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Legislation authored by Donna Howard

Includes legislation with Donna Howard as the primary author for the 79th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
HB 219 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.
HB 221 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for child and adult diapers.
HB 222 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.
HB 223 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System.
HB 226 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to education programs regarding AIDS and HIV infection.
HB 227 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to donation of HIV-infected organs, eyes, and tissue to individuals infected with HIV.
HB 241 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a health care practitioner counseling requirement for persons claiming an immunization exemption on the basis of conscience, including a religious belief.
HB 243 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
HB 261 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to enhanced penalties for assault of employees of or volunteers for certain clinics or facilities that provide abortion or family planning services.
HB 262 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to an exception from penalties for a physician's or health care professional's professional judgment in providing certain abortion services to patients.
HB 278 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children.
HB 279 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee.
HB 280 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a grant program for reducing workplace violence against nurses.
HB 281 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to establishing a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence of a sex offense.
HB 368 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections.
HB 369 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission.
HB 370 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by public officials.
HB 371 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense.
HB 390 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates.
HB 391 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
HB 392 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to certain offenses involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain hospitals, mental health facilities, and nursing facilities.
HB 394 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin as the state botanical garden and arboretum.
HB 628 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties.
HB 629 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to leave for certain veterans obtaining medical and mental health care.
HB 630 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Internet broadcast and archiving of open meetings of the Health and Human Services Commission, health and human services agencies, and related advisory entities.
HB 631 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention.
HB 635 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to issuance of a vendor permit for the sale of goods during an authorized event held in the Texas mall area of the Capitol Complex.
HB 636 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a report on certain pending suits against the state, a state agency, or a state official.
HB 940 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs.
HB 941 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for the distribution of certain contraceptives in participating public school districts.
HB 942 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a study on sexually transmitted diseases among elderly persons in this state.
HB 943 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Transgender Healthcare Advisory Committee.
HB 1579 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for condoms.
HB 1580 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
HB 1828 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
HB 2155 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a college readiness memorandum of understanding between a school district and a public institution of higher education.
HB 2421 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to an annual report on employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.
HB 2424 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the territory of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.
HB 2657 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to optional holidays for state employees.
HB 2658 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to establishing the State of Texas Wealth Fund; making an appropriation.
HB 2845 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke.
HB 3265 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to cemeteries.
HB 3467 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing discharges of sewage effluent into any water in the contributing or recharge zone of the San Antonio or Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer.
HB 3526 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to instructional materials and technology for public schools.
HB 3768 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Guided Pathways program to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs.
HB 3818 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a sexual assault policy at public and private institutions of higher education.
HB 3819 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper contact with a victim and to providing certain rights to a victim of a criminal offense and the victim's family regarding contact by an inmate or an inmate's representative.
HB 3851 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity.
HB 3923 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to students actively working a program of recovery from a substance use disorder at risk of dropping out of school.
HB 4165 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the placement of certain highway signs that promote businesses or provide other information.
HB 4210 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to exempting fertility clinics from the data collection requirements of the Texas Health Care Information Collection Program.
HJR 27 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met.
HJR 31 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election.
HJR 32 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting.
HJR 46 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis.
HR 145 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 23, 2017, as Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Day at the State Capitol.
HR 171 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Texas Democratic Women.
HR 199 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the League of Women Voters of Texas Lobby Days at the State Capitol.
HR 495 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Florence Roberta Key Fisher of Austin on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
HR 496 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the fourth grade class from the Girls' School of Austin to the State Capitol.
HR 521 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2017 as Texas Whole Child Month.
HR 539 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Nurse Day at the State Capitol.
HR 540 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as United Way Day at the State Capitol.
HR 609 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Texas Association of School Business Officials Day at the State Capitol.
HR 625 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the UTeach program.
HR 716 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Innovation and Technology Day at the State Capitol.
HR 918 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Alex Graves, Tex Mitchell IV, Aaron Walls, and Jake Yepez for their lifesaving actions on July 23, 2016.
