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Legislation authored by John Shields

Includes legislation with John Shields as the primary author for the 73rd through 77th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

77th Regular Session
HB 408 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to misrepresentation concerning political activity of a tax-exempt organization; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 409 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the name, address, and phone number of a bondsman appear on the face of performance and payment bonds.
HB 540 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to collateral protection insurance.
HB 1032 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which certain municipalities may use revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax.
HB 1257 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special "Choose Life" license plates.
HB 1323 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files when an indictment or information is dismissed or quashed.
HB 1389 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the classification of the use of water for the irrigation of horticultural products for purposes of regulation by the Edwards Aquifer Authority.
HB 1426 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of an obsolete provision authorizing a temporary reduction of the royalty rate on gas produced from certain state land.
HB 1455 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of Cibolo Canyon Conservation and Improvement District No. 1; granting the authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 1835 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to responses to medical grievances filed by inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 1960 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to character education programs in public schools.
HB 2014 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 2067 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to serve as members of the State Board of Education or act as general counsel to that board.
HB 2581 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain subdivision improvements and the bond requirements for certain subdivision improvements.
HB 3228 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to containment systems required for certain underground storage tanks.
HB 3557 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to advanced transportation districts and the funding of those districts.
HCR 319 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the quasquicentennial of the Texas Constitution.
HR 54 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Amending the House Rules to prohibit Sunday sessions.
HR 1176 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Winston Churchill High School senior Nicole Melton for winning the Class 5A individual girls state golf title.
HR 1203 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Hidden Forest Elementary School for being selected as a national Blue Ribbon School.
76th Regular Session
HB 704 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a teacher's right of refusal following an assault by a student and allowing school districts the option of expelling students for assaulting school district employees.
HB 705 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offenses of and providing for recovery of reasonable attorney's fees for falsely identifying a tax-exempt organization with political activity or endangering the tax-exempt status of an organization by unauthorized engaging in political activity in the name of the organization, and creating a private cause of action.
HB 1267 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the fee an employer may deduct from an employee's earnings for withholding child support from salary.
HB 1292 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the sales price of a taxable item that may be sold in a tax-free sale held by certain organizations.
HB 1743 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the registration and the transfer of motor vehicles owned by certain persons on active duty in the armed forces of the United States.
HB 1791 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files when an indictment or information is dismissed or quashed.
HB 2195 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a municipal court of record in Hill Country Village.
HB 3698 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to allowing Health Maintenance Organization enrollees to choose a nonnetwork pediatrician as primary care physician.
HB 3699 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the distribution of federal local law enforcement block grants; granting rulemaking authority.
HB 3700 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice of intent to use real property for a public purpose.
HB 3701 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a school property tax credit for certain education-related expenses.
HB 3702 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a governor's private citizen committee to study and recommend cost control in state government.
HB 3703 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the payment of interest on tax overpayments.
HB 3704 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirement for the name, address, and phone number of the bondsman to appear on the face of performance and payment bonds.
HB 3714 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to collateral protection insurance.
HB 3715 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of higher education institutions under the Higher Education Coordinating Act of 1965.
HCR 54 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Ronald K. Calgaard on his retirement from Trinity University.
HJR 7 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HR 127 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Ronald K. Calgaard on his retirement from Trinity University.
HR 513 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Diane Howe Ross.
HR 573 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United States to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or political subdivision thereof, or an official of any state or political subdivision, to levy or increase taxes.
HR 1033 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Odyssey of the Mind team from Barbara Bush Middle School.
HR 1322 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Redland Oaks Elementary School's "Exemplary" status.
75th Regular Session
HB 526 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the immediate qualification for an ad valorem tax exemption for a church or other nonprofit organization.
HB 531 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to expunction of certain records of the Texas Department of Insurance.
HB 598 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of certain administrative costs incurred by an employer in implementing a garnishment order.
HB 635 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school admission and attendance; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 669 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain activities involving false proof of motor vehicle liability insurance coverage; providing criminal penalties.
HB 670 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/98
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 730 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to promoting security and safety for neighborhood residents by permitting the limiting of access to certain municipal streets and alleys.
HB 731 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the funding of the telecommunications infrastructure fund.
HB 760 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for contributions made to medical savings accounts.
HB 811 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to liability insurance provided by a school district for certain purposes.
HB 1781 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a governor's committee to study cost control in state government.
HB 2274 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the exemption of insurance benefits and certain annuity proceeds from seizure under process.
HB 2275 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of and procedure in justice and small claims courts.
HB 2276 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the disposition of a juvenile who damages property with graffiti, to law enforcement records relating to a child who uses a graffiti tag, and to the criminal responsibility of a parent for a child's criminal mischief involving graffiti; providing a penalty.
HB 2969 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files when an indictment or information is dismissed or quashed.
HB 3008 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to certain inquiries made by the Texas Department of Insurance and information from those inquiries.
HB 3422 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain district courts in Bexar County.
HB 3423 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a consolidated municipal-county government in Bexar County.
HB 3518 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation insurance requirements for public contracts.
HJR 58 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide an exemption from ad valorem taxation for a residence homestead that has been constructed or improved to remove architectural or physical barriers to a resident of the homestead who has a disability.
HJR 84 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appraisal of real property for ad valorem taxation.
HJR 85 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Texas Redistricting Commission and to revise the constitutional redistricting provisions.
HJR 86 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a member of the Bexar County Commissioners Court may serve in office.
HJR 105 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the legislature may create a commission to recommend abolishing or reducing the size of state agencies and require future legislatures to accept or reject, but not amend, the commission's recommendations.
HJR 118 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the voters of Bexar County and certain political subdivisions located, in whole or in part, in Bexar County to create a consolidated city-county government by adopting a charter restructuring and consolidating political subdivisions.
