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Legislation authored by Tom C. Massey

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

66th Regular Session
HB 1099 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of implied warranties applicable to the sale or barter of livestock.
HB 1602 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the return of beer, its original containers, its original packages, or malt liquor for refund from certain alcoholic beverage licensees or permittees.
HB 1731 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the control, diversion, use, sale, and distribution of water and the ownership of water and water rights by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 1732 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to the setting of salaries, expenses and allowances for certain county officers.
HB 1929 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the liabilities of a director or officer of a corporation that has had its right to do business in this state forfeited.
HCR 45 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Angelo State University Football Team.
HCR 46 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Jim Hess of Angelo State University on being named NAIA Coach of the Year.
HCR 200 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Dolores permission to sue the state.
65th Regular Session
HB 2 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to financing public school education; providing full state funding for the Foundation School Program, and state financial assistance to certain school districts for the enrichment of their educational programs; setting limits on the amount of state and local funds that may be spent by school districts for the education of public schools students; deleting allocations for compensatory education; limiting property tax increases.
HB 147 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to public school education.
HB 297 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the authority of school districts to charge student fees.
HB 771 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to utilization of regular program personnel units earned by a school district under the Foundation School Program as a result of student attendance in certain grades.
HB 772 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to financing kindergarten programs under the Foundation School Program.
HB 782 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exchange of benches by certain district judges whose districts overlap.
HB 783 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to county purchasing in times of emergency.
HB 789 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the participation of the State of Texas in the Academic Common Market.
HB 1260 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the exemption of uses of insignificant quantities of water from the permitting process.
HB 1293 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to training and educational standards for peace officers serving as juvenile officers.
HB 1294 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Making a supplemental appropriation to Angelo State University.
HB 1433 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the effect of a conviction that is set aside after successful completion of probation.
HB 1434 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to increasing the rates of the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act; dedicating a portion of state sales taxes to the foundation school fund; removing local fund assignments assessed against school districts and providing for the use of certain local district property taxes.
HB 1597 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to salaries of certain school district personnel.
HB 1638 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the collection of membership fees for professional education associations by local school districts.
HB 1639 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to Regional Education Service Centers.
HB 1640 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to bilingual education programs.
HB 1641 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the financing of driver education programs in the public schools.
HB 1642 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of master plumbers to install sprinkler systems.
HB 1659 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to use of school facilities for the distribution of political literature.
HB 1732 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Assigned to Local Calendar
Caption: Relating to establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the City of San Angelo and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record.
HB 1733 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Court at Law of Tom Green County; making other provisions relative to the courts in Tom Green County.
HB 1937 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Providing for allowances to certain beneficiaries of deceased members under the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund.
HB 2047 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the local share of the Foundation School Program.
HB 2245 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the judges of the 51st and 199th Judicial District.
HCR 33 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Failed of adoption
Caption: Requiring that all legislation on public school finance be based on the values reported by the Governor's Office, Education Resources.
HCR 51 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Designating March 15, 1977 as PTA Day at the legislature.
HCR 80 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
Caption: Creating the Joint Committee on Curriculum Reform in Public Schools.
HJR 82 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution dedicating a portion of state sales, excise, and use taxes for the purposes of public school education.
HR 7 Author: Massey, Tom
Caption: Concerning the election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HR 104 Author: Massey, Tom
Caption: Congratulating Paige Close, son of Representative Close.
65th 1st Called Session
HB 1 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to public school education; relating to the length of the school year; relating to salaries of school personnel; relating to the operating cost allotment to school districts; relating to the allotment to school districts for transportation services; relating to the personnel unit allotments; relating to vocational personnel; relating to special education for handicapped children; relating to each school district's share of the foundation school program cost; relating to minimum foundation school program costs; relating to equalization aid for program enrichment; relating to property appraisals, assessment ratios, and tax rates of certain school districts; relating to the composition of the Central Education Agency; relating to the regional service centers; relating to the School Tax Assessment Practices Board; relating to the authority of school districts to charge fees; relating to textbooks; relating to educational television; and making appropriations.
64th Regular Session
HB 113 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to days designated as legal holidays.
HB 114 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to change or alteration of a water right.
HB 115 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to preference in use of water in water control and improvement districts; and requiring amendments to the district's water rights.