HR 1183 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2017, as Moonlight Tower Day.
HR 1389 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Northwest Hills United Methodist Church in Austin.
HR 1467 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 18, 2017, as Texas Meningitis Awareness Day.
HR 1545 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2017 as Lyme Disease Awareness Month.
HR 1546 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators on its 50th anniversary.
HR 1547 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard.
HR 2070 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Barbara Ruud of Austin.
HR 2113 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sharon Pierce on her retirement as state advisor for the Texas Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.
HR 2303 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 class of the NEW Leadership Texas Summer Institute.
HR 2401 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ellen Fontana for her service as Capitol nurse practitioner.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 363 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain funds designated for transfer to the retired school employees group insurance fund.
HB 374 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and requiring reporting through the Public Education Information Management System.
HJR 18 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met.
HJR 52 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allocate certain surplus state revenue to the retired school employees group insurance fund.
84th Regular Session
HB 256 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensatory education allotment funding.
HB 426 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of employment applications through the online system for listing state agency employment openings maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission.
HB 427 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission.
HB 428 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections.
HB 429 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education; providing for a fee.
HB 430 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to a study on the feasibility of online voting.
HB 465 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
HB 466 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.
HB 467 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to education programs regarding AIDS and HIV infection.
HB 486 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by public officials.
HB 487 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense.
HB 495 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.
HB 914 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of a long-range revenue analysis committee.
HB 915 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to quarterly financial condition reports on collected and anticipated state revenue.
HB 964 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.
HB 1210 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to an exception from penalties for a physician's or health care professional's professional judgment in providing certain abortion services to patients.
HB 1242 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to replacing "Confederate Heroes Day" with "Civil War Remembrance Day" as a state holiday.
HB 1347 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a study on the performance and operations of public schools that operate on a year-round system.
HB 1349 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of a long-range revenue analysis committee.
HB 1354 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of personal financial disclosures made to the Texas Ethics Commission and certain other authorities.
HB 1432 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to optional fees on registration of vehicles in certain counties to fund transportation projects; authorizing a fee.
HB 1489 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to measures to enhance graduate medical education in this state.
HB 1551 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to money distributed by the School Land Board to the available school fund or to the State Board of Education for investment in the permanent school fund.
HB 1674 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a physician counseling requirement for persons claiming an immunization exemption on the basis of conscience, including a religious belief.
HB 1713 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a technology allotment for public schools.
HB 1902 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation and use of graywater and alternative onsite water.
HB 1904 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund the renovation of Robert A. Welch Hall at The University of Texas at Austin.
HB 1910 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to requiring the secretary of state to conduct a study of the reasons for the rejection of early voting by mail ballots.
HB 2396 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eliminating requirements that certain public institutions of higher education set aside portions of tuition for student loan repayment programs for certain physicians and state attorneys.
HB 2402 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program.
HB 2659 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.
HB 2660 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in an optional flexible school day program.
HB 2695 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the reporting of physical assaults against certain direct care personnel.
HB 2696 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses.
HB 2783 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children.
HB 3564 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain communications regarding the appointment of certain appraisal review board members; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 3577 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the allocation of funds to eligible institutions under the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program.
HB 3819 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appeal of certain determinations by the Texas Historical Commission regarding the content of historical markers.
HB 4173 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the date for publication of the factors considered for admission to a new graduate and professional program.
HJR 49 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting.
HJR 50 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election.
HJR 97 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met.
HR 218 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring nurse practitioners.
HR 499 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dr. Julie A. Boom on being named 2014 Childhood Immunization Champion for Texas by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
HR 565 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring members of the Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts.
HR 603 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2015, as Nurse Day at the State Capitol.
HR 658 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bedichek Middle School in Austin on earning designation as an AVID National Demonstration School.
HR 2322 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Bedichek Middle School Junior Marines on being named the National Over-all Grand Champions at the National Middle School Cadet Corps 2014 Drill Championships.
HR 2335 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ann Bishop on her retirement as executive director of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HR 3514 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert Schneider for his service on the Austin ISD Board of Trustees.
