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Legislation authored by Jack Strong

Includes legislation with Jack Strong as the primary author for the 34th through 61st 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.

61st Regular Session
SB 67 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to the apportionment and number of trustees of certain junior college districts.
SB 123 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to providing for valuation of property for taxing purposes for all taxing authorities by the county tax assessor-collector; providing for a common board of equalization composed of all assessors in the county by amending certain Statutes.
SB 157 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes so as to establish a minimum salary for school bus drivers; providing additional funds required.
SB 300 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to the apportionment and number of trustees of certain junior college districts.
SB 301 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to provide for appointment of a guardian ad litem to represent the interests of minors and incompetents in contested child custody causes; providing for a waiting period before trial can be held; providing for payment of expenses.
SB 503 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to and regulating relationships, direct and indirect, of officers, directors, associated corporations and shareholders of insurance companies; prohibiting an insurance company from acquiring certain interests in connection with loans; providing exemptions; requiring disclosure; providing method of enforcement; amending the Texas Insurance Code.
SB 513 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to use of a jury wheel in certain counties.
SB 572 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Youth Council to employ additional juvenile parole officers.
SB 587 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to providing for compensation for loss of earnings and diminished capacity to work proximately resulting from erroneous imprisonment; creating a survival of action for heirs and representatives of deceased.
SB 588 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to requiring the use of a standard formula for the establishment of reserves on all the different types of insurance companies writing life, accident, health and burial insurance in Texas; amending the Texas Insurance Code.
SB 615 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to prescribing minimum requirements for one- and two-family dwellings as to sanitation, ventilation, occupancy of space, structure and equipment, safety and health; prohibiting substandard conditions; providing penalties.
SB 616 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to adopting a code for the construction, alteration, repair, and removal of buildings designed for occupancy by three or more families in unincorporated areas of the state; providing sanctions.
SB 769 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to removal of Gregg County from the 71st Judicial District; making necessary transitional provisions; providing for the creation of the 232nd District Court; providing for an effective date.
SB 781 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the practice of optometry and ophthalmic dispensing and related activities; regulating optometrists, dispensing opticians and the sale and advertising of optical products; creating the Texas Optometry Board and prescribing its membership, organization, powers, duties, and functions; abolishing the Texas State Board of Examiners in Optometry, etc.
SB 814 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Spring Hill Utility District, comprising the territory and property described herein.
SB 822 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of school district trustees in counties of not less than sixteen thousand eight hundred seventy (16,870) nor more than sixteen thousand nine hundred (16,900) according to the last preceding Federal Census; providing for suit for removal of unqualified trustees.
SB 852 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to voter registration and absentee voting by members of the armed forces and other categories of voters covered by the Federal Voting Assistance Act of 1955, as amended, and to voting by persons who return to the county of residence after applying for an absentee ballot by mail; enumerating the categories of persons entitled to vote by use of the official federal post card application for absentee ballot and prescribing procedures for absentee voting, including registration therefor, by persons using the federal post card application form; relating to voting upon return to the county of residence after applying for an absentee ballot by mail; enlarging the period for mailing absentee ballots to voters outside the United States; relating to registration by voters who are within the categories of persons covered by the Federal Voting Assistance Act of 1955, as amended, at the time of applying for registration or who were within those categories at any time during a specified period prior thereto.
SB 853 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to proof of rendition of property for taxation by voters in elections for issuing bonds, lending credit, expending money, or assuming debt; to delete an obsolete provision relating to a list of owners of taxable property to be prepared by the tax collector; relating to the affidavit required of voters in such elections, to authorize use of a form for multiple signatures of voters and to make provisions regarding the affidavit in absentee voting.
SJR 12 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to remove the requirement that the county commissioners court be the tax valuation equalization board for the county.
60th Regular Session
SB 38 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by adding territory to the Middle Sabine River Navigation District; appointing and providing residence requirements of the Board of Directors of such District.
SB 39 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the creation of Boards of Trustees for certain Junior College Districts so as to change the term of office of trustees elected for said Junior College Districts; providing a severability clause.
SB 40 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the minimum and maximum salary to be paid to the official shorthand reporter for the 124th Judicial District.
SB 179 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to planning; designating the Governor the Chief Planning Officer of the State; providing Interagency Planning Councils; establishing a Division of Planning Coordination.
