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Legislation authored by Bruce Reagan

Includes legislation with Bruce Reagan as the primary author for the 34th through 60th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

60th Regular Session
SB 122 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code by changing the qualifications of certain members of the Finance Commission.
SB 192 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code to provide that credit for reserves for unearned premium liability and loss reserves shall be taken by ceding insurers provided that the assuming insurer qualifies by meeting certain standards.
SB 236 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to make contracts for the provision of mental health and mental retardation services.
SB 259 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to annual permits for moving mobile homes, travel trailers, and component parts over Texas highways.
SB 311 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statues so as to permit local recording agent to sign certain notices of renewal of existing insurance policies required to be filed with Industrial Accident Board.
SB 351 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Miscellaneous Corporation Laws Act relating to the authority of certain corporations to borrow money and setting maximum interest rates thereon; prohibiting the plea or defense of usury in certain instances; providing exemptions.
SB 379 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to provide services for widows of Confederate soldiers and sailors in licensed nursing homes.
SB 395 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Employment Commission to sell and convey certain land located in the City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas.
SB 432 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to filing affidavits with the county clerk before a marriage license may be issued.
SB 503 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Coastal Bend Water Authority as a conservation and reclamation district.
SB 507 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the importation, possession, sale, or release of certain fish or fish eggs; providing a penalty.
SB 533 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of Texas College of Arts and Industries at Kingsville, Texas, to Texas A&I University at Kingsville, Texas.
SJR 22 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorizing the Legislature to appropriate to cities and counties a portion of the receipts from the limited sales, excise and use tax.
59th Regular Session
SB 70 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code by including in the assets to be shown on the annual statements of Fire and Marine and Casualty Insurance Companies the value of electronic machines, office equipment, furniture, machines and labor-saving devices; providing for regulations defining such property and its depreciation and specifying that the value of such property shall be an admitted asset.
SB 72 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety-Responsibility Act by providing for the surrender of license and automobile registration where such license and automobile registration have been suspended or where the security deposited has been cancelled or terminated.
SB 75 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to sworn statements to be made to State Comptroller by wholesaler of oleomargarine.
SB 77 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by revising the list of boilers exempt from the Act or from certain Sections thereof.
SB 148 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to mental health; creating the Texas Department of Mental Health and prescribing its organization, powers, duties, and functions.
SB 156 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas College of Arts and Industries to convey certain state-owned land located in Hidalgo and Kleberg Counties and to purchase certain land in Hidalgo County.
SB 157 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to granting to the City of Corpus Christi additional time in which to make improvements on certain submerged and unsubmerged land in the "Cayo Del Oso," with reverter to the state of portions thereof not so improved within the time provided, except portions devoted to channels, canals and waterways.
SB 165 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to designating the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas as the State Agency to cooperate with the Federal Government in the administration of the "Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965."
SB 181 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts providing for supplementary compensation for the District Attorney of the 105th Judicial District of the State of Texas.
SB 200 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to specify how payments may be made on savings accounts in two or more names.
SB 201 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943 to change the qualifications of the savings and loan commissioner and to provide for more than one deputy savings and loan commissioner.
SB 220 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits from the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund in certain cities.
SB 237 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to assenting to the provisions of an act of Congress entitled the Commercial Fisheries Research and Development Act of 1964.
SB 257 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing two alternate methods by which territory adjoining or lying adjacent to any Junior College District may be annexed to such Junior College District for Junior College purposes only.
SB 258 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to making unlawful the use of certain nets and seines for catching fish and shrimp in certain defined waters of the Gulf of Mexico adjacent to Padre, Mustang, St. Joseph and Matagorda Islands in Nueces County; providing penalties.
SB 259 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending Acts of the 57th Legislature to make the provisions thereof applicable and available to any Navigation District heretofore or hereafter organized and operating in the State of Texas.
SB 260 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to the sale or use of preparations containing thallium; repealing certain Acts.
SB 269 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing that liens attaching to oil and gas and mineral property and machinery, buildings, appurtenances thereto used in the operation thereof on behalf of suppliers of materials and services to the owner or operator of such properties attach also to the oil and gas produced therefrom and the proceeds from the sale thereof and to constitute the operator of such property the agent of the owner or owners thereof for the purposes of this Chapter.
SB 403 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for participation in University Interscholastic League athletic contests.
