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Legislation authored by Wilson Foreman

Includes legislation with Wilson Foreman as the primary author for the 55th through 63rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

63rd Regular Session
HB 783 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to payment of premiums for group of life and health insurance for certain persons retired under the Teacher Retirement System; and declaring an emergency.
HB 787 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the qualifying age limits for entitlement to benefits under the foundation school program.
HB 857 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the payment of the costs of medical examinations of rape victims.
HB 1290 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: An Act relating to providing Group Life, Accident and Health Insurance and Benefits Coverage on employees of the State of Texas; creating the "State Employment Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act"; defining terms; stating legislative purposes and policies; creating, establishing and vesting authority in a Board of Trustees to administer and carry out the purposes of the Act; providing certain specifications, procedures and practices in regard to providing insurance coverages and benefits; creating the Employees Life, Accident and Health Insurance Fund; exempting certain employees from provisions of the Act; providing a repealing clause; making the provisions of this Act severable; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1346 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the control and regulation of private sewage facilities within corporate limits and extraterritorial jurisdiction of cities and denying certain powers to counties in such areas; validating certain municipal actions.
HB 1462 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Establishing the Texas Drug Abuse Authority and defining its powers and duties.
HB 1633 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the definition of "Optional Retirement Program"; amending Paragraph (6) of Section 51.352 of Subchapter G of Chapter 51, Title 3, Texas Education Code ( Acts of the 61st Legislature, as amended); concerning definitions to be given the words "Optional Retirement Program" when used in conjunction with the Optional Retirement System in the public institutions of higher education in the State of Texas; adding a Termination of Participation provision to the Optional Retirement System of Section 51.358 fo Subchapter G of Chapter 51, Title 3, Texas Education Code (Acts of the 61st Legislature, as amended); providing for severability; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 171 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting permission to S&G Construction Company, Inc. to sue the state.
HR 46 Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Sarah Weddington.
HR 84 Caption: Commending the Harris County Legislative Delegation and the Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce.
62nd Regular Session
HB 332 Caption: Relating to permitting the Parks and Wildlife Department to prescribe rules applying to propagation in captivity of protected species.
HB 700 Caption: Relating to transferring the land of the Confederate Woman's Home from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the State Building Commission.
HB 803 Caption: Relating to the salaries of assistants to the county school superintendent in certain counties.
HB 1266 Caption: Relating to an Act to be known as The Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971; providing for and regulating the authorization, issuance and delivery of such certificates by certain cities and counties for the payment of contractual obligations.
HB 1616 Caption: Relating to prohibiting the capturing and transporting of live game animals and certain game birds without having first received written permission from the Parks and Wildlife Commission with certain exceptions.
HCR 62 Caption: In memory of Doyle Oliver Curington.
HCR 70 Caption: Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to investigate feasibility of location of its offices at McKinney Falls State Park.
HCR 71 Caption: Providing for the creation of an Interim Committee to study statutes pertaining to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the recodification of these laws.
HCR 72 Caption: Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue additional bonds for acquisition and development of new parks.
HCR 146 Caption: To welcome Mrs. Ceri Wynn Powell.
HR 301 Caption: Creating a special interim committee on juvenile delinquency.
HR 405 Caption: Commending the Walter Prescott Webb Junior High School Band.
HR 472 Caption: Commending Mrs. Elizabeth Sweet.
62nd 2nd Called Session
HCR 5 Caption: Bill file has note: HCR was not introduced.
HCR 6 Caption: In memory of C. H. Cavness.
62nd 3rd Called Session
HCR 8 Caption: Honoring and congratulating the Austin Cerebral Palsy Center for providing twenty-five years of continuous service to the citizens of Austin and Travis County.
60th Regular Session
HB 225 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to a retirement system for State employees, etc.; providing an effective date.
HB 344 Caption: Relating to authorizing independent school districts of more than 150 scholastics to adopt an alternate method of selecting a school depository or depositories by the adoption of an Act known as The School Depository Act of 1967; providing this Act shall be an alternate method of selecting a school depository, providing that other statutes pertaining to selecting a school depository shall not apply, providing a district may discontinue the selection of its depository as this Act provides, providing a saving clause.
HB 386 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to sell or lease any part or all of that certain property described in the deed from George W. Brackenridge to The University of Texas, dated June 17, 1910.
HB 705 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that after consolidation of an independent school district with one or more independent school districts and/or one or more common school districts and/or one or more rural high school districts and/or any other type of school district, where one of the independent school districts has a scholastic enrollment in excess of five times the combined scholastic enrollment of the other districts consolidated with it, the members of the Board of Trustees of the larger district shall serve as the Board of the Trustees of the combined district until their respective terms expire and their successors are elected.
