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Legislation authored by Charles Finnell

Includes legislation with Charles Finnell as the primary author for the 63rd through 75th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

75th Regular Session
HB 497 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of frequent flyer bonuses awarded to certain state officers and employees.
HB 500 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney of the 50th Judicial District.
HB 664 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the authority of county judges to issue certain search warrants.
HB 1335 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to State Recreational Resources
Caption: Relating to fishing license exemptions.
HB 1545 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to pleas entered by a minor and the issuance of a summons to compel the appearance of the minor's parent in justice or municipal court.
HB 1884 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Midwestern State University.
HB 1894 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the rental of a motor vehicle to a state employee; providing a penalty.
HB 2353 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to rural rail transportation districts.
HB 2396 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the prevention of horse theft.
HB 2397 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to certain agreements to provide health care services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act.
HB 2521 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to apply for compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
HB 2522 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motorcycle on a public street or highway.
HB 3252 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to safety regulations for certain contract carriers.
HCR 32 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting permission to the YMCA Youth and Government Program to use the house and senate chambers.
HCR 106 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Extending the term of the Red River Boundary Commission to June 30, 2000.
HCR 126 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requesting the Texas congressional delegation to sponsor legislation regulating the speed at which a train may travel through a municipality.
HJR 110 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of constable in Jack County.
HR 20 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Sweet Home Baptist Church in Rule.
HR 21 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the congregation of Vashti Baptist Church on the church's 100th anniversary.
HR 22 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Seymour Old Settlers Reunion and Rodeo.
HR 25 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Dave Allred.
HR 1313 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Honorable D. R. "Tom" Uher on his many years of public service.
HR 1385 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Olney Masonic Lodge.
HR 1386 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Midway High School math and science team on its performance at the 1997 Texas Math and Science Coaches Association meet.
HR 1387 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Friberg-Cooper United Methodist Church on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
74th Regular Session
HB 499 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the rental of a motor vehicle to a state employee; providing a penalty.
HB 707 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a distance learning clearinghouse in the Department of Information Resources.
HB 708 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a distance learning clearinghouse in the Central Education Agency.
HB 1024 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the election of the members of the board of directors of the Jack County Hospital District.
HB 1124 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the investigation of certain railroad crossing violations reported by a railway employee.
HB 1294 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the duties of a clerk of a justice court.
HB 2531 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the tuition charged at certian public institutions of higher education to a student who resides in a bordering state.
HB 3002 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of frequent flyer bonuses awarded to certain state officers and employees.
HB 3003 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the control and eradication of cotton pests by the Department of Agriculture.
HCR 21 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of John Bowden Connally, Jr.
HCR 22 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Granting the Texas YMCA youth and government program permission to use the house and senate chambers on February 23, 24, and 25, 1995.
HCR 45 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of John C. White.
HCR 110 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Granting J. E. Isbell, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HCR 127 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United States to permit states to establish a 65 mph speed limit on certain highways.
HCR 128 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Re-creating the Red River Boundary Commission.
HR 17 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Vernon Regional Junior College men's rodeo team on attaining the 1994 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association championship.
HR 18 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Possum King Relays.
HR 19 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring St. Peter Lutheran Church on its 100 years of service as a house of worship.
HR 20 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of former Montague County Sheriff W. F. Conway.
HR 21 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating coach Jim Wood and the Quanah High School boys' golf squad on attaining the UIL Class 2A golf championship.
HR 22 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the 1993-1994 Holliday Eagle Band on winning the Class 2A state championship in marching band competition.
HR 23 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the Iwo Jima Survivors Association of Texas on their 50th anniversary reunion.
HR 24 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating coach Lonnie Gaylor and the Graham High School Lady Blues golf squad on their 1994 UIL Class 3A state championship.
HR 25 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of the Honorable Maurice Benton Ball.
HR 26 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Jack Crain.
HR 39 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Don C. King on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 110 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Valley View Baptist Church.
HR 111 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Windthorst High School girls' volleyball team on winning the 1994 Class A state championship.
HR 166 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Urging the Texas congressional delegation to support efforts to authorize states to establish a 65 mph speed limit on certain highways.
HR 239 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Doris Richeson on becoming the first woman leader of the Cactus Sqaudron of the Confederate Air Force.
HR 441 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20 and 21, 1995, as Graham-Young County Community Day at the Capitol.
