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Legislation authored by James J. Kaster

Includes legislation with James J. Kaster as the primary author for the 63rd through 65th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

65th Regular Session
HB 50 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Requiring fiscal estimates for certain bills and resolutions affecting local governments; and declaring an emergency.
HB 51 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the authority of commissioners courts to enact ordinances; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency.
HB 52 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the El Paso Trade Zone, Inc., to apply for and accept a grant to establish, operate, and maintain a foreign trade zone; and declaring an emergency.
HB 53 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Read second time
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Attorney General to issue opinion at the request of a city attorney.
HB 54 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on State Parks
Caption: Removing the power of eminent domain from the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 87 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for certain radiation therapy centers, blood banks, and health organizations by the joint underwriting association.
HB 94 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the identification and inventory of certain vehicles and equipment owned or leased by counties or their instrumentalities.
HB 146 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to safety standards for vehicle windshields.
HB 162 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a course of instruction in parenting.
HB 646 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to imprisonment without probation for certain offenses.
HB 750 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the funding of public school education, to accountability for educational improvement, and to school district assessment practices.
HB 765 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to information required on an application for motor vehicle registration.
HB 939 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to validation of certain actions of the Texas Aeronautics Commission.
HB 960 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a restricted parcel motor carrier.
HB 1114 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exempting from taxation alcoholic beverages brought imported into the state for personal use.
HB 1164 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Authorizing Texas Employment Commission to sell certain state-owned land and use the proceeds to acquire other land or facilities.
HB 1165 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to subsurface mineral rights in certain public free school fund land.
HB 1189 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to autopsies on children who die suddenly and unexpectedly; recognition of the term "Sudden Infant Death Syndrome" as a cause of death certification when appropriate; directing the Texas Department of Health Resources to develop a program outline for consulation and information about "SIDS"; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2050 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Providing that fees, assessments and other charges collected by the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners are to be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the General Revenue Fund.
HB 2051 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Appropriating supplemental state funds to The University of Texas at El Paso to pay the additional cost of purchased utilities (nontransferable) incurred during the fiscal years ending August 31, 1974; August 31, 1975; August 31, 1976.
HB 2052 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to firemen's and policemen's civil service in certain cities.
HB 2053 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Creating a firemen's and policemen's civil service in certain cities.
HB 2242 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to travel expense reimbursements and the state's participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees.
HCR 42 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting permission to use House and Senate chambers from March 24 to 26, 1977, and March 30 to April 1, 1978, for the Texas YMCA Youth and Government Program.
HCR 71 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
Caption: Designating March 26, 1977, as Astronomy Day in Texas.
HCR 150 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the use of the house and senate chambers from February 9-12, 1978 for various youth government organizations.
HJR 102 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to vest power in the Legislature to authorize state and national banks, subject to certain restrictions, to exercise banking and discounting privileges by use of electronic devices of machines.
65th 1st Called Session
HCR 6 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing that the Texas Roll of Patriots of the American Revolution, 1775-1783, be displayed permanently in the state capitol building.
64th Regular Session
HB 57 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to county regulation of outdoor lighting and subdivisions near major astronomical observatories; providing a penalty.
HB 58 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties; changing the dates of the primaries and conventions and related actions; making procedural changes incidental to the change in dates; also making certain changes in addition to those necessitated by the change in dates; prescribing criminal penalties.
HB 59 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to including in a decree of child support the social security number of the person required to make the payments for the support of the child.
HB 60 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate construction, land development, and subdivisions in unincorporated areas; providing penalties.
HB 61 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to granting the commissioners court of a county authority to regulate the use of land in unincorporated areas; providing penalties.
HB 62 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the power of cities, towns, and counties to regulate the use of land.
HB 63 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate the use of land lying outside the limits of incorporated cities, towns, and villages; prescribing penalties.
HB 64 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the functions and appointment of public members to certain regulatory agencies.
HB 65 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a referendum election on the establishment of a state lottery in Texas.
HB 134 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Creating the Texas Home Rehabilitation Loan Insurance Fund, defining its purposes, objectives, powers, and responsibilities, and providing for the administration of the fund by the Texas Department of Community Affairs; establishing a procedure for the creation of local home rehabilitation agencies to administer the fund in local communities.
HB 157 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the State Board of Morticians and the qualifications of its members.
