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Legislation authored by John Cook

Includes legislation with John Cook as the primary author for the 72nd through 74th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

74th Regular Session
HB 69 Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to a period of quiet reflection in public schools.
HB 70 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to nomination procedures for designation of certain buildings or sites as state archeological landmarks.
HB 71 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the notification of the entity having charge and control of public property that the property has been nominated for designation as a state archeological landmark.
HB 185 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to solicitation of recommendations and proposals from the public by the State Council on Competitive Government regarding the privatization of state services.
HB 227 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waste tire recycling fund.
HB 267 Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requiring as a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision that certain prisoners obtain general equivalency diplomas.
HB 268 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to school district grievance procedures and to appeal of district and Central Education Agency decisions.
HB 269 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the redundant reporting of information within the criminal justice information system.
HB 353 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to characterizing manufactured housing as personal property or real property.
HB 1058 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the creation of limited liability health maintenance organizations and limiting the liability of health care providers and physicians providing services through a limited liability health maintenance organization.
HB 1207 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the authority of a hospital district to contract with the Texas Department of Health for the provision of certain health care services.
HB 1208 Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the economic development of tourism through the limitation of liability of passenger excursion trains.
HB 1250 Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to training for members of the governing boards of public institutions of higher education.
HB 1737 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney for the 259th Judicial District.
HB 2039 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to plugging notices of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 2622 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain consumer credit practices; providing that certain violations are actionable.
HB 2924 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to amendments to the Texas Property Code.
HB 2925 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the sale or transfer of Water Supply or Sewer Service Corporation stock, membership, or other right of participation of the person or entity to whom the membership is transferred.
HB 3218 Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Recreational Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of a game sanctuary along the Brazos River in Palo Pinto and Parker counties; providing a penalty.
HB 3219 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dental laboratories.
HJR 16 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices.
HJR 30 Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioner of the General Land Office to issue mineral patents for certain university fund land held in good faith under color of title for at least 50 years.
73rd Regular Session
HB 603 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective with '93-'94 school year
Caption: Relating to the admission of foreign exchange students to the public free schools.
HB 679 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to implement conservation and distribution plans for alternative fuels.
HB 899 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation, re-creation, administration, powers and duties, validation, and dissolution of rural rail transportation districts.
HB 1107 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the designation of a resident agent for acceptance of service of process in guardianship proceedings as qualification for the appointment of nonresident persons as guardians of resident wards.
HB 1108 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to appointment of a bailiff for the 355th District Court.
HB 2018 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the voluntary designation of homestead.
HB 2019 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the organization and administration of certain courts in this state and to the election of judges of those courts.
HB 2705 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/94
Caption: Relating to the salvage and disposition of oil and gas well-site or other facility equipment of hydrocarbons on plugging or cleanup by the state and to the oil-field cleanup fund.
HCR 97 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Granting Eagle Construction and Environmental Services, Inc., and Joe Walraven permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Transportation.
HJR 91 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioner of the General Land Office to issue mineral patents for certain university fund land held in good faith under color of title for at least 50 years.
HJR 92 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of district judges by place.
HMM 10 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Deputy Sheriff Larry John Miller.
HR 316 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring the community of Baird to be the Antique Capital of West Texas.
HR 473 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Deputy Larry John Miller.
HR 872 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 421.
72nd Regular Session
HB 1104 Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the creation by cities of industrial development corporations.
HB 1150 Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the use of funds of certain industrial development corporations for solid waste disposal and recycling projects.
HB 2006 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the plugging of oil wells; providing a criminal penalty.
HCR 191 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Directing the Texas Education Agency and local school officials to count in daily school attendance any student excused from school for the purpose of engaging in 4-H activities under the direct supervision of a county extension agent of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service.
HR 298 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 4, 1991, as Hood County Day.
HR 604 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the seventh and eighth grade history classes of Granbury Middle School for their willingness to learn more about representative government in Texas.
HR 828 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Granbury Middle School Alpha program students, teachers, and sponsor for their exemplary dedication to the pursuit of academic excellence.
72nd 1st Called Session
HR 148 Author: Cook, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Millie Hughes-Fulford on the occasion of her historic flight aboard the NASA Spacelab Life Sciences 1 mission.