HR 561 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Bowie High School Lady Rabbits basketball team.
HR 963 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring the week of May 14-20, 1995, as Santa Rosa Roundup Week in Texas.
HR 989 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Jacksboro High School FFA Range and Pasture team.
HR 1044 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Vernon State Hospital.
HR 1045 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Midway Independent School District math teams.
73rd Regular Session
HB 605 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of proceeds from the commission of certain offenses and to the compensation of crime victims.
HB 658 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the prevention of horse theft.
HB 1029 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas interactive multimedia communications fund; regulating interactive multimedia communications services and equipment.
HB 1053 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of frequent flyer bonuses awarded to certain state officers and employees.
HB 1224 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the creation of a county court at law in Wilbarger County.
HB 1310 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to certain special stops required of motor vehicles at railroad crossings.
HB 1656 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to enhanced pavement marking visibility at certain railroad grade crossings.
HB 1657 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the dismantling of a warning signal at a railroad crossing; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1658 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to state agency advisory committees.
HCM 122 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Ringgold Baptist Church on its 100th anniversary.
HCM 135 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Vernon High School Tennis Team for an outstanding year.
HCM 941 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing The First Annual "Iris Village Festival", dedicated to historic preservation.
HCM 942 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing the Olney One-Arm Dove Hunt Association.
HCM 946 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing The First Annual "Iris Village Festival", dedicated to historical preservation.
HCM 947 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing the Olney One-Arm Dove Hunt Association.
HCR 33 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Granting the Texas YMCA Youth and Government Program permission to use the house and senate chambers on February 25, 26, and 27, 1993, and February 17, 18, and 19, 1994.
HCR 71 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Granting J.E. Isbell, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HMM 1 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Linda Louise Craft of Jacksboro, Texas.
HMM 17 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Sergeant Richard Allen Beck of the Vernon Police Department.
HMM 20 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Lennie Frances Mosley Shelton.
HR 162 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Clay County Sheriff Jake Bogard on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 163 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Zack Thomason Burkett, Jr.
HR 164 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the First Baptist Church of Paducah on the 100th anniversary of its founding.
HR 317 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 1993, as Graham-Young County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 777 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to International & Cultural Relation
Caption: Recognizing the downtown square of Graham, Texas, as The Largest and Greatest Downtown Square in the United States.
HR 778 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to International & Cultural Relation
Caption: Recognizing Graham, Texas, as the Daffodil Capital of Texas.
HR 793 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Supporting the people of Graham in declaring the city's downtown square as the Largest and Greatest Downtown Square in the United States.
HR 794 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the efforts of the people of Graham to establish their city as the Daffodil Capital of Texas.
72nd Regular Session
HB 453 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of presumptions for the prosecution of theft of oil field equipment.
HB 454 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the speed limit on multilane divided highways.
HB 455 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to railroad crossing safety information regarding railroad intersections in municipalities.
HB 929 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to creation and operation of the Emerging Technologies Commercialization Corporation.
HB 1109 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the State Pension Review Board.
HB 1969 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to validating certain acts of a commissioners court committed before the creation of a hospital district in that county.
HB 2736 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Interactive Video Fund for Education.
HB 2737 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to luxury services and certain other items.
HB 2738 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain contracts pertaining to the reenactment of a crime and the payments of proceeds from those contracts into an escrow account for crime victims' compensation.
HB 2739 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of unsolicited facsimile transmission.
HB 2771 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to permitting capital punishment to be carried out as near the county in which the offense for which the defendant was convicted was committeed as is practical.
HCR 12 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Memorializing Congress to establish a maximum speed of 65 mph on all divided highways.
HCR 111 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Foard County on the 100th anniversary of the County's founding.
HCR 122 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Creating a Red River Boundary Commission.
HR 53 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 1990 Vernon High School football team.
HR 198 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the citizens of Holliday, Texas.
HR 247 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting the Texas YMCA Youth and Government Program permission to use the House Chamber on February 21, 22, and 23 in 1991 and February 27, 28, and 29 in 1992.
HR 794 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Archer County Judge B. G. Holder on his long and distinguished judicial career.
HR 795 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring The Foard County News on the centennial of its founding and commending the newspaper for its journalistic achievements.
HR 1023 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Enid Justin.
72nd 1st Called Session
HR 150 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Holliday Independent School District on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
HR 153 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the older citizens and pioneers of Archer County on Older Texans Day and commemorating the 100th annniversary of the Archer County Courthouse.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HR 59 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Vernon High School state academic championship team.
