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Legislation authored by Latham Boone III

Includes legislation with Latham Boone III as the primary author for the 63rd through 64th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

64th Regular Session
HB 433 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Defining public utilities and providing for their regulation; providing for the creation of the Texas Public Utilities Commission and for the election of commissioners and the fixing of their qualifications and compensation; prescribing their duties and powers and the manner in which the jurisdiction and power herein conferred shall be exercised; providing for employees and salaries; providing for regulation of rates and service and division of revenue; providing for hearings and other procedures for regulation; providing for appeals and the procedures in the courts; providing an option for continued regulation by municipalities; defining certain offenses and providing penalties; providing for territories and services.
HB 498 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to allocating a portion of the revenue from the collection of state, sales, use, and excise taxes to the available school fund.
HB 1537 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to exempting certain land from the calculation of the local fund assigment under the Minimum Foundation School Program.
HB 1539 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the definition of a farm trailer for purposes of the motor vehicle sales and use tax; excluding certain gooseneck trailers.
HB 1540 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the labeling and sale of honey, honey products, and imitation honey; providing a penalty.
HB 1551 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the membership of the board of directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 2219 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to limitations in defining wildlife resources in Grimes County; relating to the taking of deer in Trinity, Houston, and Leon counties.
63rd Regular Session
HB 919 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: So as to change the name of Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas to Prairie View A&M University; and declaring an emergency.
HB 955 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Authorizing the Board of Directors of The Texas A&M University System to lease, construct, and acquire buildings and improvements and sites therefor in the Texas Medical Center in Houston for classrooms, research space, and residential space for conducting research in nursing and for teaching senior-level nursing students from Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas; providing for research, teaching and residential space for health related courses, research and service programs involving Texas A&M University in cooperation with medical colleges in the Houston area; authorizing the expenditure of General Revenue funds; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds and pledges of revenues of the Board and tuition charges in support of such bonds; authorizing the Board to accept and administer grants and gifts; providing a severabililty clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1606 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution, known as "North Zulch Municipal Utility District," and declaring the district a governmental agency and body politic and corporate; finding the boundaries form a closure, and related matters; finding that confirmation election is not required; finding that no exclusion hearing is required; defining the boundaries; conferring on district the rights, powers, privileges, authority and functions of the general laws of Texas applicable to municipal utility districts created under Chapter 54, Water Code, where not in conflict with the Act, and adopting same by reference; naming the first directors and providing for filling of vacancies; providing for terms and elections of directors, and related matters; finding and declaring that the requirements of Article XVI, Section 59(d), of the Texas Constitution, have been performed and accomplished; enacting other provisions relating to the above mentioned subjects; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1656 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution, known as "North Zulch Municipal Utility District," and declaring the district a governmental agency and body politic and corporate; finding the boundaries form a closure, and related matters; finding that confirmation election is required; finding that no exclusion hearing is required; defining the boundaries; conferring on district the rights, powers, privileges, authority and functions of the general laws of Texas applicable to municipal utility districts created under Chapter 54, Water Code, where not in conflict with the Act, and adopting same be reference; naming the first directors and providing for filling of vacancies; providing for terms and elections of directors, and related matters; finding and declaring that the requirements of Article XVI, Section 59(d), of the Texas Constitution, have been performed and accomplished; enacting other provisions relating to the above mentioned subjects; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1678 Author: Boone III, Latham
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the assessment of property for tax purposes for the benefit of common school districts; amending Section 20.03 adn Subsection (b) of Section 22.11, Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency.