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Legislation authored by John Culberson

Includes legislation with John Culberson as the primary author for the 70th through 76th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

76th Regular Session
HB 39 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to certain professional fees and taxes.
HB 374 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the deferral or abatement of a suit to collect delinquent taxes on the homestead of an elderly person.
HB 1015 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain professional fees and taxes.
HB 1803 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information of persons who apply to work or who work at schools or in certain school-related settings.
HB 2342 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain prevailing wage requirements regarding payment for services under certain contracts.
HB 2343 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certification to teach at an elementary grade level in public schools.
HB 2344 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the transfer of funds to optional retirement programs for certain employees of public schools.
HB 2345 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the form of certain ballot propositions.
HB 2346 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to periods of limitation for a felony involving leaving the scene of an accident.
HB 2982 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures for determining if legislation relating to public education subjects the state or a local entity to federal control.
HB 2983 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to assessment instruments used to measure performance in primary and secondary schools.
HB 2988 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disqualification of a school's extracurricular team based on an ineligible team member's participation in an extracurricular activity.
HB 2989 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the suspension of driver's licenses issued to certain public school students.
HB 2993 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of prejudgment interest in certain civil cases.
HB 2994 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority to appeal the denial of a motion for summary judgment in certain cases.
HB 2995 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to crossing an intersection in a vehicle.
HB 2996 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to use of certain devices to prevent operation of improperly parked vehicles.
HB 2997 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the recognition of certain symbols of the State of Texas and to the designation of State and Texas Anniversary Remembrance Day.
HB 3395 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state policy in public education and the effect of federal law on that state policy.
HB 3396 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to parental rights concerning students in public schools.
HB 3397 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the application of the sales and use tax to certain services.
HCR 130 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Designating the Texas Navy, Inc., as the voluntary association of the "Admirals in the Texas Navy."
HJR 10 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools.
HJR 12 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills.
HR 373 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of police sergeant Kent Dean Kincaid.
HR 796 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the James E. Taylor High School academic decathlon team.
HR 1242 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 2997.
75th Regular Session
HB 547 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of certain inmates serving sentences for violent offenses.
HB 548 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and the administration of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 549 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to requests for issuance of arrest warrants for inmates who fail to report to parole officers as required by the terms of the inmates' release on parole or to mandatory supervision.
HB 550 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment of certain defendants convicted of attempted murder.
HB 551 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to notice of the intended use of an alibi defense in a criminal case.
HB 552 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to compulsory school attendance and the suspension of driver's licenses issued to certain public school students.
HB 553 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
Caption: Relating to funding of educational services provided by certain juvenile justice programs.
HB 554 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of exemplary damages to the permanent school fund.
HB 555 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
Caption: Relating to the composition of the permanent school fund and the financing of the Foundation School Program.
HB 556 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to discovery of evidence of the net worth of a defendant.
HB 557 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain wage requirements regarding payment for services under certain public contracts.
HB 558 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to requiring public notice before certain actions relating to a criminal detention facility can be taken.
HB 559 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
Caption: Relating to dogs causing serious bodily injury to a person.
HB 1696 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to restricting the performance of certain civil duties or privileges to citizens of the United States.
HB 2258 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the imposition of taxes or fees in certain water districts.
HB 3357 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
Caption: Relating to state financing of public school facilities.
HB 3358 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the duty of a parolee or a person released to mandatory supervision to make a disclosure to certain persons and to the liability of certain persons if the disclosure is not made.
HB 3359 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of civil claims against certain professionals in a summary judgment proceeding.
HB 3360 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the adoption of certain policies by the board of trustees or superintendent of a school district.
HB 3361 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
Caption: Relating to a special allotment for certain fast growth school districts.
HB 3362 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of intoxication manslaughter.
HB 3363 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to the ability of a convicted criminal to recover damages for injuries arising from the commission of the offense.
HB 3393 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of unserved property from certain water conservation and reclamation districts.
HJR 10 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools.
HJR 51 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills.
HJR 52 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the senate to approve the settlement of certain suits in which the state is a party.
HJR 53 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the permanent and available school funds.
HR 868 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the National Academic Decathlon Champion team from Katy Taylor High School.
74th Regular Session
HB 692 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the ability to recover damages for injuries to a convicted criminal arising from the commission of the offense.
HB 693 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to requests for issuance of arrest warrants for inmates who fail to report to parole officers as required by the terms of the inmates' release on parole or to mandatory supervision.
HB 694 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to access to certain personal information by an inmate of a prison or jail or an offender who is released on parole, community supervision, or mandatory supervision.
HB 695 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the availability of release to mandatory supervision to an inmate confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 696 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a waiver from statutes and rules for a school district or campus regarding textbook selection.
HB 697 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to textbooks used in the public schools.