72nd 3rd Called Session
HB 10 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of proceeds from the commission of certain offenses and to the compensation of crime victims.
HCR 2 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the memory of Frank N. Ikard.
HR 25 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bill Klepper.
72nd 4th Called Session
HR 147 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Leigh McGee.
HR 148 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of the First United Methodist Church of Holliday on the occasion of their church's centennial.
HR 150 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating St. Mary's Catholic Church on the 100th anniversary of its founding.
HR 151 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring St. Mary's Catholic Church in Jacksboro on the memorable occasion of its 100th anniversary.
HR 174 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the First United Methodist Church of Electra on the 100th anniversary of its founding.
HR 175 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Chillicothe Church of Christ on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
HR 176 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Windthorst High School Trojanettes and their coaches on winning the UIL Class A state volleyball championship.
71st Regular Session
HB 891 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a resignation from or declination of a public office.
HB 892 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 997 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the minimum service requirement for benefits for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1117 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the continuation, name change, and operation of the Natural Fibers and Food Protein Commission.
HB 2405 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of unsolicited facsimile transmission.
HB 2406 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to contracts entered into by persons confined in the Texas Department of Corrections and the disposition of money paid to those persons under contract.
HB 2407 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the use of frequent flyer bonuses awarded to certain state officers and employees.
HB 2408 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to railroad crossing safety information regarding railroad intersections in unincorporated areas of the state.
HB 2951 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu in comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Outstanding Rural Scholar Recognition Program and the establishment of the Outstanding Rural Scholar fund in the state treasury to address the shortage of health care professionals....
HB 2952 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Baylor County Hospital District; granting the power of eminent domain; providing for the issuance of bonds and the levy of taxes.
HB 3209 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to creation and operation of the Emerging Technologies Commercialization Corporation.
HCR 12 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Creating the Texas State Artist Committee.
HCR 67 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring February 28, 1989, Counselors Day throughout the state.
HCR 159 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the Texas Aeronautics Commission to apply for funds for the purpose of studying the feasibility of locating a superport in Texas.
HCR 184 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Requesting the United States Congress to oppose any reduction in Medicare hospital payments.
HCR 270 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the 71st Texas Legislature and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation to implement a 65 mph speed limit.
HR 49 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 23, 1989 as Roy Orbison Day in the City of Vernon and throughout Texas.
HR 74 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing support for the continuation and expansion of programs that provide health care and personal care services for elderly and disabled Texans.
HR 380 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating March 15, 1989, as Older Workers Day.
HR 453 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Vernon High School tennis team.
HR 572 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the City of Vernon.
HR 1025 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the House Bible Study Group.
HR 1168 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring United States Representative Claude Pepper.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 131 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days--10/18/89
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of land and facilities by a county for lease to public entities for public purposes or to private entities for manufacturing or commercial purposes; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
HCR 2 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of United States Representative Claude Pepper.
HR 160 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Quanah Tribune-Chief.
71st 2nd Called Session
HR 118 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lane Frost.
HR 119 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert B. Anderson.
HR 120 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the First Baptist Church of Crowell.
HR 121 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Judge Olie Carriker.
HR 122 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the First Baptist Church of Nocona.
HR 123 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Police Lieutenant Walter "Tommy" Collins.
HR 124 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Santa Rosa Palomino Club.
HR 125 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Foster Davis.
HR 187 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Walter H. Stapp.
HR 202 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Clay County Drug and Alcohol Awareness Council.
HR 210 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Drug Free North Texas, Inc.
71st 3rd Called Session
HR 37 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former Chief Clerk Dorothy Hallman.
HR 47 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mr. Richard Neale "Tuff" Hedeman.
HR 102 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Boy Scouts.
71st 4th Called Session
HR 32 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Florice Stripling Jeffers.
HR 33 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the First Baptist Church of Iowa Park on its 100th anniversary.
71st 5th Called Session
HR 57 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Byers I.S.D.
HR 58 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Harrold I.S.D.
HR 59 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Gold Burg I.S.D.
HR 60 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Megargel I.S.D.
HR 136 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Wesley Stidham.
HR 137 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kim McManigal and Rachel Scott.
HR 138 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May as Older Americans Month.
71st 6th Called Session
HR 31 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring District Judge Leslie Thomas.