HB 752 Caption: Relating to the manufacture and sale of bedding.
HB 970 Caption: Relating to the appointment, qualification, duties and compensation of official shorthand reporters for the District Courts of the 53rd, 126th, and 167th Judicial Districts of Texas, for the 98th District Court of Travis County and for the 147th District Court of Travis County.
HB 1358 Caption: Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act so as to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to sell bonds to the United States of America, or to any agency or corporation created or designated by the United States of America to operate steam plants located within the boundaries of the District.
HB 1361 Caption: Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act so as to increase the aggregate principal amount of bonds which the Lower Colorado River Authority may issue.
HCR 5 Caption: Directing the closure of State offices in preparation for the inaugural ceremonies.
HJR 13 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to establish a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the State, so as to create as an agency of the State of Texas the Employees Retirement System of Texas, vesting the general administration and responsibility of the proper operation of said system in a state board of trustees to be known as the State Board of Trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HJR 49 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to not require approval by the governor, secretary of state and the comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.
HR 53 Caption: Commending the staff and Directors of the Austin Ballet Society.
59th Regular Session
HB 291 Caption: Relating to providing changes in the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Funds in certain cities in the State.
HB 492 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to acquire by purchase or otherwise certain properties in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas.
HB 580 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Trustees of any public free school district of this State, subject to rules and regulations adopted by the Central Education Agency, to conduct and supervise vocational and other educational programs for students of all ages and to expend local maintenance funds for the cost thereof.
HB 706 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing for occupational therapy programs at institutions under the control and management of the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools.
HB 707 Caption: Relating to providing an administrator for independent school districts having fifteen or more classroom teacher units but fewer than twenty and not qualifying for a superintendent unit.
HB 809 Caption: Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act by authorizing the Lower Colorado River Authority to sell bonds to the United States of America, or to any agency or corporation created or designated by the United States of America; to acquire, install, construct, and enlarge, make additions to, and to operate a steam plant located within the boundaries of the District to serve the are now being served by Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 851 Caption: Related to transferring and conveying to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas fee simple title to the property described as the East One-half of Outlot No. 63, being Lots 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Division E of the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas.
HCR 32 Caption: Granting Randall H. Sharpe permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Highway Department.
HR 97 Caption: Congratulating Sally Harrison of Austin on her eighteenth birthday.
HR 472 Caption: Welcoming the Austin Catholic Women's Study Club to the State Capitol.
58th Regular Session
HB 572 Caption: Relating to amending Statutes pertaining to the Employees Retirement System of Texas; providing an effective date.
HB 575 Caption: Relating to creating a County Court at Law No. 2 of Travis County, Texas.
HB 815 Caption: Relating to providing for contracts in the conduct of research.
HCR 26 Caption: Granting easements to the City of Austin for electric transmission and distribution purposes.
HCR 37 Caption: Authorizing the Governor of the State of Texas to execute a lease to the City of Austin of certain tracts of land.
57th Regular Session
HB 22 Caption: Relating to prescribing working hours for all employees of institutions under the control and management of the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools and the State Youth Council; providing an effective date.
HB 225 Caption: Relating to providing for longevity pay for employees of the State of Texas; providing that such additional compensation come out of the fund from whence the salary is paid.
HB 268 Caption: Relating to making unlawful the giving of any false report to any governmental agency which is calculated to cause such agency to respond thereto to perform some act, or render some service; providing penalties.
HB 398 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas providing that motor vehicles engaged in the business of transporting passengers for compensation or hire, or any commercial vehicle in authorized use as a "Highway Post Office" vehicle shall observe the same speed limits as those prescribed for all passenger vehicles.
HB 467 Caption: Relating to providing for the treatment and rehabilitation of alcoholics in State Hospitals.
HB 872 Caption: Relating to creating a Juvenille Board for Travis County and designating the members thereof.
HCR 88 Caption: Inviting Mrs. Marion Miller to address a Joint Session of the Legislature.
HR 77 Caption: Electing children of a Member of the House to the office of Mascot.
HR 78 Caption: Electing children of a Member of the House to the office of Mascot.
HR 125 Caption: Welcoming the Brownie Troop No. 174 of Mathews School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 201 Caption: Welcoming the students of Zilker School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 213 Caption: Inviting the Members of the House to attend a film screening and educational panel at the Texas Medical Association Library about the needs of "mentally disturbed children".
