporated cities; eliminating the requirement that "incorporated" cities in which "Eligible Districts" are situated must border the Gulf of Mexico.
SB 45 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the Anatomical Board; repealing that portion of the law allowing procedures that lead to diversion of bodies which would otherwise become available for the advancement of medical science; and with the purpose of eliminating the shortage of bodies that can be used for medical teaching and research.
SB 46 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to repeal that portion of a certain law which is not correlated with the Anatomical Law, permits indiscriminate distribution of bodies, and does not provide for keeping records; and with the purpose of unifying the laws dealing with human bodies used for the advancement of medical science.
SB 48 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting any city, town or village, for a period of two years, with certain exceptions, from annexing any territory which is located in a county other than the county in which such city, town or village is located.
SB 50 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for certain presumptions which shall rise from the amount of alcohol in the defendant's blood at the time of the alleged offense as shown by chemical analysis of the defendant's blood, urine, breath, or other bodily substance in any criminal prosecution for a violation of any law of this State relating to driving an automobile or other motor vehicle while intoxicated or while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
SB 52 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to furthering the effectiveness of the State's public schools and improving the quality of public education by further defining the authority and powers of the State Board of Education and the local school boards; prohibiting requiring any School District to hire any guidance counselor or supervisor.
SB 66 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to change the name of "Juvenile and County Court No. 2" of Galveston County to "County No. 2" of Galveston County.
57th 3rd Called Session
SB 30 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to providing the mode of election of certain school trustees in all counties containing a population of not less than seventy-five thousand (75,000) and not more than eighty thousand (80,000) according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 31 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating Brazoria County Road District No. 36, of Brazoria County, Texas, for the purpose of the construction, maintenance and operation of macadamized, graveled or paved roads and turnpikes, or in aid thereof; making it a body corporate and taxing district.
SB 32 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to re-establishing and re-creating Angleton Drainage District of Brazoria County, Texas, as "Angleton Drainage District" subject to the provisions of this Act.
SB 33 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to re-establishing and re-creating Velasco Drainage District of Brazoria county, Texas, as "Velasco Drainage District" subject to the provisions of this Act; providing that such District is a conservation and reclamation district.
SB 37 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District-Lake Alaska.
SB 45 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing Home-Rule cities having a population in excess of 60,000 and bordering on the Gulf of Mexico having beaches suitable for park purposes to establish a Beach Park Board of Trustees.
SB 47 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Statutes relating to granting rights of land for piers in Galveston County.
SB 48 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to repealing a certain Act changing the name of the Probate Court of Galveston County, Texas, to County Court No. 2 of Galveston County; providing an effective date of the Act.
SB 49 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District-Crystal Beach.
SB 56 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Brazoria-Matagorda Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1".
SB 57 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District--Brushy Meadows.
SB 58 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for the filling of vacancies on the board of school trustees of certain independent school districts; providing powers, duties, and procedures.
SB 59 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court, in all counties having a population in excess of one hundred forty thousand (140,000) but not in excess of two hundred thousand (200,000) according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, and having an assessed valuation in excess of Two Hundred Fifty Million Dollars ($250,000,000) to allow each member of the Commissioners Court an adequate motor vehicle; relating to amending a certain Statute to provide higher compensation for the County Judge of certain counties with high assessed values for tax purposes.
SB 75 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to provide for special elections for State Representative and State Senator; to increase the filing fee of candidates in special elections; to require party designation on the ballot.
SB 91 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to fix and make certain the amount of compensation to be paid from county funds to the District Judges of the 10th, 56th and 122nd District Courts of Galveston County by the Commissioners Court of Galveston County in addition to the compensation paid by the State of Texas; prohibiting the payment of any salary by Galveston County in excess of the compensation provided by this Act.
SB 100 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to abolishing the board of county school trustees and the office of county superintendent in certain counties in this state.
SB 101 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Galveston County, Texas.
55th Regular Session
HB 17 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to the profession of psychology; requiring certification of psychologists; establishing the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
HB 35 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for certain presumptions which shall arise from the amount of alcohol in the defendant's blood at the time of the alleged offense, as shown by chemical analysis of the defendant's blood, urine, breath, or bodily substance, in any criminal prosecution for a violation of any law of this State relating to driving an automobile or other motor vehicle while intoxicated or while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
HB 124 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by authorizing recovery of damages by parents for mental pain and suffering resulting from death of minor children.