HB 365 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the authority of the School Land Board for a limited time to acquire certain interests in land by trading interests in Public Free School Fund Lands with certain requirements; requiring a report to the legislature.
HB 366 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the assistance of small business entities; providing additional responsibilities for the industrial commission; creating the Advisory Council on Small Business Assistance; providing an effective date.
HB 496 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a statewide land-use management program.
HB 522 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to negotiate and contract with any individual or any agency, department, or political subdivision of the State of Texas for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a visitor center and related facilities at McDonald Observatory at Mount Locke.
HB 781 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: To facilitate the implementation of the Treaty to Resolve Pending Boundary Differences and Maintain the Rio Grande and Colorado River as the International Boundary between the United States of America and the United Mexican States, which entered into force April 18, 1972, and the American-Mexican Boundary Treaty Act of 1972, Public Law 92-549 (86 Stat. 1161), approved October 25, 1972, and the construction of works required under the Treaty and the Act, by authorizing the Governor of the State of Texas to grant to the United States of America title and rights of the State of Texas to those portions of the bed and banks of the Rio Grande as may be necessary or expedient to implement and for the construction of works under the provisions of the Treaty and Act, subject to certain reservations and conditions in favor of the State of Texas pertaining to the mineral interests in the bed and banks of the Rio Grande.
HB 1627 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the auditing of records and accounts of all cities, towns and villages in this State, and the preparation and filing of financial statements; declaring such financial statements to be a public record.
HB 1628 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Transferring all duties and records relating to prepaid funeral expenses from the Department of Banking to the Board of Insurance.
HB 1905 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to certain reports of institutions of Higher Education; providing for establishment of guidelines for academic workloads; requiring institutions to monitor workload reports.
HB 1957 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to toll bridges in counties bordering a river between Texas and Mexico; authorizing the Commissioners Courts of such counties to operate such toll bridges by an operating board.
HB 2221 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the apointment of a person to manage the promotion, development, tourism, and convention activities of cities.
HCR 4 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to designating the ladybug as the state insect.
HCR 5 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting permission to B.F. Robey to sue the state.
HCR 26 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Declaring "Texas Highways" the official travel magazine of the state.
HCR 94 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Relating to establishing the policy that the number of state employees to increase no faster than growth rate of the state.
HJR 61 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to revising the local (county) government provisions.
HR 17 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to an interim committee to study the feasibility of establishing an aircraft pool of all state-owned aircraft.
HR 137 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to creating a special interim committee to study and investigate operations of the Central Education Agency.
63rd Regular Session
HB 28 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Appropriating state funds to the Central Education Agency for allocation to a junior college district to establish an occupational extension center; providing for the use of federal fund for the center; and declaring an emergency.
HB 29 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, operation, powers, duties, and dissolution of historical conservation districts; and declaring an emergency.
HB 30 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to building use fees at institutions of higher education.
HB 31 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to exempting certain sales of educational materials from teh sales, excise and use tax.
HB 32 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Eliminating the provision that the veteran's preference for public employment does not apply to veterans who receive certain types of military retirement income.
HB 33 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a home for veterans of the armed forces of the United States; relating to the powers and duties of the Veterans Affairs Commission of the State of Texas; and declaring an emergency.
HB 34 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the issuance of time warrants by certain independent and common school districts that are entitled to federal aid for maintenance and operation of schools under the Act of September 30, 1950.
HB 35 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to orders by courts of domestic relations courts exempting marriage license applicants from the medical examination requirements.
HB 36 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Permitting voter approval of urban renewal projects to the Urban Renewal Law.
HB 37 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing local option elections to approve or prohibit the use of real property acquired through urban renewal for public housing.
HB 38 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to tuition for resident students at institutions of higher education.
HB 39 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Requiring the recording of certain traffic violations on a person's driver's license.
HB 40 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the publication of notice advising that land owned by a political subdivision of the state is to be offered in exchange for other land; creating certain additional exceptions to the notice provisions of the amended Act.
HB 41 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to safety standards for vehicle windshields.
HB 42 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Tabled
Caption: Relating to the regulation of and annual fee for certain private clubs under the Texas Liquor Control Act.
HB 43 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing notice posted
Caption: Relating to the collection of the cigarette tax on certain cigarettes imported into state.
HB 44 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing that, in appropriate circumstances, a constitutional provision, statute, or nonstatutory rule of this state may be applied to persons or events outside this state; and declaring an emergency.