HR 3583 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the staff of the State Preservation Board for their service.
83rd Regular Session
HB 579 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to a study on the feasibility of online voting.
HB 580 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school.
HB 581 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity in certain employment lawsuits by nurses.
HB 582 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; providing penalties.
HB 589 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 635 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 652 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to consideration of certain appropriations in determining the constitutional biennial appropriations limit.
HB 705 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the definition of emergency services personnel for purposes of the enhanced penalty prescribed for an assault committed against a person providing services in that capacity.
HB 768 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure contracting requirements to technology facilities.
HB 769 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to reports of political contributions accepted during a budget session.
HB 770 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to electronic submission of an application to vote by mail.
HB 771 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to information maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult.
HB 772 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
HB 905 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to certain activities by, employment of, and contracts of former members of the legislature; creating offenses.
HB 906 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education; providing for a fee.
HB 1074 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements and the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of personal financial disclosures made to the Texas Ethics Commission and certain other authorities.
HB 1075 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of personal financial disclosures made to the Texas Ethics Commission and certain other authorities.
HB 1343 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the availability and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts.
HB 1514 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to privileged parking for veterans of World War II.
HB 1569 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin.
HB 2127 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain employees of public institutions of higher education to participate in a state group benefits program.
HB 2177 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Texas Ethics Commission's website of personal financial statements filed by public officials.
HB 2256 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the view of the State Capitol.
HB 2689 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study regarding state formula funding for health-related institutions and general academic teaching institutions.
HB 2829 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the TEXAS grant program to institutions of higher education.
HB 2830 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the form of the Legislative Budget Board's report of equalized funding elements to the commissioner of education and the legislature.
HB 2831 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to procedures for the house of representatives to convene and conduct business when the legislature is not in session; providing a penalty.
HB 3663 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of medical school tuition for the physician education loan repayment program.
HB 3811 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the planning and contracting process for certain state agencies and state property; authorizing fees.
HB 3812 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time of an emissions-related inspection.
HB 3813 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to municipal fire suppression standards in certain municipalities.
HCR 76 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Requesting the establishment of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of financial disclosures made by public officials.
HJR 67 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years.
HJR 85 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the consideration of appropriations from the constitutional economic stabilization fund to be appropriations of state tax revenues dedicated by the Texas Constitution.
HJR 135 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using voluntarily paid additional fees and surcharges that are dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes and to prohibit using that money for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities.
HR 150 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 1, 2013, as National Wear Red Day, which supports the fight against heart disease in women.
HR 169 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cathryne McNamara of Anderson High School in Austin on her receipt of the Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities award.
HR 245 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cindy Todd of Austin on her selection as the 2012 H. L. Hall National Yearbook Adviser of the Year.
HR 474 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts to the State Capitol on their third annual Legislative Advocacy Day.
HR 613 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2013, as Nurse Day at the State Capitol.
HR 619 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 100th anniversary of the Young Men's Business League of Austin.
HR 620 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ken Kramer on his retirement as executive director of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club.
HR 680 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending art therapist and O. Henry Middle School counselor Wanda Montemayor of Austin for leading a project to create a mural depicting 100 years of history at Deep Eddy Pool.
HR 813 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Big Brothers Big Sisters of Texas.
HR 814 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Everett "Ebbie" Brown Neptune, Jr., the longtime athletic director for the Eanes Independent School District and Westlake High School.
HR 815 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Red Dragon Players of Austin High School on winning the 2012 UIL 5A State One-Act Play Competition.
HR 1130 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 27, 2013, as Fast Growth School Coalition Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1219 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the Association of the United States Army 4th Region 2013 conference in Austin.
HR 1687 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Young Women's Alliance in Austin.
HR 1699 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2013, as the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.
HR 1978 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Kenneth Shine on his retirement as executive vice chancellor for health affairs for The University of Texas System.