HR 251 Caption: In memory of Dr. Will E. Watt of Austin.
HR 271 Caption: Congratulating Miss Ruth Gold of Austin on her selection to "Secretary of the Year" from the Tower Lights Chapter of the National Secretaries Association
HR 337 Caption: Welcoming the students of Metz School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 369 Caption: Welcoming the students of Hornsby Dunlap School of Travis County to the Capitol.
HR 377 Caption: Welcoming the students of Highland Park Elementary School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 408 Caption: Welcoming the students of Lamar junior High School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 409 Caption: Welcoming the students of St. Mary's Cathedral of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 410 Caption: Welcoming the students of O. Henry Junior High School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 472 Caption: In memory of Moton H. Crockett of Austin.
HR 513 Caption: Welcoming members from Girl Scout Troop No. 295 to the Capitol.
HR 581 Caption: Welcoming the students of Pecan Springs School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 582 Caption: Welcoming the students of Pecan Springs School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 583 Caption: Welcoming the students of Travis High School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 596 Caption: Welcoming the students of Fulmore Junior High School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 605 Caption: Inviting Mrs. Marion Miller of Los Angeles, California to address the House of Representatives.
HR 643 Caption: Welcoming the students of Fulmore School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 644 Caption: Welcoming the students of Fulmore School of Austin to the Capitol.
HR 664 Caption: Welcoming the students of Lamar Junior High School to the Capitol.
HR 695 Caption: Welcoming the students of Metz School of Austin to the Capitol.
57th 3rd Called Session
HB 77 Caption: Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act; to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to sell bonds to the United States of America, or to any agency or corporation created or designated by the United States or America; to acquire, install, or construct, and to operate a steam plant located within the boundaries of the District to serve the area now being served by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 104 Caption: Relating to providing for improvements, construction, equipment, designation of buildings, landscaping and related actions in the Capitol Area; providing for the planning, construction, equipping and operation of a parking garage in the Capitol Area and for incorporation of any emergency control center if feasible; authorizing the State Building Commission, the Texas Employment Commission and the State Board of Control to make inter-agency agreements to carry out the purposes of this Act.
HCR 32 Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules of the Legislature to allow either house to consider S. B. No. 94 and H. B. No. 104 at any time.
HR 91 Caption: Commending the work of the Austin Ballet Society for their work and productions.
HR 157 Caption: Expressing appreciation for the new Interdenominational Chapel for Children at the Austin State School.
HR 200 Caption: Endorsing the Governor's designation of February as Heart Month in Texas.
HR 245 Caption: Welcoming the students of Lamar Junior High School of Austin to the State Capitol.
56th Regular Session
HB 63 Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to establish a Medical Branch or Department of The University of Texas within the State of Texas at Austin, Texas.
HB 113 Caption: Relating to permitting the collection of fees and commission by County Officers from the State or County for services rendered by such County Officers in connection with the acquisition of rights of way for public roads or highways, and in eminent domain proceedings; providing that such fees in Counties where the County officers are compensated on a salary basis shall be deposited in the Officers' Salary Fund of the County.
HB 249 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to remove limitations on individual salaries of assistants and to increase the amount allowed for aggregate salaries of assistants to the elective or appointive county superintendents of public instruction, and to increase the amount for the expenditures for office and traveling expenses of the county superintendents.
HB 250 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to exempt from taxation all property belonging to any institution of purely public charity organized for the purpose of promoting the conservation of human life in Texas through the prevention of accidents and by establishing, encouraging and carrying on worthy efforts to accomplish that objective.
HB 345 Caption: Relating to prescribing the minimum salaries that may be paid to Justices of the Peace and Constables.
HB 464 Caption: Relating to providing a method of financing the operation of the Texas Commission on Alcoholism.
HB 664 Caption: Relating to providing for longevity pay for employees of the State of Texas.
HB 773 Caption: Relating to providing for the treatment and rehabilitation of alcoholics in State Hospitals.
HB 787 Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code by providing for consolidation of any two (2) or more insurance companies.
HB 969 Caption: Relating to transferring to the Central Education Agency all lands, funds, and property belonging to or purchased for the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School.
HCR 34 Caption: Authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to construct a certain building on their campus.
HCR 54 Caption: Authorizing the Governor to execute a lease to convert the Camp Mabry Militia Rife Range into a municipal golf course.
HR 73 Caption: In memory of William L. McGill.
HR 82 Caption: In memory of Byron C. Utecht.
HR 184 Caption: Welcoming the students of Summit School to the State Capitol.