HB 45 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing that, in appropriate circumstances, the law of this state relating to wrongful death may be applied to persons or events outside of this state.
HB 46 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a state lottery and the creation of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency.
HB 47 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to referendum election on proposals for raising revenue for the support of the state government; providing for submission of propositions on establishment of a state lottery and on legalizing and taxing pari-mutual wagering on horse races in Texas; and declaring an emergency.
HB 97 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the State Board of Morticians and the qualifications of its members.
HB 98 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Creating Prude Ranch Independent School District; providing territorial limits; providing for trustees; providing for certification of census of children and apportionment of state per capita; providing eligibility for Foundation School Program assistance and authority to accept gifts and grants; and declaring an emergency.
HB 110 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Making it a crime to commit a crime of violence against the person or property of another without having first notified the victim of his intent to commit the crime and of the victim's rights; providing penalties; amending Title 19, Penal Code of Texas, 1925, as amended, by adding Chapter 20; and declaring an emergency.
HB 167 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Motion to suspend rules lost
Caption: Relating to the authority of each county in this state to regulate the platting and subdivisions of land, and the construction of buildings and other structures theron, in the unincorporated territory within each such county; defining and authorizing the establishiment of construction standards; authorizing cities, towns and villages exercise all such powers in the area of extraterritorial jurisdiction thereof; creating the county planning commission in each such county, prescribing the number, method of appointment, term of office, filling vacancies in office, and removal from office of members of such commission; making provision for the operation of such commission; making provisions relating to approval and filing of plats; authorizing the commissioners court of each county by order to establish standards and regulations for subdivision and platting of land, for construction standards, and for disposal of liquid and solid waste within the unincorporated territory of the county, to prescribe and charge filing fees and permit fees, and to provide for on-site inspection; prescribing the powers of the county planning commission; authorizing the commissioner's court to bring suit to enforce covenants; prescribing the method of appeal from decisions of the planning commission; authorizing bonds in connection with construction of roads, streets, and public facilities; providing a penalty for violation of this Act or of county regulations; making provision relating to nonconforming structures, exceptions for farm and agriculturally related structures and facilities, and exceptions for plans and applications approved under certain Federal statutes; providing a saving clause; providing for severability; repealing Chapter 436, Acts 55th Legislature, Regular Session, 1957, as amended (Article 662da, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), and Chapter 151, Acts 52nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1951 (Article 2372k, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HB 168 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing notice posted
Caption: Relating state agencies and departments to submit quarterly expenditure plans; authorizing the governor, as the state's chief executive officer, to review agency and department expenditure plans; authorizing the governor to withhold spending approval for certain expenditures; authorizing the governor to transfer certain funds within a state agency or department; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 169 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requiring the Legislative Budget Board to conduct performance audits of agency programs and operations; providing for a performance report; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 170 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Directing the Legislative Budget Board to study Revenue Earmarking; providing authority to hire extra staff; requiring a reporting date; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 171 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requiring the Legislative Budget Board to establish a system of fiscal notes; providing for five-year cost projections for all spending legislation introduced in the Texas Legislature; requiring such fiscal notes to be attached to such legislation before a committee hearing is conducted; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 172 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Limiting the compromise powers of the Conference Committee on Appropriations; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 238 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Requiring the Department of Public Safety to promulgate performance and equipment standards relating to exhaust emission control in certain vehicles; increasing the fee for annual vehicle inspection.
HB 432 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Relating to the powers, with reference to technical and vocational programs, of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
HB 490 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Division of Technical-Vocational Education in the governor's office and the appointment of the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education.
HB 548 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office in conjunction with the Governor to convey to private individuals or entities any title of the State of Texas in certain sections of land situated in El Paso County under certain conditions in exchange for other land of equal value in the vicinity of the Hueco Tanks State Park.
HB 577 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the functions and appointment of public members to certain regulatory agencies.
HB 597 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Providing for the regulation, licensing, and taxing of horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering in this state.
HB 609 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to accident and sickness insurance; requiring that every accident and health policy delivered, providing hospital, medical or surgical coverage for additional newborn children provide coverage for such newborn children, to the extent provided in the policy, from the moment of birth; and providing an effective date.
HB 615 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the power of county hospital districts to furnish services and facilities to certain persons.
HB 735 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the School Land Board in conjunction with the General Land Office for a limited time to acquire certain interests in land by trading interests in Public Free School Fund Lands and setting certain requirements for such trades; requiring a report of such trades to the legislature.
