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Legislation authored by Henry Sanchez

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

63rd Regular Session
HB 278 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of Pan American University at Brownsville.
HB 279 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: To provide for standard time in this state and to exempt this state from the provisions of federal law relating to uniform advancement of time.
HB 280 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Authorizing individual persons to import distilled spirits in containers of not less than two ounces each.
HB 379 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of navigation districts to issue bonds secured by taxes, bond secured by revenues and bonds secured by combination of taxes and revenues.
HB 536 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Defining the term "Issuer" to mean and include the State of Texas or any department, agency or instrumentality of the State or any county, municipal cooperation, taxing district or other political body, board, district or subdivision of the State having power to borrow money and issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness, and which has the power to issue refunding of bonds in lieu of outstanding obligations of the issuer; authorizing the governing body of any issuer to refund any interest bearing obligations and/or interest coupons appertaining thereto, issued by or on behalf of said issuer, by the issuance of refunding bonds; providing for the manner in which said refunding bonds may be issued and delivered, and for certain restrictions in connection therewith; providing for the approval of said refunding bonds by the Attorney General and their registration by the Comptroller of Public Accounts; providing for the sale of said refunding bonds for cash to provide the money required to pay, retire, or redeem, at or prior to maturity, the obligations being refunded; providing in connection with the sale of refunding bonds for the deposit of money or certain obligations of the United States of American with the State Treasurer of the State of Texas in an amount sufficient to provide for the payment, retirement, or redemptions of the obligations being refunded, and requiring the State Treasurer to use said deposits and the proceeds therefrom for such payment retirement, or redemption; providing that all such deposits, and the proceeds therefrom, shall be kept and held separate and apart in escrow, and in trust, charged with a first lien in favor of the holders of the obligations to be paid therefrom, and protecting said deposits, and the proceeds therefrom, by the State Treasurer's official bonds; providing in the alternative for making appropriate arrangements with the place of payment for such deposits and the payment, retirement, or redemption of the obligations being refunded; providing that, at the option of the Issuer, such obligations being refunded shall be discharged, and shall not be regarded as being outstanding, when the required deposits have been made hereunder, or, that the refunding bonds may be made subordinate to the obligations being refunded; providing that this Act shall be cumulative of all other laws on the subject, but shall prevail and control in the case of conflict with any other law; prescribing a severability provision.
HB 544 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the creation of the University of South Texas System.
HB 752 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the purchase, possession, and consumption of alcoholic beverages by certain members of the armed forces of the United States.
HB 755 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Abolishing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, and transferring the powers and duties of the board to the State Board of Education.
HB 953 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to providing an exemption from the state excise, sales, and use tax for tangible personal property manufactured in Mexico.
HB 1274 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating the Texas Housing Finance Corporation; providing for its organization; defining the powers and duties of the corporation establishing a Housing Development Fund and authorizing the issuance of fund notes; authorizing State agencies to contract with the corporation; authorizing and regulating the issuance of notes and bonds by the corporation to assist in the financing of housing for low and moderate income families; providing for preservation of rights and bondholders by State pledge; providing for exemption from taxation; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1477 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the Board of Regents of Pan American University to purchase certain property from the City of Brownsville.
HB 1551 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to statewide equalization of valuation and assessment of property for tax purposes; amending the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended, by adding Article 7224a; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1730 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution, known as "San Simon Municipal Utility District of Cameron County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate; finding the field notes and boundaries form a closure, and related matters; finding benefit to all property within the district; 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 this Act, and adopting same by reference; naming the first directors of the district; providing for qualifications of directors and the 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.
HJR 39 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution giving the legislature the power to provide for the use and regulation of slot machines.
62nd Regular Session
HB 243 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to providing for impounding by the Department of Public Safety of the motor vehicles operated by persons not domiciled within the United States in certain instances following certain accidents.
HB 244 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to persons not required to obtain a license to fish.
HB 245 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to providing for the maximum compensation of the mayor of certain towns or cities.
HB 506 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to providing for standard time in this state and to exempting this state from the provisions of federal law relating to uniform advancement of time.
HB 631 Author: Sanchez, Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the importation into this state of not more than 10 containers of distilled spirits containing not more than two ounces each for use and consumption and not for resale.
HB 942 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to providing for the weighing of prepared foods by establishments that serve prepared foods by weight; providing for penalties.
HB 1018 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to prices charged by natural gas pipeline companies.
HB 1248 Author: Sanchez, Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the places for the holding of meetings of the Good Neighbor Commission and to the financing and functions of the Commission.
HB 1273 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to amending Texas Insurance Code, relating to revocation of certificates of authority to transact business held by alien insurance companies.
HB 1496 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to deleting exemptions of certain persons not required to purchase hunting licenses.
HB 1497 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to restrictions on government approval of projects requiring the taking of park, recreational area, scientific area, wildlife refuge or historic site.
HB 1498 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a person to kill, wound, or hunt wild animals, birds, or fowl in state parks and historic sites under the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing penalties.
HB 1819 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to material misrepresentation in connection with repair work done on motor vehicles; providing penalties.
HJR 51 Author: Sanchez, Henry | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment authorizing the Legislature to create a district of Travis.
HR 227 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Creating a Special Interim Committee to be known as the Texas-Mexico-Central America Friendship Committee, to study and promote good relations between Texas and our neighbors to the South.
HR 289 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Honoring little Gus Hurley Mutscher by adding honorary Mexican lineage to his ancestry.
HR 504 Author: Sanchez, Henry | et. al.
Caption: Instructing Dr. George J. Beto and the Texas Department of Corrections to study the feasibility of conjugal visits for inmates of state prisons.
HR 540 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Requesting the Texas Legislative Council to make a study of jail conditions in Texas.
62nd 1st Called Session
HB 13 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Housing Finance Corporation.
HR 17 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Directing a study concerning conjugal visits for inmates of the state prison.
61st Regular Session
HB 330 Author: Sanchez, Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to and fixing the maximum salaries of the Official Shorthand Reporters for the 103rd, 107th, and 138th Judicial Districts of Texas.
HB 562 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to the creation of a district court in Cameron and Willacy counties.
HB 703 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to authorizing navigation districts to acquire land, charge for the use thereof, and pledge the income therefrom to the payment of obligations, and to issue additional bonds under certain conditions.
HB 704 Author: Sanchez, Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relating to revocation of certificates of authority to transact business held by alien insurance companies.
HB 847 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Amigoland Utility District" of Cameron County, Texas.
HB 1274 Author: Sanchez, Henry
Caption: Relating to the election of trustees of independent school districts in certain counties.
61st 1st Called Session
HB 71 Author: Sanchez, Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to suspension or revocation of certificates of authority to transact business held by certain alien insurance companies.
61st 2nd Called Session
HB 79 Author: Sanchez, Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relative to suspension or revocation of certificates of authority to transact business held by certain alien insurance companies.