HR 149 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joshua Clark Davis for his achievements during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.
HR 308 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Walter Stoneham on the occasion of his retirement as chief appraiser of Bexar County.
HR 309 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Edward L. Wellberg, Jr.
HR 632 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jiovanni Batista "John" Zito.
HR 1049 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Earl "Jack" Fulbright.
74th Regular Session
HB 129 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to medical savings accounts; providing a penalty.
HB 130 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to restitution to be made by juveniles convicted of criminal activity.
HB 131 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain assaults committed on employees of certain primary or secondary schools.
HB 132 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation by home-rule municipalities of streets, avenues, alleys, and boulevards.
HB 133 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a student enrolled in a general academic teaching institution serve as an assistant to a public school teacher.
HB 146 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of the records and proceedings of a medical committee.
HB 147 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to abolishing the school district property tax and dedicating all lottery revenue, some sales taxes and certain other statewide taxes to education.
HB 148 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to consumer protection for unfair competition and unfair practices for the business of insurance.
HB 907 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prekindergarten classes in public schools.
HB 908 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to computing and reporting the number of state employees.
HB 1213 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to truancy.
HB 1808 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for payments made to certain medical savings accounts.
HB 1934 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appeal from a justice or municipal court in a criminal case.
HB 2256 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to viatical settlements.
HB 2257 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain inquiries made by the Texas Department of Insurance and information from those inquiries.
HB 2258 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose a fee for municipal drainage.
HB 2259 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to discipline in public school classrooms.
HB 2790 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the exemption of insurance benefits and certain annuity proceeds from seizure under process.
HB 2791 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the retirement system for police officers and fire fighters in certain municipalities.
HB 2792 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the annexation of an area in certain home-rule municipalities by certain general-law municipalities.
HB 2793 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the regulation of insurance holding companies.
HB 2794 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to penalties for violation of certain insurance laws relating to licensing and regulation of life insurance counselors.
HB 3136 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the standard Nonforfeiture benefits for life insurance.
HJR 28 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit the United States Supreme Court, and all other federal courts, from ordering or instructing a state, or a political subdivision thereof, or an official of such state or political subdivision, to levy or increase taxes for any reason.
HJR 83 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of years that a person may serve in an elective executive department office of state government.
HJR 84 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the time that a person may serve in certain judicial offices and changing the titles of certain judicial officers.
HJR 85 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office.
HJR 86 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in an elective county or precinct office.
HJR 87 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to specify twelve-year terms of service for justices of the United States Supreme Court and for judges of federal courts inferior thereto.
HR 264 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Karen Tedder.
HR 265 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Constable Bill C. Hancock.
HR 266 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jennifer Stork.
HR 267 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Nelson on being named a finalist in the Environmental Stamp Design Contest.
HR 268 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roy Maas.
HR 269 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Holman and Genevieve Murray Cox on the occasion of their 65th wedding anniversary.
HR 689 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Arline Patterson.
HR 690 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jack Ridgeway for his contributions to his community.
HR 691 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring George H. Ensley on his exemplary tenure as president of the Rotary Club of San Antonio.
HR 736 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. J. Raleigh Jackson.
HR 1005 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Shirley Trevor on the occasion of her retirement.
HR 1055 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Pastor Allen Randolph.
HR 1056 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Barbara Schoolcraft.
73rd Regular Session
HB 586 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to truancy proceedings in certain justice courts.
HB 1540 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to regulation of multiple employer welfare arrangements; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties; providing for fees.
HB 1653 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain students from the Texas academic skills program.
HB 1927 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of the records and proceedings of a medical committee.
HB 2246 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the criminal responsibility of a person who is 13 years of age or older and who intentionally inflicts serious bodily injury on another by the use of a deadly weapon.
HB 2247 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain safety equipment by a bicycle operator or passenger; providing a penalty.
HB 2602 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to consumer protection for unfair competition and unfair practices for the business of insurance.
HB 2664 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to abolishing the school district property tax and dedicating all lottery revenue, some sales taxes and certain other statewide taxes to education.
HB 2665 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the insurance industry.
HB 2762 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the election of district judges in certain counties by cumulative voting.
HB 2763 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to indemnifying physicians who provide free medical care to indigent patients.
HB 2764 Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of school children during normal school operating hours from campaigning for any person or proposition on election ballots.
HB 2765 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of game killed illegally within city limits.
HCM 19 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Gayle Randolph on the occasion of her 50th birthday.
HCM 21 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Donn Edward Edgington, Jr., for being awarded rank of Eagle Scout.
HCM 98 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Joey Legere on his appointment to the Merchant Marine Academy.
HCM 130 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Madison High School Girls' Soccer Team on their state championship.
HCM 142 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Bexar County Republican Women's Club for their exceptional contributions.
HCM 920 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Ms. Bea B. Devlin on retiring as principal of Madison High School in San Antonio, Tx.
HCM 921 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. Marion "Don" Wilkinson on retiring as principal of Northern Hills Elementary in San Antonio, Tx.
HCM 1020 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Susan Close on her graduation from Churchill High School.
HCR 85 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation authorizing states to require out-of-state mail order businesses to collect and remit sales and use taxes on sales to customers within the state.
HCR 188 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives to make a correction to H.B. 1540.
HJR 87 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to redistricting and the creation of a redistricting commission to redistrict the state's congressional, legislative, and other statewide election districts.
HR 398 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending George B. Pierce for his service in the House of Representatives.
HR 518 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the exceptional contributions of the Bexar County Republican Women's Club.
HR 519 Author: Shields, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the exceptional contributions of the Alamo City Republican Women's Club.