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Legislation authored by Bill Sullivant

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

66th Regular Session
HB 240 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Message from the Governor recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to valuation of certain open-space land used to support the raising of livestock or to produce farm crops or forest products or used by colleges or universities for certain purposes.
HB 241 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the allocation of state funds and to limitations upon local funds used for the support of public primary and secondary education.
HB 792 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to speed limits on private roads in unincorporated areas.
HB 800 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure and restriction of foreign investment in agricultural land in Texas, providing a penalty.
HB 851 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to conduct marriage ceremonies.
HB 1020 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the lease of state park land.
HB 1167 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the judge of the 16th Judicial District.
HB 1543 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the definition of criminal episode.
HB 2171 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Creating and establishing the Bois D'Arc Municipal Utility District of Fannin County, Texas.
65th Regular Session
HB 22 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the valuation of open-space land used to support the raising of livestock or to produce farm crops of forest products or used by colleges or universities for certain purposes.
HB 229 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Prohibiting telecommunications utilities from charging for and the public utilities commission from approving charges for telephone directory assistance.
HB 255 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the definition of criminal episode.
HB 444 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of pilot multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers.
HB 620 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to designation of January 6 as "Sam Rayburn Day."
HB 764 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of revenue from the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax.
HB 925 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain judges.
HB 1974 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain retired district judges.
HB 2146 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the Anna-Van Alstyne Water District.
HJR 2 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1-d of Article VIII, Constitution of the State of Texas, relating to the appraisal of land for agricultural purposes.
HR 135 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Caption: Suspending the House rules to substitute text for Section 7 in HB 22.
65th 1st Called Session
HB 19 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the time for convening of regular sessions of the legislature.
HJR 1 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution relating to the appraisal of land used for agricultural purposes.
HJR 2 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the State of Texas relating to the appraisal of land used for agricultural purposes.
HJR 4 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the State of Texas relating to the appraisal of land for agricultural purposes.
HJR 6 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide for annual sessions of the legislature.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 6 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the allocation of state funds and to limitations upon local funds used for the support of public primary and secondary education.
HB 13 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the valuation of open-space land used to support the raising of livestock or to produce farm crops or forest products or used by colleges or universities for certain purposes.
HJR 5 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas relating to the appraisal of land for agricultural purposes.
HJR 24 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the definition of the ad valorem tax base and to exemption of certain tangible personal property from taxation.
64th Regular Session
HB 41 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to extended benefits under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; repealing laws in conflict and preserving rights accrued; providing for severability.
HB 197 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the appointment of special county judges in certain counties.
HB 198 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to years of service of judges of Courts of the State as qualification for retirement.
HB 649 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Amending Section 8, Art. 7.14, Texas Election Code to allow voters to vote on constitutional amendment propositions as a block if the amendments revise the constitution.
HB 988 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to original and appellate jurisdiction in probate matters.
HB 1293 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, powers, and duties of a hospital district in accordance with the provisions of Section 9 of Article IX of the Constitution of the State of Texas, to be known as the Gainesville Hospital District; defining its boundaries and purposes; providing for its administration, operation, financing, taxing powers, and limitations; providing said district with the authority to purchase or otherwise acquire existing publicly owned hospital facilities; providing a severability clause; reciting proof of publication of constitutional notice.
HB 1388 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Chapter 477, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, as amended; so as to provide a procedure for the expansion of the boundaries of the Muenster Hospital District if approved at an election, providing the expanded District shall take over and assume the responsibilities, duties and liabilities of the District prior to expansion; amending the said Act so as to require all members of the Board of Directors of the District to be residents of the District and own taxable property subject to Hospital District taxation; amending the said Act so as to require an election prior to the issuance of bonds payable from taxation.
HB 1535 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the valuation of open-space land used to support the raising of livestock or produce farm crops or forest products; the determination of a capitalization rate; disqualification and penalty; stating an effective date.
HB 1536 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing for the joinder of offenses.
HB 1595 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to functions and powers of the Texas Water Quality Board; functions and powers of the Texas Railroad Commission; civil penalties for violations of the Disposal Well Act or of rules, regulations, or permits of the board or commission; increasing the maximum sum for the civil penalties from $1,000 to $5,000.
HB 1596 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to administration and regulation of certain discharges by the Texas Water Quality Board; providing penalties.
HB 1718 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing for all persons, other than service stations, who act in the distribution of diesel fuel, to report to the Comptroller on meter readings within both testing requirements and temperature adjustments as the Comptroller may promulgate through rules and regulations; providing for all suppliers who sell or deliver liquefied gas in bulk to report to the Comptroller on meter readings within the testing requirements and both the temperature and pressure adjustments as the Comptroller may promulgate through rules and regulations; prescribing an effective date.
HB 1719 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing for all persons, other than dealers, who act in the distribution of motor fuel, to report to the Comptroller on meter readings within both the testing requirements and temperature adjustments of two hundred thirty-one cubic inches at sixty degrees Fahrenheit as the Comptroller may promulgate through rules and regulations; prescribing an effective date.
HB 1818 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Creating a Prosecuting Attorneys Council, providing for membership, duties, and powers; providing for the censure and removal of prosecuting attorneys for misconduct.
HCR 113 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Directing the Water Quality Board to contest certain federal court action regarding irrigation return flows.
HCR 138 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Requesting the Governor to return HB 1293 and HB 1388 to the House.
HCR 153 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Notice given
Caption: Directing the conference committee on Appropriations to conform SB 52 to certain specific items.
HJR 5 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of land for agricultural purposes.
HJR 15 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to requiring equal and uniform taxation of all real and tangible personal property in proportion to market value.
HJR 35 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to the allocation and dedication of certain taxes on motor fuels and lubricants to the available school fund.
HJR 36 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to providing that certain taxes are not subject to dedication for certain highway purposes.
HJR 37 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the mode of amending the constitution.
HJR 38 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the general provisions article of the constitution.
HJR 39 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the local government provisions of the constitution.
HJR 40 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the finance provisions of the constitution.
HJR 41 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the edcuation provisions of the constitution.
HJR 42 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the provisions for voter qualifications and elections of the constitution.
HJR 43 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the judiciary provisions of the constitution.
HJR 44 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the executive provisions of the constitution.
HJR 45 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the separation of powers provisions of the constitution.
HJR 46 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the legislative provisions of the constitution.
HJR 56 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to proposing carious amendments to the constitution.
HR 7 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Caption: Providing for committees to notify the Governor and Senate of organization of the House.
HR 19 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Caption: Commending David H. Smith.
HR 62 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Caption: Commending Clifford Louden Ward.
63rd Regular Session
HB 844 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to securing out-of-state witnesses and the compensation thereof.
HB 1582 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to creating Muenster Water District as a conservation district; prescribing other powers and duties of the district.
HB 1591 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to supplemental compensation for the judge of the 235th Judicial District; amending Section 3.028, Judicial Districts Act of 1969 (Article 199a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Subsection (c); and declaring an emergency.
HB 1596 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating and establishing the Lannius Municipal Utility District, Fannin County, Texas, under Article XVI, Section 59 of the Constitution of Texas; prescribing the powers of the district and its governing body; making certain findings in connection therewith; providing a severance clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1641 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Prescribing procedures whereby certain school districts may issue and deliver time warrants for certain purposes; limiting the application of the law and the amount of warrants which may be issued or be outstanding against a particular district; enacting other provisions incident and related to the purpose; providing a severance clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1699 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the taking or hunting of wildlife in a certain specified area in Wise County; providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 36 Author: Sullivant, Bill
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting permission for L.L. Haney and wife, Betty Jo Haney, to sue the State of Texas.