HB 698 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the permanent school fund and the financing of the foundation school program.
HB 699 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain military veterans and other persons with military-related service and survivors of certain military veterans to an exemption from tuition, fees, and charges at a public institution of higher education.
HB 700 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the designation of expert witnesses by the claimant in a professional malpractice claim.
HB 701 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to limiting to 10 the number of paid holidays that may be taken by a state employee during a fiscal year.
HB 702 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain wage requirements regarding payment for services under certain public contracts.
HB 714 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting a school district from the obligation to comply with certain unfunded state educational mandates.
HB 992 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the delay of the employer trip reduction program.
HB 1021 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creating an affirmative defense to certain damage claims for a landlord and the landlord's agent who comply with certain security and safety requirements.
HB 1022 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the duty of a parolee or a person released to mandatory supervision to make a disclosure to certain persons and to the liability of certain persons if the disclosure is not made.
HB 2715 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program and the employer trip reduction program.
HB 2716 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board over certain public junior college programs.
HB 2717 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for defendants convicted of violent crimes and the conditions under which convicted felons live and work while confined.
HB 2718 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the right to appeal certain decisions by the juvenile court.
HB 2719 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the procedure for taking the deposition of a witness under the age of 18 in a juvenile court proceeding.
HB 2720 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compulsory school attendance and the suspension of driver's licenses issued to certain public school students.
HCR 73 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Authorizing the legislature to intervene in the "Ruiz" prison case or any other Texas jail cases and to employ its own counsel for that action.
HCR 76 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Authorizing the legislature to intervene in the Ruiz prison case and other cases involving the state correctional system and to employ legal counsel for that purpose.
HCR 104 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Honorable Debra Danburg for her leadership in the Capitol Restoration project.
HJR 10 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools.
HJR 51 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the senate to approve the settlement of certain suits in which the state is a party.
HJR 52 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the rights of the state and the defendant in a criminal case.
HJR 53 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the permanent and available school funds.
HJR 54 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment releasing a school district from the obligation to comply with an unfunded state educational mandate.
HJR 55 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills.
HR 739 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Captain Jerry R. Foster.
73rd Regular Session
HB 524 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the composition of the permanent school fund and the financing of the foundation school program.
HB 525 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the distribution of exemplary damages to the permanent school fund.
HB 526 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the office of inspector general for education.
HB 527 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the use of property and proceeds derived from criminal asset forfeiture to alleviate overcrowding in county jails.
HB 528 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to access to certain personal information by an inmate of a prison or jail or an offender who is released on parole, probation, or mandatory supervision.
HB 529 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to proof of a health care liability claim.
HB 530 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of expert witnesses by the claimant in a professional malpractice claim.
HB 531 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil actions.
HB 532 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the validity of certain contracts entered into by an injured tort victim or a representative of an injured tort victim.
HB 533 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the limit on exemplary damages recoverable in certain types of lawsuits.
HB 534 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to venue for an action against certain foreign companies.
HB 774 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the ability to recover damages for injuries to a convicted criminal arising from the commission of the offense.
HB 817 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the removal of unauthorized vehicles from parking facilities.
HB 883 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to inventory and inventory records of an automobile salvage dealer.
HB 884 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the liability of a physician for certain health care liability claims.
HB 885 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a managing conservator's or possessory conservator's possession of and access to a child on the filing of a petition alleging sexual abuse; providing a penalty.
HB 886 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to associate judges appointed by the judges of the district courts in Harris County that give preference to criminal cases.
HB 1393 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of the unauthorized use of a vehicle.
HB 1615 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the school district ad valorem tax rollback rate.
HB 1616 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the automobile emissions testing devices.
HB 1617 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a waiver from statutes and rules for a school district or campus regarding textbook selection.
HB 2350 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to requiring inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to earn certain privileges through discipline or rehabilitative efforts.
HB 2351 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the publication of the names and photographs of certain persons who fail to report to a parole officer or supervisor in violation of a condition of the person's release from prison.
HB 2352 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the use of boot camp programs in intermediate sanction facilities for probation violators.
HB 2353 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to security measures concerning certain inmates released from prison on parole, mandatory supervision, or conditional pardon and residing in certain halfway houses and to the distribution of gate money to inmates on release from prison.
HB 2354 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the maximum capacity of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the use of certain forms of temporary housing by the institutional division.
HB 2355 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the attachment and enforcement of certain liens on certain motor vehicles.
HB 2356 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the practice of certain attorneys ad litem.
HB 2357 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to expert witnesses in certain professional malpractice suits.
HB 2358 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to videotaping of family law cases and proceedings by a county.
HB 2359 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to voluntary payments by taxpayers for the purpose of funding local school districts.
HB 2360 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to penalties to defray costs of collection of delinquent property taxes.
HB 2668 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to parental access to certain assessment instruments administered by a school district.