HR 2339 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William "Hutch" Hutchings on being named the 2013 Man of the Year by the South Central Texas Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
HR 2465 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the staff of the house sergeant-at-arms.
HR 2545 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 2013 NEW Leadership Texas class.
HR 2880 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2013 as Stroke Awareness Month.
83rd 1st Called Session
HB 31 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to consideration of appropriations from the economic stabilization fund in determining the constitutional biennial appropriations limit.
HB 42 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin.
HJR 15 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the consideration of appropriations from the constitutional economic stabilization fund to be appropriations of state tax revenues dedicated by the Texas Constitution.
HR 63 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the Sons of the American Legion National Convention in Houston on August 23 to 25, 2013.
HR 179 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lance Kinney on his receipt of the national and Southern Zone Meritorious Service Awards from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HB 30 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin.
HB 35 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the waiting period before a physician may perform an abortion.
HB 53 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to appropriating money to the Texas Department of Transportation for the purpose of construction of, maintenance of, and acquisition of rights-of-way for certain public roadways.
HCR 15 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Authorizing the 83rd Legislature to appropriate an amount that exceeds the amount authorized by Section 22(a), Article VIII, Texas Constitution.
82nd Regular Session
HB 553 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education.
HB 554 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the civil service status of emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities.
HB 555 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to reportable boating accidents and the penalties for certain boating accidents.
HB 556 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of massage therapy licensing requirements to a person employing certain muscle activation techniques.
HB 574 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
HB 575 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 702 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; providing penalties.
HB 806 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a campaign treasurer and filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates.
HB 818 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school.
HB 884 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses.
HB 1140 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Permanent School Fund Management Council to manage the permanent school fund; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1286 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to adoption of rules by the University Interscholastic League.
HB 1497 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain federal career and technical education funds.
HB 1520 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the determination of student priority in awarding TEXAS grants.
HB 1855 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a study regarding school district practices in selecting sites for new school campuses.
HB 1906 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the idling of motor vehicles; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1996 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the licensure of a person practicing muscle activation techniques; providing administrative penalties.
HB 2544 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to archeological cemeteries.
HB 3591 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of information obtained by a compliance office of an institution of higher education.
HB 3592 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 3711 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to requirements for the coordinated admission program at The University of Texas at Austin.
HJR 85 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Permanent School Fund Management Council to assume the duty of the State Board of Education to manage the permanent school fund.
HR 225 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Sports Medicine Program at Vandegrift High School in Leander ISD to the Capitol.
HR 232 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2011, as National Wear Red Day.
HR 989 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts on the occasion of its Legislative Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.
HR 990 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Quentin Breazeale of Austin.
HR 1134 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Austin Ballroom Dancers on its 30th anniversary.
HR 1135 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert W. "Bob" Townsley, Jr., of Austin.
HR 1369 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alex Crisara and Jahan Rabii of Anderson High School on winning Best in Fair at the 2011 Austin Energy Regional Science Festival.
HR 1370 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the students of Grandview Hills Elementary School in Austin for their participation in the Pennies for Peace initiative.
HR 1371 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the students of Steiner Ranch Elementary School in Austin for their efforts in behalf of the 2011 Students Helping Students, Pay It Forward project.
HR 1457 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Congratulating Austin Wayne Self on his victory in the opening event of the 2011 NASCAR Texas Super Racing Series.
HR 1599 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. James E. Boggs of Austin on his 90th birthday.
HR 1600 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the third full week of May 2011 as Neuropathy Awareness Week.
HR 1754 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 6 through 12, 2011, as Nurses Week in Texas.
HR 1851 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Austin Wayne Self on his victory in the opening event of the 2011 NASCAR Texas Whelen All-American Series.
HR 2296 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Janet Espinosa of Westlake High School on her selection as the 2011 Eanes Independent School District Teacher of the Year.
HR 2565 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Darin and Kathy Leigh of Austin on attaining U.S. citizenship.
82nd 1st Called Session
HB 65 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Relating to requirements for reapportionment of congressional districts.
HJR 12 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish certain principles and procedures for the drawing of congressional districts.
