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Legislation authored by Ruben M. Torres

Includes legislation with Ruben M. Torres as the primary author for the 64th through 65th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

65th Regular Session
HB 245 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to determining a school district's average daily attendance for purposes of allocating personnel units under the Foundation School Program.
HB 246 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to allocation of funds under the Foundation School Program for the education of certain alien students.
HB 247 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to admission of children under the age of 18 years to the public schools; providing for determination by the board of trustees respecting residency.
HB 248 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an upper-level educational center of Pan American University to be located in the city of Brownsville, to be known as Pan American University at Brownsville.
HB 249 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the allocation of personnel units under the Foundation School Program to school districts that experience marked increases or decreases in daily student attendance because of the enrollment of children of migrant agricultural farm workers, consolidation of districts, or other reasons.
HB 878 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the establishment of Texas Woman's University Medical School.
HB 974 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the time for appointment of the State Textbook Committee and for adoption of textbooks.
HB 1011 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the membership, qualifications, terms, and duties of the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education.
HB 1107 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to allowing certain vocational teachers credit for prior work experience for the purpose of determining minimum salary increments and retirement service credits.
HB 1212 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain acquisitions of control of state banks.
HB 1667 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to equalization aid for program enrichment of school districts.
HB 1695 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the location of a medical school to be established by The University of Texas System.
HB 2014 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the preparation, publicationa and use of information pertaining to current and projected educational staffing needs.
HR 130 Caption: Congratulating Texas Southmost College baseball team.
65th 1st Called Session
HCR 18 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Don Lee and Tim Green permission to sue the state.
HR 9 Caption: Commending Constantino Zarate.
64th Regular Session
HB 625 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to including all cities, towns, and villages under the provisions of Chapter 63, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, as amended (Article 1269j-4.1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), authorizing the construction of city facilities, issuance of revenue bonds, and impositions of a local hotel occupancy act.
HB 724 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the admission of children to the public schools.
HB 870 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Exempting certain members of governing boards of school districts from the state law prohibiting nepotism.
HB 1052 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to rules concerning the qualifications of persons employed in certain positions classified by the Central Education Agency.
HB 1101 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a medical branch of The University of Texas System to be known as The University of Texas Medical School of the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 1161 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adoption of cities, towns, and villages, of the provisions of Title 28, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended, which relate to cities and towns.
HB 1385 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of ways to strengthen educational programs and effectiveness through improved planning, budgeting, evaluation, and management procedures in school districts, regional education service centers, and the Central Education Agency.
HB 1459 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 1534 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the inspection of certain files concerning proceedings in juvenile court by school officials in certain circumstances.