SB 458 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Airport Zoning Act of 1947, to make the provision thereof applicable to any installation related to flight, including installations for tracking and/or data acquisition, making all other provisions of the Act applicable to such installations and operations and regulating the use of property under the provisions of the Airport Zoning Act within a five-mile radius of the airport or installation related to flight.
SB 463 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by clarifying and enumerating persons permitted to bear firearms otherwise prohibited.
SB 494 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to eligibility for membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 495 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing board of Texas College of Arts and Industries to purchase certain farming equipment and lands, crops and horticultural and agricultural products.
SB 552 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to the care, treatment and custody of mentally ill and mentally retarded persons infected with tuberculosis.
SB 567 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for amendment to extend the term of existing oil, gas, and mineral leases covering certain State lands.
SB 568 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to repealing Statutes relating to Rearrangement of School Districts in certain counties (more than 210,000 inhabitants).
SB 573 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to hunting, taking, capturing, shooting, killing, and selling collared peccary or javelina in certain portions of Commissioners Precinct No. 1 in Kleberg County, Texas; providing a penalty.
SJR 43 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services.
SJR 45 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that school taxes theretofore voted in any independent school district or in any junior college district shall not be abrogated, cancelled or invalidated by a change in boundaries nor shall bonds voted, but unissued, at the time of such change, be invalidated by such change; authorizing the levy of taxes after such change without further election in the district as changed.
58th Regular Session
SB 6 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation of Padre Island National Seashore.
SB 15 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to classifying loans and lenders and providing for their regulation; providing for penalties.
SB 33 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to permitting state-owned submerged lands and islands to be leased for recreational purposes.
SB 35 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to providing for the extension of the period between internal inspections of certain stationary and unfired boilers.
SB 40 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of any county bordering on the Gulf of Mexico or the tidewater limits thereof to regulate the speed, parking and travel of motor vehicles on beaches which are open and accessible to the public, and also to prohibit the littering of such beaches; authorizing such commissioners courts to provide penalties for violations of these regulations.
SB 50 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing and providing for a state mentally retarded school.
SB 56 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Port Mansfield Public Utility District".
SB 66 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Penal Code to provide that punishment for a violation upon a first conviction shall be a fine not exceeding Two Hundred Dollars ($200) in the event the check, draft or order is Twenty-five Dollars ($25) or less.
SB 69 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to providing state banks with the authority to guarantee signatures on transfers of securities held in a fiduciary capacity.
SB 70 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to decreasing the city permit fee or street rental charge which may be charged by incorporated cities or towns for the operation of each motor vehicle transporting passengers for hire other than motor vehicles operating under a permit or certificate of the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas, or the Interstate Commerce Commission.
SB 72 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act to provide that any person qualifying as a self-insurer shall not be required to have insurance or furnish security or any other form of assurance by any county or incorporated city or town for the operation of any motor vehicles therein belonging to such person.
SB 157 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the industrial development of Texas; creating the Office of Economic Development.
SB 164 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to clarifying and unifying the allocations made to distributors, wholesalers and retailers of motor fuel for evaporation and other handling losses and for the expense of collecting, accounting for, and reporting the tax levied upon the first sale, distribution, or use of motor fuel.
SB 207 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the State of Texas into Supreme Judicial Districts for the purpose of constituting and organizing Courts of Civil Appeals therein.
SB 252 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943, so as to change the composition of the State Banking Board and broaden its powers.
SB 259 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Texas College of Arts and Industries to acquire land in Hidalgo County; pledging future revenue of land acquired and bookstore revenue to secure a lien on land acquired.
SB 298 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943, by adding a provision that banks shall not be required to disclose the amount deposited by any depositor to third parties except where the depositor or the bank is made a proper or necessary party in a court of competent jurisdiction, or in response to a subpoena issued by a legislative investigating committee, or in response to a request for examination of records by the Attorney General.
SB 416 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of any county to refund outstanding causeway revenue bonds with bonds or proceeds of bonds issued by any said Commissioners Court and to levy and collect an ad valorem tax to pay the interest on and principal of such refunding bonds.
SB 417 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas to redefine the term "net assets" by including certain equipment, furniture, and labor-saving machines and devices as part of the "net assets" of a life insurance company.