HB 210 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to compensation of counsel appointed by the court to defend persons in felony cases; fixing and requiring the payment of minimum fees and authorizing the commissioners court of each county to fix the maximum for fees payable in that county.
HB 214 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to prohibit the purchase of any alcoholic beverage by any person under the age of twenty-one years; prohibiting the possession or consumption of any alcoholic beverage in any public place by a person under the age of twenty-one years.
HB 470 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to set out expressly that it is unlawful to injure or destroy public property of the State of Texas or its political subdivisions without the consent of the person in charge of such property.
HB 868 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that certain eligible counties shall have the authority to acquire land for and to purchase, construct, repair, equip and improve buildings and other permanent improvements to be used as a county branch office building.
HB 939 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to cities which have annexed territory within water control and improvement or supply districts, where such district lies in more than one city.
HJR 8 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that the Court of Criminal Appeals may sit at the seat of government at any time during the year for the transaction of business, and that its terms shall begin and end with each calendar year.
55th 1st Called Session
HB 12 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of information to the public by requiring the registration of certain persons who undertake to influence the passage or defeat of legislation or its approval or veto by the Governor and by requiring the reporting by members of the Legislature, elective state officers or state officers appointed by the Governor, and candidates for state office or the Legislature of contributions, gifts, employment and anything of value received by them or by members of their immediate families from persons required to register or from such person's employers; providing a penalty.
54th Regular Session
HB 359 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to requiring separation of certain prisoners in jails or the penitentiary, with certain exceptions; defining an offense; prescribing a penalty.
HB 553 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of County Attorney of Galveston County, Texas; relating to creating the Constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney for Galveston County; providing for the election and tenure of office, and prescribing the qualifications, powers, duties, compensation and expenses of said office.
HB 554 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts including within the provisions thereof projects as therein defined extending from counties issuing bonds into counties and making provisions relating thereto; providing certain additions and changes and repealing certain provisions relating to projects as therein defined.
HB 566 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to designating the 11th day of November as Veterans Day.
HB 589 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring any vehicle or structure parked or placed wholly or partly within any highway under the jurisdiction of the Texas Highway Commission for the purpose of selling the name or of selling therefrom or therein, any article or thing, to be a nuisance and authorizing the Texas Highway Department to immediately remove such vehicle or structure from within such highway; fixing the penalty for such violation.
HB 647 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating too amending certain sections of the Penal Code to define additional offenses to possess paraphernalia for seeking or for using narcotic drugs; providing certain exceptions.
HB 662 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining shellfish; regulating the sale thereof; providing penalties.
HB 664 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes regarding fees and annual salary of the Judge of the Probate Court of Galveston County, Texas.
HB 845 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to conferring upon and relinquishing to the Supreme Court, with the advice and assistance of the Court of Criminal Appeals, full rule-making power in criminal proceedings; providing for repeal as of September 1, 1957, of all laws governing criminal procedure; providing that no substantive laws or rights shall be affected; providing for method of promulgation and effective date of such rules; providing for method of promulgation and effective dates of additional rules and amendments; providing for notice and publication of proposed rules; providing for disapproval of rules by the Legislature; providing for determination and filing of repealed laws and effect thereof; providing for publication and distribution of rules; containing a separability clause.
HB 846 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating the Office of State Medical Examiner; providing for appointment of a State Medical Examiner with certain qualifications; providing for employment of assistants and other help, laboratories, and District Offices; providing for investigation of certain types of deaths and autopsies in certain cases; providing for cooperation by all officials and other persons in reporting of deaths and investigations; defining an offense; prescribing a penalty; providing for keeping of records and their status and disposition; providing for notice of inquests; repealing all laws in conflict; containing a separability clause.
HB 890 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Relating to creating an additional district court for Galveston County to be known as the District Court of the 137th Judicial District.
HB 968 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to include within the provisions thereof projects as defined extending from counties issuing bonds into other counties and making provisions relating thereto; providing certain additions and changes and repealing certain provisions relating to projects as therein defined; providing a severability clause; repealing laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HJR 26 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 25 of Article V of the Constitution of Texas to restrict the rule making power of the Supreme Court to civil procedure and to authorize the Court of Criminal Appeals to make rules of criminal procedure; and providing for an election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
HJR 47 Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding a new section to be known as Section 62, authorizing the Legislature to provide for the establishment of Mosquito and Vector Control Districts, and authorizing a tax in support thereof.