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Legislation authored by Jon P. Newton

Includes legislation with Jon P. Newton as the primary author for the 63rd through 64th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

64th Regular Session
HB 68 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to exempting from the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act the sale, production, distribution, lease or rental of, and the storage, use, or other consumption in this State of gas and electricity for residential use.
HB 139 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to extending the temporary speed limits on highways under certain circumstances.
HB 695 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to contracts of the San Antonio River Authority.
HB 749 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: To provide for the orderly extraction of minerals that are of limited supply; to regulate the reclamation of lands disturbed by surface mining operations; providing penalties; providing an effective date.
HB 852 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners to extend the expiration date of a temporary license.
HB 853 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the compensation of members of Board.
HB 854 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners to receive criminal records and reports of law enforcement agencies on its licensees and applicants for licensure; to the authority of the Board of Medical Examiners to submit to the Department of Public Safety fingerprints of applicants for licensure for classification and checking; providing for severability.
HB 855 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to certain supplemental fees and charges to be charged by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners; providing for severability.
HB 856 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to secured transactions.
HB 920 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties and fees of shorthand reporters.
HB 1125 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 237th Judicial District, composed of Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, LaSalle, and Wilson counties.
HB 1155 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the membership and per diem of members of the State Soil Conservation Board.
HB 1319 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Amending Article 9.02, Chapter 9, Article 10.03, Subchapter A of Chapter 10, Article 10.53, Subchapter B of Chapter 10, Title 122A, Taxation-General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, as amended, by levying an excise tax on motor fuel, diesel fuel and liquefied gas proportionant to future contingent reduction of federal tax.
HB 1330 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the indemnification of directors, officers, and employees of state banks.
HB 1437 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Interstate Mining Compact and the creation of the Texas Mining Council.
HB 1643 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the creation of and annexation of land to pollution control districts within the San Antonio River Authority and to the financing of these districts.
HB 1819 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Amending various sections of the Penal Code.
HB 1820 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Amending various articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965.
HB 1838 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the licensing of licensed state land surveyors as defined in this Act and the creation, administration, powers, duties and functions of the Board of Examiners of Licensed State Land Surveyors; providing a penalty.
HB 1839 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the coverage of and the management and control of certain public land under the Coastal Public Lands Management Act of 1973.
HB 1840 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Providing for additional duties of the Texas Department of Community Affairs; providing for one additional member of the Advisory Council on Community Affairs; providing for contracting with federal, state and local departments and agencies and private entities under specified conditions.
HB 1946 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to child support collection and paternity determination services.
HB 2030 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to allocation of fuels at retail and consumer levels.
HB 2031 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to compensation of members of each juvenile board in the 36th and 156th Judicial Districts.
HB 2230 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to abolishing the offices of county superintendent of schools and the county board of school trustees in La Salle County.
HB 2231 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the open season for the taking of quail in McMullen County.
HCR 35 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Memorializing the Texas Delegation to Congress regarding energy policy.
HCR 54 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to creating an interim committee to study feasibility and means to enhance resource recovery from solid waste.
HCR 145 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of Reese D. Wade.
HR 6 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Appointing a committee to assign parking spaces for members of the House.
63rd Regular Session
HB 143 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to mandatory coverage for personal injury protection and certain disability and death benefits under a policy of automobile liability insurance; amending Subchapter A, Chapter 5, Texas Insurance Code, by adding Article 5.06-3; and declaring an emergency.
HB 500 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to secured transactions.
HB 501 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to clearing corporations for the transfer of investment securities.
HB 1093 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to an additional tax for the common school district in La Salle County.
HB 1436 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to management of state-owned coastal lands; providing a penalty for violations of this Act; repealing all conflicting laws.
HB 1485 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to county hospital, medical, and health facilities.
HB 1502 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the establishment of additional powers, duties, and functions of the division of planning coordination in the governor's office.
HB 1640 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the District Attorney of the 81st Judicial District; amending Section 1, Chapter 143, Acts of the 58th Legislature, Regular Session, 1963, as amended (Article 326k-48, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HB 1685 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain rendering plants; amending Section 4, Chapter 405, Acts of the 61st Legislature, 1969, Regular Session, as amended (Article 4477-7, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HCR 192 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Mayor Richard Wehman of Pleasanton.
HJR 53 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to lower the minimum population required for a city to adopt or amend a home-rule charter to include cities having more that 2,500 inhabitants; and providing for forfeiture of charters of cities whose population declines to 2,500 inhabitants or less.
HR 59 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Creating the Energy Crisis Committee.
63rd 1st Called Session
HB 8 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Last Action: Votes recorded
Caption: Relating to the establishment of temporary speed limits highways.
62nd Regular Session
HB 508 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain county officers in certain counties.
HB 670 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Relating to the subsequent offense of driving while intoxicated.
HB 1598 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Relating to number and terms of office of members of the board of directors of the Hondo Creek Watershed Improvement District.
HB 1600 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Relating to the salaries of deputies, assistants, and clerks of district, county or precinct officers in certain counties.
HB 1601 Author: Newton, Jon P. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the compensation of official shorthand reporters for the 36th and 156th Judicial Districts.
HB 1635 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Relating authorizing the annexation of streets, highways, and alleys by the governing bodies of certain cities.
HB 1806 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Relating to pretrial mental examinations for persons accused of crimes.
HR 31 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Commending the Senior Class of Refugio High School.
HR 207 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Recognizing the Eighth Grade Class of Runge Independent School District.
HR 324 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Commending the history and government students of Pawnee Independent School District.
HR 344 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Commending the Senior Civics Class of Falls City High School.
HR 345 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Commending the Junior Class of Falls City High School.
HR 360 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Naming Catherine Marsha Head a Mascot of the House of Representatives.
HR 368 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Commending the Bee County Home Demonstration Council.
HR 402 Author: Newton, Jon P.
Caption: Commending the Junior and Senior Classes of Skidmore-Tynan Independent School District and their principal and sponsor.