57th Regular Session
SB 9 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain junior college districts to offer classes to candidates for baccalaureate degrees in certain fields during their junior and senior years, and to award degrees in such fields; providing that funds heretofore or hereafter appropriated by the Legislature of this state shall not be used to defray the costs of conducting such classes.
SB 42 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute authorizing any Junior College District which was originally created with the same boundaries as an Independent School District, the boundaries of which Independent School District have been subsequently extended and enlarged, to annex such territory added to such Independent School District by such extension and enlargement to such Junior College District for Junior College purposes only.
SB 71 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to the management, control and use of the surface estate in certain state-owned submerged lands and islands so as to insure the conservation of the marine resources of the state and the development of a submerged lands and islands management program dedicated to the preservation and utilization of such natural resources of the state in the public interest.
SB 157 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to false advertising of insurers not authorized to transact business in this state.
SB 179 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to limiting the admissibility as evidence of the books, files and records of banks and building and loan or savings and loan associations and the accounts of depositors or shareholders.
SB 194 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing a special education program for pre-school children who are severely orthopedically handicapped; providing for instructional units; requiring the Texas Education Agency to develop the program and establish certification standards for teachers in such programs; providing for financing.
SB 206 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to clarif and unify the allocations made to distributors, wholesalers and retailers of motor fuel for evaporation and other handling losses and for the expense of collecting, accounting for, and reporting the tax levied upon the first sale, distribution, or use of motor fuel.
SB 272 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for certain stationary boilers an extended Certificate of Operation for a period not exceeding twelve (12) months.
SB 310 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to providing special salary increments to teachers based upon meritorious service, such increments to be awarded through a teacher merit pay program developed by local boards of education in compliance with standards, rules, and regulations to be established by the State Board of Education.
SB 318 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code providing for more effective merger and consolidation of two (2) or more insurance companies engaged in the same line of business; regulating the manner, procedure, and method of such merger or consolidation.
SB 408 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to validating Nueces County Water Control and Improvement District Number 4.
SB 416 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to making a specific appropriation out of the State Highway Fund in the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to pay a judgment obtained by B.F. Clark against the State of Texas authorizing B.F. Clark to sue the State of Texas for the recovery of damages resulting from the north approach to the high level bridge across the Corpus Christi Ship Channel being constructed and maintained upon a dedicated public park opposite to the Grande Courts then owned by B.F. Clark.
SB 419 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code to provide for the handling of unclaimed dividends, return assessments and other funds.
SB 450 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the ownership of land in Texas by corporations.
SJR 19 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to permit the Legislature to delegate certain zoning powers to the governing body of any county bordering on the Gulf of Mexico or the tidewater limits thereof.
57th 1st Called Session
SB 5 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to teachers' and administrators' salaries; relating to the financing of the Foundation School Program.
SB 11 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation of a National Seashore Area on part of Padre Island and the surrounding submerged lands.
57th 3rd Called Session
SB 3 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations of Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000) to the State Highway Department for tourist advertising, Seventy-five Thousand Dollars ($75,000) to the Board of Control for repairing the San Jacinto Monument, appropriating the unappropriated balance in the Mineral Lease Fund to the Department of Corrections for emergency purpose only, providing for increased salaries of certain state officers, to be paid from funds already appropriated, and appropriating Seventy-nine Thousand Six Hundred Dollars ($79,600) to the Game and Fish Commission for replacing the laboratory building at Seabrook; broadening the purposes for which prior appropriating to the Board of Medical Examiners may be expended authorizing the establishment, and setting of salaries, of two (2) additional positions required in administering the investment program of the Texas Central Education Agency and other expenses of state government.
SB 20 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes and enacting the Texas Consumer Finance Act to define and regulate the business of lending money in amounts of fifteen hundred dollars ($1,500) or less; to authorize the licensing and regulation of persons engaged in such business; providing penalties.
SB 62 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the State Highway Department out of the General Revenue Fund for the purpose of publicizing and advertising tourist attractions in Texas.
SB 90 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to permit State-owned submerged lands and islands to be leased for recreational purposes.
56th Regular Session
SB 15 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations in Nueces County.
SB 21 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize the construction of causeways, bridges and tunnels in any county bordering on the Gulf of Mexico which has a population of twenty thousand (20,000) or more.
SB 78 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to making the information reflected by the books, files and records of banks and building and loan or savings and loan associations concerning accounts of depositors or shareholders confidential and prohibiting officers, directors, agents or employees of a bank or such an association from divulging such information except under certain circumstances.