HB 2669 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to requests for issuance of arrest warrants for inmates who fail to report to parole officers as required by the terms of the inmates' release on parole or to mandatory supervision.
HB 2670 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the maximum capacity of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the use of certain forms of temporary housing by the institutional division.
HB 2671 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale or trade by certain municipalities of a park under two acres that is no longer usable and functional as a park.
HB 2672 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the ineligibility of certain land for appraisal as open-space land.
HB 2673 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the competitive bidding requirements of certain government entities.
HCM 683 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Roosevelt Alexander on the occasion of his retirement as principal of Katy Junior High School following 35 years of distinguished service.
HCR 45 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Recognizing the Katy Rice Harvest Festival as the Official Rice Harvest Festival of Texas.
HJR 7 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the rights of the state and the defendant in a criminal case.
HJR 8 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Postponed in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment releasing a school district from the obligation to comply with an unfunded state educational mandate.
HJR 9 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills.
HJR 10 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes and for property tax relief, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law that also preserves equal access to the courts.
HJR 11 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the imposition of both a personal income tax and a sales and use tax at the same time.
HJR 12 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a personal income tax.
HJR 32 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the permanent and available school funds.
HJR 51 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting noneconomic damages for certain injuries.
HJR 108 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the senate to approve the settlement of certain suits in which the state is a party.
72nd Regular Session
HB 124 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the manner in which maximum capacity is established or increased for units in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, to the manner in which the systemwide capacity of the institutional division is increased, and to the housing of inmates in the institutional division.
HB 162 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the office of inspector general for education.
HB 163 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to public notice of information regarding the revenue, financial condition, and budget of certain political subdivisions.
HB 164 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the distribution of exemplary damages to the permanent school fund.
HB 165 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Relating to the financing of the foundation school program.
HB 203 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school secondary students enrolling for credit in public postsecondary institutions.
HB 204 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a managing conservator's or possessory conservator's possession of and access to a child on the filing of a petition alleging sexual abuse; providing a penalty.
HB 573 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of property and proceeds derived from criminal asset forfeiture to alleviate overcrowding in county jails.
HB 574 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the duties of an independent school district peace officer.
HB 575 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the designation of expert witnesses by the claimant in a professional malpractice claim.
HB 576 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to frivolous lawsuits.
HB 577 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil actions.
HB 578 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the validity of certain contracts entered into by an injured tort victim or a representative of an injured tort victim.
HB 579 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to deceptive trade practices and consumer protection.
HB 580 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to third party actions brought by workers' compensation claimants.
HB 581 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the limit on exemplary damages recoverable in certain types of lawsuits.
HB 582 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the operation of authorized emergency vehicles.
HB 835 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to actions against and the liability of certain governmental employees.
HB 1501 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the manner in which persons convicted of criminal offenses discharge fines and costs and serve probationary terms and to the retention of information about persons charged with or convicted of criminal offenses.
HB 2243 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of visitors in the Capitol and on the grounds of the Capitol by the State Preservation Board.
HB 2244 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to certain payments of money to school districts.
HB 2245 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the rights of children.
HB 2246 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the practice of certain attorneys ad litem.
HB 2247 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in certain actions for damages for death or injury caused by an act or omission occurring out of state.
HB 2248 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to allowing a county commissioners court to set a payment schedule for interpreters in criminal cases.
HB 2675 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the qualification of an expert witness in a suit involving a health care liability claim against a physician or health care provider.
HB 2676 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the proof of a health care liability claim.
HB 2677 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the deputy court reporter for the 70th Judicial District.
HB 2814 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to venue for an action against certain foreign companies.
HCR 228 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing 1991 as the Bill of Rights Bicentennial.
HJR 10 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity and authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed, school district taxes are assessed and collected, and state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated.
HJR 11 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment releasing a school district from the obligation to comply with an unfunded state educational mandate.
HJR 12 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the permanent and available school funds.
HJR 13 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the rights of the state and the defendant in a criminal case.
HJR 40 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills.
HJR 41 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a personal income tax.
HJR 42 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the imposition of both a personal income tax and a sales and use tax at the same time.
HR 97 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Recognizing February 6, 1991, as Katy, Texas, Day in the Capitol.
HR 608 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Deputy Richard Maurice Blackwell of the Harris County Sheriff's Department.
72nd 1st Called Session
HJR 17 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes, authorizing the legislature to redistribute a portion of the ad valorem taxes levied and collected by "tax haven" school districts, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, providing for appropriate state funding for rural school districts that are small and sparsely populated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law which also preserves equal access to the courts.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HJR 10 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes, authorizing the legislature to redistribute a portion of the ad valorem taxes levied and collected by "tax haven" school districts, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, providing for appropriate state funding for rural school districts that are small and sparsely populated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law which also preserves equal access to the courts.