HR 190 Caption: Congratulating the McCallum High School men's basketball team on winning the Class AAAA district championship.
HR 240 Caption: Welcoming the students of Highland Park Elementary School to the State Capitol.
HR 266 Caption: Commending Katherine Cook or her service in Austin elementary schools.
HR 267 Caption: Commending Irene Randerson for her excellence in public service.
HR 268 Caption: Welcoming the students of Lamar Junior High School of Austin to the State Capitol.
HR 273 Caption: Welcoming the students of Saint Mary's Academy of Austin to the State Capitol.
HR 343 Caption: Welcoming the students of Brentwood Elementary School to the State Capitol.
HR 344 Caption: Welcoming the students of Del Valle High School to the State Capitol.
HR 350 Caption: Congratulating the members of the Austin High School Band for their success in the Interscholastic League Music Contest.
HR 379 Caption: Welcoming the students of Casis Elementary School of Austin to the State Capitol.
HR 384 Caption: Welcoming the students of Summitt School of Travis County to the State Capitol.
HR 394 Caption: Welcoming the students of Metz Elementary School of Austin to the State Capitol.
HR 409 Caption: Welcoming the students of Ridgetop Elementary School to the State Capitol.
HR 423 Caption: Welcoming the students of Allison Elementary School to the State Capitol.
HR 461 Caption: In memory of Ocie Speer of Austin.
HR 480 Caption: Expressing support for Sig Mickleson and the principle that television news should be able to convey information with the least restrictions possible.
HR 489 Caption: Welcoming the students of Stephen F. Austin High School of Austin to the State Capitol.
HR 502 Caption: Welcoming the students form William B. Travis High School of Austin to the State Capitol.
HR 549 Caption: Welcoming the students of Seventh-Day Adventist Elementary School of Austin to the State Capitol.
HR 559 Caption: Welcoming the students of William B. Travis High School of Travis County to the State Capitol.
HR 560 Caption: Welcoming the members of Brownie Troop No. 122 from T. G. Harris Elementary School of Austin to the State Capitol.
HR 569 Caption: Welcoming the students from Palm Elementary School to the State Capitol.
56th 1st Called Session
HB 25 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to sell certain surplus land located in Travis County, Texas, being a part of the Austin State Hospital.
HR 58 Caption: Congratulating Jane Haynie of Austin on her 16th birthday.
HR 114 Caption: In memory of Winifred May Travis.
HR 134 Caption: Congratulating Connie Todd on being awarded the Wilbur S. Davidson Scholarship.
56th 2nd Called Session
HB 23 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to sell certain surplus land located in Travis County, Texas, being a part of the Austin State Hospital.
HCR 27 Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules of the Legislature to allow either house to consider S. B. No. 32 at any time.
HR 58 Caption: In memory of Tom L. Dyer of Austin.
HR 79 Caption: Commending the Austin area Kiwanis Charities Foundation for their work.
56th 3rd Called Session
HCR 4 Caption: Authorizing the transfer of the cornerstone form the original St. Martin's Lutheran Church building to its new location.
HR 70 Caption: Commending the members of Travis County 4-H for their achievements and projects.
HR 99 Caption: In memory of C. H. Miears of Austin.
55th Regular Session
HB 282 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by requiring certain safety equipment on certain vehicles operated upon the highways of this State.
HB 493 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to inspection of steam boilers.
HCR 15 Caption: Requesting the Texas Legislative Council to study the traffic accident problem in street and highway transportation in Texas.
HCR 45 Caption: Granting Nash Gasoline Company permission to sue the State of Texas.
HJR 39 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to abolish all ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles and substitute in lieu thereof one annual license fee.
HR 233 Caption: Naming William Ganey Sherrill, Carolyn Marie Sherrill and Warren Wayne Sherrill Mascots of the House.
HR 258 Caption: Commending the students of Metz School for their interest in state government.
HR 313 Caption: Commending the students of O'Henry Junior High School for their interest in state government.
HR 314 Caption: Commending the students of O'Henry Junior High School for their interest in state government.
HR 381 Caption: Naming Lisa Maurine Sandahl Mascot of the House.
HR 452 Caption: Commending the students of Margaret Reilly School for their interest in state government.
HR 520 Caption: In memory of Louis Graham Phares of Austin.
55th 1st Called Session
HCR 37 Caption: Inviting Martin Vance to address a Joint Session of the Legislature.
HR 49 Caption: Congratulating Carolyn Calvert for being named Miss Austin.
HR 121 Caption: Commending the students of William B. Travis School for their interest in state government.