HR 164 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Benjamin Mauro of Austin on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 165 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tanner Mauro of Austin on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
81st Regular Session
HB 420 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education.
HB 506 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the establishment and implementation of a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program.
HB 591 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses.
HB 721 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for control of air pollution.
HB 722 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Corrected comm. rept. sent to Local & Consent
Caption: Relating to an independent review of a proposed facility to supply drinking water requested by certain municipalities and other local governments.
HB 723 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain activities by, employment of, and contracts of former members of the legislature; creating offenses.
HB 770 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax relief for an owner of certain property, including a residence homestead that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage, and to a restriction on the authority to bring an action to remove a house that is partially located on a public beach as a result of a meteorological event.
HB 771 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses.
HB 772 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to Internet broadcasts of open meetings held by the State Board of Education.
HB 1218 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to programs to exchange certain health information between the Health and Human Services Commission and certain health care entities and facilities.
HB 1373 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for claims based on retaliation against a nurse for engaging in protected patient advocacy activities.
HB 1455 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees, costs, and certain damages in a proceeding to revoke a medical power of attorney.
HB 1738 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to a study of nursing educational programs that require a single clinical competency assessment.
HB 1739 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to a recognition week to celebrate Texas native plants.
HB 1740 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authorization of physicians and therapeutic optometrists to dispense therapeutic contact lenses.
HB 1828 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry.
HB 1839 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the selection by school districts of sites for new schools; providing a penalty.
HB 2037 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Permanent School Fund Management Council to manage the permanent school fund; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2088 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to increasing public awareness of the benefits of native plant species and problems associated with invasive plant species.
HB 2718 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the certified nurse aide registry and the regulation of certified nurse aides by the Texas Board of Nursing.
HB 2719 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses.
HB 2720 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to liability for selling or serving alcoholic beverages.
HB 2926 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a campaign treasurer and filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates.
HB 2927 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cemeteries by state and local government.
HB 2928 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of the public high school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program.
HB 3270 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the electronic transmission and certification of prescriptions under the medical assistance program.
HB 3271 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Caption: Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature.
HB 3272 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for ad valorem tax appraisal as recreational, park, or scenic land on the basis of a restriction contained in a probated will.
HB 3273 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the administration by certain nurses of treatments or medication ordered by a health care practitioner.
HB 3276 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to a study of priorities for awards of TEXAS grants.
HB 3752 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.
HB 3753 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the methods for safely handling and disposing of certain medical waste.
HB 3754 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the insurance code to include members of a junior college board.
HB 3755 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the period for which a prescription written for a Medicaid recipient is valid.
HB 3756 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
HB 4355 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study of alternate ways to assure clinical competency of graduates of nursing educational programs.
HB 4356 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority's duty to ensure compliance with certain water pressure standards.
HB 4653 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain election practices and procedures relating to the conduct of elections; providing penalties.
HB 4690 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a voter to vote in the general election for state and county officers, including an election held in conjunction with that election, if the voter's residence has changed.
HB 4756 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HCR 72 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Designating Lago Vista as the Entrepreneurial Capital of Texas.
HCR 98 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Michael William Heskett for his 26 years of service to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
HCR 177 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Directing state agencies to initiate emission reduction policies and programs in order to help Central and South Central Texas meet the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ground-level ozone.
HJR 77 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Permanent School Fund Management Council to assume the duty of the State Board of Education to manage the permanent school fund and to allow the School Land Board to transfer funds from the permanent school fund to the available school fund.
HR 252 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Westlake High School junior Samantha Tucker of Austin for her swimming achievements.
HR 848 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
HR 1242 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Honorable L. DeWitt Hale of Austin for his outstanding service to this state and wishing him a happy 92nd birthday.
HR 1243 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 5, 2009, as Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.
HR 1867 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the AusTin Cans robotics team from Anderson High School in Austin.
HR 1868 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Commemorating World Falun Dafa Day on May 13, 2009, and the special observance to be held on the Capitol grounds on May 16, 2009.