70th Regular Session
HB 151 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals.
HB 168 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to personal care homes and lodging homes for senior citizens or disabled persons.
HB 338 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Jack County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 1038 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to certain time requirements regarding claims of unemployment compensation benefits.
HB 1039 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the terms of office of the directors of the Wichita County Water Improvement District No. 2 and to the validation of certain actions of the board of directors.
HB 2276 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the number of signatures required for certain candidates' petitions filed in lieu of a filing fee.
HJR 112 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the terms of members of the house of representatives from two years to four years.
HR 180 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of Leon Douglas.
HR 194 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of Dewitt C. Greer.
HR 371 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Commending Parkinson societies and recognizing April as "Parkinson Awareness Month."
HR 413 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Honoring the 4-H and Youth Development Program and the memory of Mr. Ardra Hannah.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 158 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to luxury services and certain other items.
HR 88 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Honoring the city of Nocona, Texas on its 100th anniversary.
69th Regular Session
HB 583 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
Caption: Relating to the definition of a motor bus company for purposes of regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 653 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to study licensing standards for personal care homes.
HB 654 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the monitoring of trends in the construction of personal care homes by the Texas Health Facilities Commission.
HB 655 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain contracts pertaining to the reenactment of a crime and the payments of proceeds from those contracts into an escrow account for crime victims' compensation.
HB 656 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of cruelty to animals.
HB 657 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to suspending or denying a minor's driver's license or permit for conduct that violates certain state laws.
HB 1987 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of housing for the elderly.
HCR 88 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for Texas Department of Health programs relating to Alzheimer's disease.
HR 83 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Opposing the enactment of any federal law which would regulate the administration of state and local retirement systems.
HR 120 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Directing the Texas Housing Agency to insure that certain housing development financed by bonds includes accommodations for elderly individuals with low incomes.
HR 193 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Designating April as "Parkinson Awareness Month."
HR 226 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Congratulating the Vernon Lady Lions Basketball Team for acquiring the State 3-A Championship title.
HR 522 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Commending the 4-H youth and adults of the 4-H Volunteer Leaders' Association throughout the State of Texas for their dedication and commitment to the educational programs offered through this association.
68th Regular Session
HB 691 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations.
HB 1007 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to railroad crossing safety information.
HB 1214 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to transfer of accumulated contributions of certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 2044 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motorcycle or motor-driven cycle.
HB 2045 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of cruelty to animals.
HB 2046 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the offense of introduction of an alcoholic beverage, controlled substance, or dangerous drug into a city or county jail or furnishing of one of those substances to a jail inmate.
HB 2406 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment and powers of a juvenile board in the 46th Judicial District, composed of Wilbarger, Foard, and Hardeman counties.
HB 2407 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment and powers of a juvenile board in the 50th Judicial District, composed of Baylor, Cottle, King, and Knox counties.
HB 2408 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Foard County Hospital District.
HR 307 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Congratulating the Doans May Picnic Association on the occasion of its centennial celebration.
HR 324 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Opposing the enactment of any federal law which would regulate in any way the administration of state and local retirement systems and plans or affect the fiduciary duties of trustees of those systems and plans.
HR 326 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to opposing the enactment of any federal law which would regulate in any way the administration of state and local retirement systems and plans or affect the fiduciary duties of trustees of those systems and plans.
HR 327 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Commending work of Parkinson's Disease societies and support groups throughout the State of Texas and recognize May as "Parkinson Awareness Month."
HR 340 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Commending "June-Fest" in Holliday, Texas.
68th 1st Called Session
HB 25 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to Vernon Regional Junior College for employee insurance.
67th Regular Session
HB 428 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to short form acknowledgments.
HB 504 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of property limited in use to public access airport space purposes by deed or voluntary restrictions.
HB 505 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appraisal records of certain airport facilities or improvements for purposes of ad valorem taxation.
HB 506 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the possession and distribution of sodium pentobarbital and the use of that substance by humane societies and animal control agencies.
HB 1939 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Vote on passage to third reading reconsidered
Caption: Relating to railroad crossing safety information.
HB 2126 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to coordination of public health entities; to public health officers; and to state assistance to local health departments.
HB 2330 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties and financing of the Graham Water Supply District.
HR 50 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Commending Dewitt C. Greer.
HR 117 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of Judge Marvin F. London.