72nd 3rd Called Session
HJR 1 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, providing for appropriate state funding for rural school districts that are small and sparsely populated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law that also preserves equal access to the courts.
72nd 4th Called Session
HJR 5 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes and for property tax relief, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law that also preserves equal access to the courts.
71st Regular Session
HB 1332 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the issuance, amendment, and renewal of waste discharge permits by the Texas Water Commission.
HB 1333 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to imposition, collection, and use of standby fees by certain water districts.
HB 1334 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Sentencing Commission.
HB 1335 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a defendant's right of contribution in certain civil actions.
HB 1336 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the validity of certain settlement agreements.
HB 1337 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of experimentation on animals in public and private schools.
HB 1338 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the status of emeritus engineer for senior engineers.
HB 1339 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation the property of nonprofit organizations that treat alcohol or drug abusers.
HB 1518 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
Caption: Relating to the development by the Texas Employment Commission of industry-specific criteria used in determining whether an independent contractor relationship exists in regard to services that may otherwise....
HB 1519 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements for insurance adjusters.
HB 1520 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to records and seals of notaries public and to qualification as a notary public.
HB 1615 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the financing of the foundation school program.
HB 1616 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to exemplary damages.
HB 1617 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to an exemption for public school districts from motor fuel taxes.
HB 1618 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the funding of aid to independent school districts for the acquisition of capital assets and the construction and improvement of instructional facilities; providing for the issuance of bonds.
HB 1619 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the office of inspector general for education.
HB 1620 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to public notice of information regarding the revenue and financial condition and the appraisal protest and appeal procedures of political subdivisions.
HB 1621 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a public school secondary students enrolling for credit in public postsecondary institutions.
HB 1622 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the ability of public school pupils to attend a school or educational program in a district in which the pupil does not reside.
HB 1917 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to funding compensatory education in the public schools with exemplary damages.
HB 1918 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the use of money seized under the Texas Controlled Substances Act for the purposes of dropout prevention.
HB 1919 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the date on which a school board considers or adopts a tax rate.
HB 1920 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to bilingual education and special language programs in public schools.
HB 1921 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the recovery of damages for loss of companionship and society and for mental anguish caused by wrongful death of a minor child.
HB 2205 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to readable language in certain insurance policies.
HB 2222 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to collateral benefits of a claimant in a civil suit.
HB 2223 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to frivolous lawsuits.
HB 2224 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to comparative responsibility and limitation of liability in certain civil cases.
HB 2506 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the tort liability of certain units of government and employees.
HB 2507 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to venue of foreign corporations.
HB 3068 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the construction and use of highways located near public schools in a county with a population of 2.2 million or more.
HCR 104 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging agencies and organizations involved in dropout prevention to extend services to youths 12 and 13 years of age.
HCR 105 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Directing the Legislative Budget Board staff to monitor use of federal Job Training Partnership Act funds.
HJR 61 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the permanent and available school funds.
HJR 71 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills.
HJR 72 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the imposition of both a personal income tax and a sales and use tax at the same time.
HJR 96 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity and authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed, school district taxes are....
HR 700 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Ashford Elementary School of Houston.
HR 903 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Eugene F. (Gene) Sims.
71st 5th Called Session
HJR 6 Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity and authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed, school district taxes are....
70th Regular Session
HB 775 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exempting certain personal property from seizure for the satisfaction of debts.
HB 776 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of issuing a bad check.
HB 777 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of issuing bad checks in pursuance of a scheme or continuing course of conduct.
HB 778 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offenses of theft and of theft of service.
HB 836 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requiring the filing of financial statements by elected county officers and candidates for elected county offices; providing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 837 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of cities and counties to regulate the location of certain sexually oriented commercial enterprises.
HB 1757 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of public school teachers for purposes of the career ladder.
HB 1758 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the posting of certain information by school districts.
HB 1759 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the ability of the state to adopt magnetic media for use in public schools.
HB 1760 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the assessment of basic skills of first grade students in public schools.
HB 1761 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the grade reporting period for public schools.
HB 1762 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Testimony received in committee
Caption: Relating to the validity of certain settlement agreements.
HB 1763 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of theft of a computer program.
HB 1764 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees charged by notaries public; providing criminal penalties.
HB 1765 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain requirements before a state agency may acquire real property or lease office space.
HB 1766 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to improve highways and levy assessments for the improvements.
HB 1767 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to repeal of the highway improvement law for a county with over two million inhabitants.
HB 1768 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to exemptions from assessment under the highway improvement law in certain counties.
HB 2115 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to teaching abstinence if human reproduction is taught in public schools.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 83 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to certain fees relating to alcoholic beverage regulation.
HJR 17 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills.
HJR 18 Author: Culberson, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the imposition of both a personal income tax and a sales and use tax at the same time.