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Legislation authored by Bill Caraway

Includes legislation with Bill Caraway as the primary author for the 64th through 66th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

66th Regular Session
HB 521 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
Caption: Relating to the allocation, transfer, and use of state funds for capital acquisitions and improvements by certain colleges and universities.
HB 640 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the advisory council for the Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District.
HB 850 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of the director of the Texas Closeup Program.
HB 887 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to working hours for firemen in certain cities.
HB 1176 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Authorizing a city, county, school district, conservation and reclamation district, hospital organization, and any other political subdivision of the State of Texas to enter into contracts for the use, acquisition, or purchase of property.
HB 1236 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to faculty development at public senior colleges and universities.
HB 1237 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to classification of dependents for tuition purposes.
HB 1238 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Changing the name of East Texas State University to Sam Rayburn University.
HB 1239 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to small classes offered at institutions of higher education.
HB 1342 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to lease of supplies and equipment by the State Board of Control.
HB 1343 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of automobile salvage dealers.
HB 1408 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to possession and disposition of a vehicle or vehicle part the identification of which has been altered or removed.
HB 1409 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the investment of local funds by public institutions of higher education.
HB 1410 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating disannexation and municipal incorporation procedure for residents of certain areas annexed by a home-rule city.
HB 1411 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to group term life insurance coverage provided to the spouse and minor children of certain employees.
HB 1838 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to incorporation of a municipality located in a special district furnishing residential water and sewer service.
HB 1839 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to dissolution of certain water control and improvement districts where the districts lie within two or more cities.
HB 1840 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to allocation of governmental services a corresponding apportionment of ad valorem taxes between certain cities and certain districts vested with powers.
HB 2044 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to service of documents in civil or probate proceedings by persons other than sheriffs or constable.
HB 2081 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to selection of successors to members of the governing body of a property owners association in a residential real estate subdivision.
HB 2096 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to screening of children for visual handicaps.
HJR 10 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of net income taxes on individuals.
HJR 44 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum.
HJR 47 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a fund to finance permanent improvements at certain state institutions of higher education and repealing the state property tax for higher education.
HR 72 Author: Caraway, Bill
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study funding of public community and junior colleges.
65th Regular Session
HB 224 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse and alcoholism, admission and commitment to treatment facilities, and regulation of treatment facilities.
HB 436 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to state financing of expenses incurred by the state executive committee of a political party in the conduct of primary elections.
HB 631 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, and financing of metropolitan water authorities.
HB 632 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to periodic review and termination of certain state agencies and advisory committees.
HB 791 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to limitations on the incorporation of a city within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of another city.
HB 792 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to limitation on municipal annexation.
HB 793 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the expansion of a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction after territory is annexed.
HB 921 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of clinical laboratories personnel; providing penalties.
HB 955 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to promotion of improved understanding of state government by certain high school students.
HB 1012 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the establishment of guidelines for acadmeic workloads at state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 1207 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the public school program on the dangers and prevention of crime, narcotics, alcohol, and drug abuse.
HB 1278 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Authorizing an application for incorporation of a city or town to be made by at least 500 resident electors within an unincorporated area having a population, according to the last federal census, of at least 8,000 inhabitants and located wholly within the boundaries of a district created pursuant.
HB 1496 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the establishment of auxiliary courts outside the county seat for nonjury proceedings.
HB 1520 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to exemption of management search consultants from regulatory statutes applicable to private employment agencies.
HB 1521 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Assigned to Local Calendar
Caption: Providing that territory may be added to the Clear Lake City Water Authority in the manner provided in Sections 54.727 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.
HB 1617 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation, possession, and sale of native nongame wild animals; providing penalties.
HB 1855 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the authorized uses of the student deposit fund.
HB 2022 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Elections
Caption: Relating to the misleading use of a political party name.
HB 2066 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Exempting from taxation property owned by community organizations.
HB 2109 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Exempting for the state sales tax taxable items sold to certain community organizations.
HCR 82 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Hi-Way Billboards, Inc., permission to sue the state.
HCR 107 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study alcoholism and alcohol abuse, and programs administered by the state to combat alcoholism.
HJR 106 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from taxes property owned by certain community organizations.
HR 60 Author: Caraway, Bill
Caption: Relating to requesting that Coastal and Marine Council, et al., prepare an assessment of projected waste volumes and disposal problems.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 42 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the allocation, transfer, and use of state funds for capital acquisitions and improvements by certain colleges and universities.
HJR 51 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a fund to finance permanent improvements at certain state institutions of higher education and repealing the state property tax for higher education.
HJR 53 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the imposition of income taxes on individuals.
64th Regular Session
HB 552 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, powers, duties, functions, and financing of the Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution; providing penalties.
HB 1442 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the General Land Office.
HB 1649 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Providing the Comptroller of Public Accounts the authority within the outlined due process procedures to revoke or suspend any motor vehicle owner's Motor Vehicle Retail Seller's Permit.
HB 2047 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the restructuring the Texas Water Rights Commission, the Texas Water Quality Board, and the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 2048 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the reponsibility for the adminsitration and enforcement of state building standards designed to aid and assist the physically handicapped with respect to buildings and facilities under the jurisdiction and control of the Board of Regents of the University of Houston, the Board of Regents of Texas A & M University, and the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 2120 Author: Caraway, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Center for Higher Education Budgetary Information.
HR 66 Author: Caraway, Bill
Caption: Recognizing March 2 through March 8, 1975 as Phi Theta Kappa week.