HR 1869 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Chap Robotics team of Westlake High School to the State Capitol.
HR 1927 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring members of Troop No. 399 in Austin on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 2249 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Douglas Allison Carmichael of Austin.
HR 2349 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin.
HR 2399 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Newt Hasson of Austin on his induction into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame.
HR 2832 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Red Dragon Players of Stephen F. Austin High School on winning the 2009 UIL Conference 5A State One-Act Play Competition.
HR 2833 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the participants in the Speak Up! Speak Out! program at Akins High School, Garza High School, and LBJ High School in Austin.
81st 1st Called Session
HR 56 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Erin Krielow Lahr of Austin.
80th Regular Session
HB 602 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain activities by, employment of, and contracts of former members of the legislature; creating offenses.
HB 603 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education.
HB 604 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/08
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land used for wildlife management under a conservation easement.
HB 605 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a library district.
HB 1010 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property located in more than one appraisal district and to the boundaries of an appraisal district.
HB 1141 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in local tax appraisal records regarding current or former peace officers and regarding a current or former employee of a prosecutor's office or of certain offices with jurisdiction over child protective services matters.
HB 1362 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to reports by nurses of certain conduct and protection from retaliation for those nurses.
HB 1782 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of across-the-board salary increases to employees of institutions of higher education.
HB 1783 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the marketing of credit cards to students at a postsecondary institution and to certain young persons; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1894 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.
HB 1895 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the immunization registry.
HB 1896 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry.
HB 1897 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Immunization and Screening Registry.
HB 2440 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of commercially operated party boats on public water of this state.
HB 2441 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses.
HB 2886 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain law to contraception.
HB 3229 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for control of air pollution.
HB 3394 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the appointment of members of the State Board of Education and to the establishment of regional education service centers.
HB 3443 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas hospital-based nursing education partnership grant program.
HB 3444 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of emergency services districts to apply for or receive grants.
HB 3925 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist, including penalties.
HB 3926 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring the appointment of a county auditor.
HR 83 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 21-27, 2007, as Nurse Anesthetists Week in Texas.
HR 363 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 13, 2007, as Kidney Day at the State Capitol.
HR 515 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring Joy Anderson on her retirement as chief of staff for the Texas Youth Commission.
HR 656 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 17, 2007, as Henry A. Wiley Day in honor of the destroyer's role and the gallantry of its crew in the Pacific during World War II.
HR 789 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Carrell Grigsby on being named the 2006 Photographer of the Year by the Professional Photographers Guild of Austin.
HR 790 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing September 9-15, 2007, as National Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Week.
HR 791 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of Impact Austin for their contributions to their community.
HR 828 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Westlake High School girls' swim team and head coach Isaac Grombacher for winning the 2007 state swimming championship.
HR 829 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mary Beck of Westlake High School for setting a national high school swimming record in the 200-yard individual medley at the 2007 UIL State Swimming and Diving Championships.
HR 1251 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eric Baemayr of Austin for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 1393 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Walter Thomas Caven of Austin.
HR 1394 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Marble Falls Independent School District on its receipt of a Texas Early Education Model Pre-Kindergarten School Readiness grant.
HR 1774 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Austin Symphonic Band on its 25th anniversary.
HR 2658 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Arthur W. and Jane E. Day on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
79th 3rd Called Session
HR 162 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kenneth Rodger Hinckley of Austin.
HR 231 Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys' swimming and diving team of Westlake High School in Austin on winning the UIL Class 5A State Championship.
HR 599 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Austin amateur radio groups and the 2006 Field Day event.
HR 600 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Beth Wheeler Fox on being named Texas Librarian of the Year for 2006 by the Texas Library Association.
HR 687 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of Wildthings of Austin for their work in behalf of animals.
HR 688 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the marriage of Eleanor D'Ambrosio and Jeff Hewitt of Austin.
HR 689 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jonestown police officer Pat Pace for his heroism.
HR 693 Author: Howard, Donna
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bruce D. Walcutt of Austin.