SB 89 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing any school district to change it's name, under certain conditions.
SB 96 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relative to independent school districts.
SB 152 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the advertising of the historical, natural, agricultural, industrial, educational, recreational, and other resources of Texas; providing for the creation of the Texas Development Board and prescribing the powers and duties thereof.
SB 165 Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to improve the facilities of the Institute of Marine Science, Port Aransas, Texas, by constructing and equipping a Research Building and by acquiring by gift, purchase, or otherwise any or all of certain property at Port Aransas, Texas, for the purpose of dredging and maintaining dock facilities for university-owned boats.
SB 262 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing judges having divorce jurisdiction to support and sponsor a board of marriage counselors, setting forth the purposes for organizing such board to wit: marriage counseling, premarital counseling and dissemination of vital domestic information to the public.
SB 281 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to designating the terms of office of Drainage Commissioners of Nueces County Drainage District No. 2.
SB 326 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioner of the General Land Office, acting for and on behalf of the State of Texas, to execute grants of easements in, on, and across all unsold Public Free School Land, and in, on, and across all islands, salt water lakes, bays, inlets, marshes and reefs owned by the state within the tidewater limits, and in, on, across that portion of the Gulf of Mexico within the jurisdiction of Texas, to Nueces County Water Control and Improvement District Number 4, as may be necessary and convenient to carry out certain purposes.
SB 327 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to the management, control, use, and disposition of the surface estate in certain state-owned submerged lands and islands located within tidewater limits and that portion of the Gulf of Mexico within the jurisdiction of the State of Texas.
56th 1st Called Session
SB 10 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing an emergency appropriation for the Texas Industrial Commission to permit continuation of expenditures from the Texas Industrial Commission Special Fund for the remainder of the present fiscal year beginning May 30, 1959, and ending August 31, 1959.
56th 3rd Called Session
SB 22 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relative to validation of certain cities and towns to include those not involved in litigation in towns of less than five thousand (5,000) inhabitants.
55th Regular Session
SB 62 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain junior college districts to offer classes to candidates for baccalaureate degrees during their junior and senior years, and to award such degrees.
SB 63 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale, offering or exposing for sale of fireworks; providing penalties.
SB 64 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession of certain devices for catching fish or shrimp under specified circumstances in Willacy County Navigation District.
SB 65 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to providing for the subdivision of consolidated independent school districts into separate divisions for the election of school trustees.
SB 111 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to providing for the transfer of title to certain lands to the State Highway Commission consisting of a tract or parcel across Cayo del Oso in Nueces County, lying under, along and adjacent to the causeway and its approaches on State Highway No. 358.
SB 341 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to granting to the City of Corpus Christi, Texas, certain land submerged and unsubmerged lying within an area known as Tract C as shown on a map entitled Sheet No. 1, Laguna Madre, Subdivision for Mineral Development, dated November 1, 1948, and revised September 1, 1951, by addition of "Cayo Del Oso" subdivision, prepared by the General Land Office of the State of Texas.
SB 342 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to use or employ doors or boards to spread or open a shrimp trawl in the inland salt waters of Nueces County during the closed season, of a greater size and dimension than twenty-four by thirty-six inches, or a total of eight hundred and sixty-four square inches; providing a penalty.
SB 377 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to granting to the Willacy County Navigation District the power and authority to lease land; to sell land to governmental agencies.
SB 398 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to providing that all property transferred by the State of Texas to the City of Corpus Christi may be leased by the governing body of the City of Corpus Christi for such time and under such terms and conditions and for such purposes as determined by the governing body of the City of Corpus Christi to be to the best interest of the city.
SB 408 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal of a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by Southern Community Gas Company.
SB 445 Author: Reagan, Bruce A.
Caption: Relating to providing for the transfer of title to certain lands to the State Highway Commission consisting of a tract or parcel lying along and parallel to Harbor Island and adjacent to Corpus Christi Bay, now owned by the State of Texas, containing 380.2 acres, more or less, of islands, submerged land, and tidewater flats situated under the waters of Corpus Christi Bay, about Latitude 97° 05' North and Longitude 27° 52' West, as taken from U.S.C. & G. S. Chart No. 523, necessary for the building of State Highway No. 361.