HB 807 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to refunds for certain persons modifying motor vehicles to operate by the use of liquefied gas.
HB 808 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to removal of a county seat.
HB 809 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Commission on Interstate Cooperation.
HB 913 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to toll bridges in counties bordering a river between Texas and Mexico.
HB 1019 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating the Texas Home Rehabilitation Loan Insurance Fund, defining its purposes, objectives, powers and responsibilities, and providing for the administration of the Fund by the Texas Department of Community Affairs; establishing a procedure for the creation of Local Home Rehabilitation Agencies to administer the Fund in local communities.
HB 1118 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to education; providing for high school instruction in the free enterprise system.
HB 1394 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to a referendum election on proposals for raising revenue for the support of the state government; providing for submission of propositions on establishment of a state lottery in Texas.
HB 1683 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to abolishing and an election to abolish the office of county auditor of Culberson County; providing an annual audit; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1712 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state lands to the City of El Paso; repealing Section 5, Chapter 194, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 163 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the incorporation of the city of El Paso on May 17,1873.
HJR 1 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to authorize the establishment and regulation of a state lottery.
HJR 2 Author: Kaster, James J.
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing notice posted
Caption: Proposing and amendment of the Texas Constittion to provide that counties may levy an increased tax rate for general fund, permanent improvement fund, road and bridge fund, and jury fund purposes.
HR 5 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Providing for a picture panel of the Members of the House of Representatives.
HR 12 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study the possibilities of an aircraft pool of state-owned aircraft.
HR 16 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to federal-aid highway legislation.
HR 174 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Appointing an interim study committee from the State Affairs Committee to study the feasibility of establishing a state lottery.
HR 195 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Naming subcommittees of the Intergovernmental Affairs Committee to study certain problems.
62nd Regular Session
HB 16 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to rights in cemetery plot of an individual owner.
HB 17 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a written statement showing the price and the services and merchandise to be provided at the time funeral arrangements are made.
HB 226 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to authorizing incorporated cities of not more than 500,000 population according to the last preceding federal census to expend money, not exceeding one per cent of the city's general fund budget, for advertising the city and promoting its growth and development and providing for the creation and operation of a Citizens' Advisory Committee or City Board of Development.
HB 404 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to requirements of equipment, physical plant, and personnel of a funeral establishment.
HB 477 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to fixing penalties for the failure of certain insurers to pay losses under certain policies.
HB 551 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to permitting any county for which authorization to adopt a consolidated home rule charter is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution to hold an election for voting on the question of creating a charter commission and for electing citizens to serve on such commission,.
HB 1209 Author: Kaster, James J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a home for veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States.
HB 1274 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to contract with any political subdivision of the State of Texas located in El Paso County for the construction and operation of a special events center and related facilities on land owned by The University of Texas at El Paso, and authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to contract with the political subdivisions for joint use of the completed special events center and related facilities.
HB 1573 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Border Development Commission.
HJR 34 Author: Kaster, James J. | et. al.
Caption: Providing an amendment to provide for home-rule powers and consolidation of powers for the city of El Paso and El Paso upon local referendum.
HR 386 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Commending Leon Gillespie.
HR 389 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Directing the House Administration Committee to take such funds as may be necessary from the Expense Fund of the House in order to remodel the old vault room or any other suitable area in the Capitol into a physical fitness room.
HR 401 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Commending Jeff Gates and naming him Outstanding Newsman in Texas.
62nd 3rd Called Session
HCR 6 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Congratulating the Van Horn High School Eagle Band.
HR 12 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Commending Abraham Spector.
HR 13 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Congratulating Miss Colleen Wall.
HR 14 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: In appreciation of Brother Tarcisio Bressan.
HR 74 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Regarding quarterly budget reporting by certain departments, agencies and institutions of the State of Texas.
62nd 4th Called Session
HB 8 Author: Kaster, James J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to exempting certain aviation schools and instructors from the Texas Proprietary School Act.
HCR 3 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Memorializing Congress to not enact the Land Use Policy and Planning Assistance Act.
HR 9 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Commending Jim Quiocho.
HR 29 Author: Kaster, James J. | et. al.
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Charles Tupper, Jr., on his 30th birthday.
HR 83 Author: Kaster, James J.
Caption: Commending Sheriff Orvel Capehart of Culberson County for his service.