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Legislation authored by Forrest Green

Includes legislation with Forrest Green as the primary author for the 63rd through 66th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

66th Regular Session
HB 672 Last Action: Motion to reconsider spread on the journal
Caption: Relating to use of endorsements in political advertising.
HB 704 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the ownership of property by aliens.
HB 777 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to purchase of postage stamps and postcards for state agencies.
HB 1050 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of eggs.
HB 1144 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to erection of stop signs on highways.
HB 1381 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees for testing instruments used in weighing and measuring.
HB 1455 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to refunding bonds, and providing alternate and additional authority, procedures, and methods to governmental entities for issuing and selling refunding bonds and/or making deposits in connection with paying or redeeming revenue obligations so as to cause the discharge and final payment or redemption of revenue obligations with or without the issuance of refunding bonds.
HB 1947 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to branding of cattle imported from foreign countries; providing a penalty.
HB 2212 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the board of directors and validity of certain actions of the Ellis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HCR 44 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Mr. Milton Caroline on the occasion of his retirement as state supervisor of the Rodent & Predatory Animal Control Service.
HCR 207 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Requesting the Department of Highways and Public Transportation to give preference to yield signs at intersections that offer unobstructed views to drivers.
HR 89 Caption: Congratulating Linda Kay Goehman.
HR 110 Caption: Welcoming Dr. Milton Shieh and Dr. Mong-Shang Quo to Texas.
HR 141 Caption: Commending Brian Lawrence Roop.
65th Regular Session
HB 123 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to exclusion of certain utilities from state regulation.
HB 241 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to authorization and regulation of group marketing of motor vehicle insurance for persons over 55 years of age.
HB 254 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the percentages of crude protein and equivalent protein from nitrogen in commercial feeds.
HB 440 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the content of feed tag labels.
HB 621 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to correction of certain errors in permits for use of state water.
HB 1274 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the power of a commissioners court to regulate the use of land in certain unincorporated areas; providing penalties.
HB 1275 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the burden of proof in civil actions involving restrictive covenants.
HB 1547 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the inspection fee levied on commercial feed.
HB 1694 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to judicial proceedings to enjoin operation under a wrongfully issued alcoholic beverage license or permit.
HCR 40 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Memorializing Congress to initiate an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to prohibit federal deficit spending.
HCR 69 Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Granting E.W. Hable and Sons, Inc. permission to sue the state and the Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
64th Regular Session
HB 596 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the percentages of crude protein and equivalent protein from nitrogen in commercial feeds.
HB 884 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the sale of imported meat for immediate consumption; creating offenses and providing penalties.
HB 1093 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the burden or proof in civil actions involving restrictive covenants.
HB 1094 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to qualifications for licensure as a landscape architect.
HB 1111 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Wildlife Preservation
Caption: Providing an open season for the hunting of deer and turkey by the use of a muzzle-loading firearm; prohibiting the possession during the special open season of a muzzle-loaded firearm with an optical aid attached; providing a penalty.
HB 1300 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Ellis County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Ellis County; relating to compensation to the county.
HB 1842 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Authorizing the residents of unincorporated areas to petition the commissioners court to regulate the land use of certain designated, unincorporated areas; authorizing the commissioners court to regulate the use of land in unincorporated areas.
HB 1843 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to providing an exemption from the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act for certain items used in the production of agricultural products on a farm or ranch.
HCR 13 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requesting congress to propose a constitutional amendment to require a balanced budget.
HR 107 Caption: Commending the citizens of the city of Shamrock.
63rd Regular Session
HB 144 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Increasing the penalty for certain capital offenses; amending Articles 48, 84, 309, 1189, 1257 as amended, and 1408, Penal Code of Texas, 1925; amending Section 3-a, Chapter 274, Acts of the 40th Legislature, Regular Session, 1927, as amended (Article 1257b, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); amending Section 1, Chapter 12, Acts of the 42nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1931, as amended (Article 1177a, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); amending Section 23(c), Uniform Narcotic Drug Act, as amended (Article 725b, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); amending Section 15(a), Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended; and declaring an emergency.
HB 251 Last Action: Amended in committee
Caption: Relating to the identification of basic courses of instruction for which credit is freely transferable from one institution of higher education to another.
HB 271 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the percentage of crude protein and nitrogen in commercial feeds.
HB 282 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of the sale and serial numbers of certain electronic entertainment equipment; providing penalties.
HB 484 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to consecutive sentences for offenses committed while free on bail.
HB 537 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing notice posted
Caption: Prohibiting any elected official from increasing their own compensation during the terms to which they were elected.
HB 571 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Restricting the use of student fees for other than building purposes for student use by college and university governing boards.
HB 572 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Requiring the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System to give additional public notice with regards to taking bids and awarding contract for the construction of any facility in the University of Texas System.
HB 1074 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to petitions and elections to establish independent school district junior college districts.
HB 1649 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to requiring certain information relating to the payment of property taxes on mobile homes to be presented to holders of certificates and permits issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas before the moving or transporting of a mobile home; providing for records; providing for revocation of certificates of convenience and necessity and certain permits; amending Chapter 341, Acts of the 41st Legislature, Regular Session, 1929, as amended (Article 911b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Section 21a; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1705 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to providing notice to certain taxpayers regarding an increase in the valuation of their real property for property tax purposes; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 137 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Welcoming two government classes from Navarro Junior College in Corsicana, accompanied by their instructor, Mr. James Chapman, and other trip sponsors, who are visiting Austin and the Capitol on Tuesday April 10, 1973.
HR 117 Caption: Extending an official welcome to citizens of Emhouse on their visit to the Capitol.
HR 142 Caption: Requesting the State Affairs Committee to study dispensing of dentures and other dental aids.
HR 169 Caption: Requesting State Affairs Committee to make an interims study of the Texas Vending Commission.