HR 118 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of former state Representative Anthony Paul "Tony" Fenoglio.
HR 119 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of Judge Louis T. Holland.
HR 120 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of former state Representative Truett Wilson.
66th Regular Session
HB 1331 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to ratification and implementation of the Red River Compact.
HB 2109 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contributions by agricultural employers subject to the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.
HB 2235 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to supplemental appropriations and transfers of funds for disaster and emergencies.
65th Regular Session
HB 1021 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the creation of a fire fighters relief and retirement fund; providing for the administration of the fund and the distribution of benefits; setting solvency and disclosure requirements for all fire fighters' pension plans; and providing civil penalties.
HB 1035 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the curtailment of school operations due to emergencies.
HB 1158 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain transactions involving securities; providing penalties.
HB 1270 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the office of bailiff of the 30th, 78th, and 89th District Courts.
HB 1772 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to an inspection certificate for a motor vehicle.
HB 1774 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the validation of certain acts and proceedings of school districts; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 140 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Memorializing Congress to oppose extension of federal price controls over intrastate natural gas supplies.
HR 22 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Congratulating former Representative Tony Fenoglio.
63rd Regular Session
HB 50 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to educational programs offered by Midwestern University in conjunction with the United States Air Force.
HB 1496 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Amending sections of Chapter 421, Acts of the 50th Legislature by deleting therefrom reference to "any motor vehicle using compressed gas as a fuel."
HB 1589 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, and financing of the Electra Hospital District of Wichita County, Texas, under Article IX, Section 9, of the Texas Constitution; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1734 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Amending Section 12 of Chapter 762, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969 (Article 1200aa, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) to provide that complaints in the municipal court of the City of Wichita Falls may be sworn to before the city attorney, or his assistant or deputy, the city clerk, or any officer authorized to administer oaths; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1740 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the members of the juvenile board in Wichita County; amending Section 1, Chapter 64, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1951, as amended (Article 5139F, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HCR 81 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending citizens of Clay County on Centennial Celebration.
HCR 224 Author: Finnell, Charles
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules to allow the House of Representatives to take up S.B. No. 979.
HR 256 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Commending James B. Barnett.
62nd Regular Session
HB 545 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating the office of District Attorney for the 97th Judicial District.
HB 1459 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to the composition of administrative judicial districts.
HB 1460 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of a hospital district over all the territory comprising the Nocona and Prairie Valley Independent School Districts of Montague County, Texas.
HR 483 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Commending the Jim Bowie Saddle Club.
HR 484 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Commending Willett S. Thomas.
HR 648 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of William Frank Bishop.
HR 649 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of John A. Killough.
HR 654 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of Luther T. Hunter.
HR 655 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of James E. (Jimmy) Fields.
62nd 1st Called Session
HR 38 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Friedel on their Golden Wedding Anniversary.
HR 56 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: In memory of Earl C. Fitts.
62nd 2nd Called Session
HR 43 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Congratulating the citizens of Graham as they celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of their town.
HR 54 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Congratulating the members of the 1972-73 Graham High School Student Council.
62nd 3rd Called Session
HR 99 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Commending Captain and Mrs. Richard M. Rosser.
61st Regular Session
HB 595 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to including Lee County under the provisions of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
HB 598 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to licenses for certain persons, activities and objects relating to liquid petroleum gas (LPG); and relating to the categories for assessing fees for such licenses.
HB 927 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to the salary of a stenographer or clerk for any district attorney in judicial districts composed of two or more counties.
HB 1219 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governor's office to arrange planning assistance for political subdivisions; providing an effective date.
61st 1st Called Session
HB 69 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing any river authority to provide fresh water for domestic, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and any other lawful services for which it was created to an area and its inhabitants that may be within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of any city within the boundary limits of the river authority.
61st 2nd Called Session
HB 67 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing any river authority to provide fresh water for domestic, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and any other lawful services for which it was created to an area and its inhabitants that may be within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of any city within the boundary limits of the river authority.
60th Regular Session
HB 837 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to use of the jury wheel in certain counties.
HB 838 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relating to the authority of any county or political subdivision of a county to procure certain group insurance policies covering officers and employees, and to pay for all or part of the premiums with local funds.
HB 1205 Author: Finnell, Charles
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of railroad equipment, roadbeds, and rights of way.
HB 1301 Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the appointment, compensation, and expenses of deputy shorthand reporters.