SB 238 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act so as to give the holder of a Brewer's Permit the right to import malt liquors; providing that the holder of a Nonresident Seller's Permit may have an interest in a Brewer's Permit; giving to the holder of a Manufacturer's License or a Brewer's Permit the right to import beer, ale, and malt liquor into Texas.
SB 297 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide a limited State supported salary aid program and fund for the adjustment of salaries locally of professional personnel allocated under provisions of the Foundation School Program Act and employed by public school districts.
SB 298 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to overtime pay for state employees compensated on an hourly basis.
SB 401 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Information Network Association.
SB 402 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to allow the County Judge of certain counties to appoint a County Industrial Commission.
SB 403 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to county commissioners in certain counties issuing time warrants to pay for repairing, remodeling, and expanding community center facilities outside the county seat.
SB 404 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating amending certain statute relating to interchangeable juries.
SB 573 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to the salary of the assistants to the county superintendent in certain counties.
SB 595 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission with respect to hunting deer in Panola County.
SB 626 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to the selection of the Boards of Directors of the Cypress Valley Navigation District and the Middle Sabine River Navigation District.
59th Regular Session
SB 69 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending Chapter 3 of the Insurance Code by providing that directors of life, health, or accident insurance companies need not be stockholders unless so required by the articles of incorporation or bylaws.
SB 76 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of the State of Texas by providing that the annual meeting of stockholders of insurance companies governed by Chapter 2 of the Insurance Code of the State of Texas be held on or before April 30 of each year, and by providing that neither directors nor officers need be stockholders unless the articles of incorporation or the bylaws so require.
SB 124 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to education, providing a ten-year plan for increases in the minimum salaries to be paid teachers in the public schools; providing for support of the cost of financing the Foundation School Program by local school districts; establishing a program of State aid for supplemental salary payments to classroom teachers.
SB 194 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising the territory contained within the Counties of Gregg, Rusk, Harrison and Panola, to be known as the "Sabine River Navigation District".
SB 202 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code by providing that the first annual meeting of all of the policyholders of each mutual life insurance company insuring the lives of individuals on the mutual level premium, legal reserve plan, be changed from the second Tuesday in March after it shall have received a certificate of authority to transact the business of life insurance and annually thereafter, to the fourth Tuesday in April after it shall have received a certificate of authority to transact the business of life insurance, and annually thereafter, or to such other day prior to April 30 of each year after the first year as the bylaws of the company may prescribe.
SB 375 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending the Interagency Cooperation Act to authorize State academic colleges and universities to enter into cooperative agreements with one another without the prior approval of the Board of Control.
SB 439 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by exempting individuals teaching in Texas Public Schools from paying tuition charges while attending summer sessions at any fully state-supported institution of higher learning.
SB 440 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to reapportioning the Senate of the State of Texas.
SB 441 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the presumption that certain oil is unlawful oil; providing for the rebuttal of such presumption.
SB 442 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to Oil and Gas, relating to penalties for certain false applications, reports, or other documents filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas under Title 102.
SB 557 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to permitting the Commissioners Courts of certain counties to use hospital operating funds for making permanent improvements to county hospitals and for paying hospital bonds.
SB 558 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Acts relating to hunting and fishing on Murvaul Lake in Panola County.
SJR 47 Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide four-year terms of office for State Representatives.
58th Regular Session
SB 216 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to the rights of beneficiaries of pension, retirement, death benefit, stock bonus and profit-sharing plans, systems or trusts, and of beneficiaries of annuities and supplemental insurance contracts.
SB 295 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to declaring noxious certain aquatic plants in that portion of Caddo Lake situated in Harrison and Marion Counties; authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to execute exclusive contracts for removal of noxious aquatic plants.
SB 310 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to the abolishing of the office of county superintendent in all counties of this state having a population of not less than sixteen thousand, eight hundred and twenty (16,820) and not more than sixteen thousand, nine hundred and twenty (16,920) according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 359 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to enacting the Texas Professional Corporation Act; providing an effective date.
SB 382 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to concerning the payment of aid and compensation to persons who have paid fines, been held in custody in any jail in the state for not less than six months under an accusation by indictment or otherwise for a crime, or served sentences for crimes, of which they are not guilty.
SB 446 Author: Strong, Jack B.
Caption: Relating to providing that motor vehicles of certain organizations shall be required to register such vehicles but shall not be required to pay registration fees but shall pay a fee of Five Dollars ($5).