HB 116 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of certificates of adjudication as defined in this Act.
HB 152 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of election duties performed by county clerks and voter registration duties performed by county tax assessor-collectors; designating the county clerk as the registrar of voters in each county but permitting the commissioners court to change the designation to the county tax assessor-collector; also authorizing the commissioners court in certain counties to create the separate office of county elections administrator and providing for transfer of voter registration duties and other election duties to the administrator.
HB 153 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to pay days.
HB 154 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Providing that criminal trials may, in certain instances, be held in any county within the judicial district for the county where venue is authorized.
HB 469 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating the investment of credit union funds in savings certificates and accounts.
HB 470 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of county employees and equipment for construction and maintenance of private roads and for private earthmoving work.
HB 471 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the authority of savings and loan associations to act as trustees or custodians under self-employed retirement plans authorized by federal law.
HB 472 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the investment of state and other public funds in savings accounts and certificates of savings and loan associations.
HB 806 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain interests in savings and loan associations from certain other laws.
HB 807 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Providing lump-sum payment for accrued vacation time to a state employee at the time of separation from state employment.
HB 976 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Repealing statutes permitting the commissioners courts in certain counties to authorize the use of county employees and equipment for private road work.
HB 1083 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to public school education.
HB 1222 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the issuance of additional amounts of Texas Water Development Bonds.
HB 1606 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to interchangeable juries in counties in which two district courts have jurisdiction.
HB 2202 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the regulation of proprietary schools.
HCR 12 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Authorizing the legislature to accept a gift of money from the Texas Association of Realtors for commemoration of the bicentennial.
HJR 67 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to providing additional Texas water development bonds.
HR 162 Author: Massey, Tom
Caption: Relating to directing a subcommittee of the Public Education Committee to conduct an interim study of goals for public education in Texas.
HR 165 Author: Massey, Tom
Caption: Relating to requesting chairman of the House Committee on Public Education to appoint a subcommittee to study the Central Education Agency of Texas.
63rd Regular Session
HB 758 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the pay of court interpreters.
HB 759 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an attorney to represent the state when the attorney for the state is unable to perform the duties of his office.
HB 760 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the office of county superintendent of Tom Green County; and declaring an emergency.
HB 761 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the authority to suspend the license of a holder of a provisional license.
HB 793 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for failure to obey jury summons.
HB 1592 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to including Concho County within the 119th Judicial District.
HB 1646 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the compensation of directors and the appointment and duties of peace officers in districts created under the authority of Article III, Section 52, and Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution; amending Article 2.12, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended and adding Sections 50.027 and 50.058 to the Water Code; repealing Sections 51.080, 51.132, 53.070, 53.124, 54.210, 55.111, 55.251, 56.067, 57.056, 60.077, 61.077, 62.070, 63.098, and 63.181, Water Code; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1720 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Amending Subchapter E, Chapter 5, Water code, providing for the cancellation in whole or in part of certificates or adjudication by the Texas Water Rights Commission in the same manner as permits and certified filing; providing for the definition of "certificate of adjudication"; providing for the general principle of cancellation of certificates of adjudication, the initiation of proceedings, notice, and hearing thereof; providing for certain findings to be made by the commission and action to be taken; allowing a holder of a permit, certified filing, or certificate of adjudication to retain a reservoir for domestic, livestock, and recreational purposes to the extent that he has conservation storage; exempting those certified filings held by cities to the extent that such filing allows diversion for municipal purposes; declaring that the failure to initiate proceedings to cancel shall not validate or enhance a certified filing, permit, or certificate of adjudication and requiring a five-year lapse between cancellation proceedings against a particular water right; repealing all conflicting laws and providing a savings clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1721 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Amending Chapter 5, Water Code, by adding Section 5.1211 to the Water Code, providing that holders of permits, certified filings, and certificates of adjudication to obtain authority from the Texas Water Rights Commission to change or alter a water right; providing that the Texas Water Rights Commission shall promulgate rules; providing for repeal of inconsistent Acts; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1723 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Repealing Section 51.184, Water Code; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 142 Author: Massey, Tom
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Judge John F. Sutton.
HR 123 Author: Massey, Tom
Caption: Concerning guest speakers addressing the House.